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  • March 26, 2012

Most High-Grade Non-Invasive Bladder Cancer Patients Not Getting Right Care

Most High-Grade Non-Invasive Bladder Cancer Patients Not Getting Right Care 4.52 The majority of patients with high-grade non-invasive bladder cancer are not getting the care recommended by official guidelines from the American Urology Association and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network; essential treatment to minimize the chances of a recurrence or cancer progression, researchers from UCLA’s […]

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  • March 22, 2012

Sjogren’s Syndrome: How Did It Affect Venus Williams’ Performance?

Sjogren’s Syndrome: How Did It Affect Venus Williams’ Performance? 4.5251 Venus Williams, sister of tennis champion Serena and a seven-time major champion and two-time US Open titlist herself, has played 11 matches on the women’s tour this year. However, as the tennis world focuses its attention to the United States and the US Open in […]

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  • March 21, 2012

Overweight men face discrimination

Overweight men face discrimination 3 Overweight men face discrimination when shopping and applying for jobs, according to new research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Larger men face subtle discrimination. Previous research has looked at weight stigmatization or discrimination toward women, but less so for men. Enrica Ruggs, assistant professor of psychology and colleagues […]

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  • March 15, 2012

The Shocking Truth About Giving Birth In South Africa

The Shocking Truth About Giving Birth In South Africa 4.5484 Imagine going to a hospital while in labor, only to be told you are lying and then to be sent outside in the street, or being pinched, slapped and rough-handled by medical staff while in labor – in South Africa these awful incidents, and many […]

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  • March 13, 2012

Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks

Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks 4.56 Like microscopic inchworms, cancer cells slink away from tumors to travel and settle elsewhere in the body. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal Nature that new anti-cancer agents break down the looping gait these cells use to migrate, […]

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  • March 09, 2012

DCF To Move Ahead With Foster-Care Changes After Bill Fails

DCF To Move Ahead With Foster-Care Changes After Bill Fails Wikimedia Commons A bill aimed at reforming the way Florida foster children are placed in group homes died on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. But the bill’s failure isn’t likely to stop efforts by state and national policymakers to try to reduce […]

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  • March 06, 2012

Combination Drug Therapy May Be Best Treatment For Osteoporosis

Combination Drug Therapy May Be Best Treatment For Osteoporosis 3.55 The combination of two different drugs for osteoporosis was found to increase bone mineral density (BMD) more than treatment with either drug alone, according to the results of a small clinical trial published in The Lancet. The combination, which included teriparatide, a bone-building (anabolic) drug, […]

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