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Physician group issues new breast cancer screening guidelines

Physician group issues new breast cancer screening guidelines About 20 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer over a 10-year period will be overdiagnosed and likely overtreated. The complete research results can be found in The Annals of Internal Medicine . The analytical tools such as Porter's five forces analysis, feasibility study, and investment return analysis have been used to analysed the growth of the key players operating in the market ... [Full Article...]

New 'Cancer Vaccine' Attacks Tumors From Within

New 'Cancer Vaccine' Attacks Tumors From Within The success of this combined immunotherapy approach has prompted new clinical trials for breast, head, and neck cancer where the in situ vaccine will be used in conjunction with checkpoint blockade drugs. Dr. Brody explained that after injecting a single tumor, researchers saw "tumors all throughout the body melting away", Live Science reported. The treatment is referred to as a vaccine be... [Full Article...]

Brain zaps help boost memory in people over 60

Brain zaps help boost memory in people over 60 Sometimes called the workbench or scratchpad of the mind, it's crucial for things like taking medications, paying bills, buying groceries or planning, Reinhart said. For alternating current, delivered by electrodes embedded in a skull cap, to become a treatment for working memory deficits, however, it would have to overcome a long list of hurdles, starting with proof that it's safe. [Full Article...]

72 sick from mysterious E. coli outbreak, CDC reports

72 sick from mysterious E. coli outbreak, CDC reports The investigation includes infections recently reported by the Kentucky Department of Public Health, which announced March 29 that 20 Kentuckians had tested positive with a strain of E. The CDC reported 36 cases were in Kentucky, which now has the highest number of reported cases linked to the outbreak. Since no single food item, retailer, or restaurant chain has been identified as the sour... [Full Article...]

OR woman lived until 99 with organs in the wrong places

OR woman lived until 99 with organs in the wrong places Bentley lived most of her adult life near the rural northwestern OR town of Molalla, where she and her husband, James Bentley, owned and operated the Bentley Feed Store. However, before she passed away on October 11, 2017, Bentley and her husband, James (who had died 13 years earlier), had signed up for OHSU's "Body Donation Program". [Full Article...]

Calcium supplements linked to cancer in major study

The study looked at data from more than 27,000 US adults, 20 years old and up, to measure the links between dietary supplement use and death from all causes, cardiovascular disease , and cancer . "Based on the totality of evidence, it's becoming more and more clear that the regular use of dietary supplements is not beneficial in reducing the risk of mortality among the general population in th... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders' tax returns reveal he's a millionaire

Bernie Sanders' tax returns reveal he's a millionaire Vermont Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has promised to release his tax returns by Monday April 15. He said they will be released "certainly before" April 15 and added that President Donald Trump should do the same. "April 15, 2019, will be the 10th year, so I think you will see them". Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have... [Full Article...]

Feds break up $1.2B Medicare scam targeting seniors

Feds break up $1.2B Medicare scam targeting seniors Attorney Craig Carpenito said. "Today, one of the largest healthcare fraud schemes in U.S. history came to an end", said Robert Johnson, assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, one of several agencies involved. "The conspiracy.details broad corruption, massive amounts of greed and systemic flaws in our health care system that were exploited by the defendants". [Full Article...]


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