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NHS pressures at risk of stifling cancer research, says report

Daily pressures on the NHS are having a serious impact on its ability to support world-leading research into cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-commissioned report from the University ...

Wed 20 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Mutations that drive cancer lurk in healthy skin

Healthy tissue carries mutations that drive cancer, samples of normal skin cells show.

15 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Reproducibility crisis: Blame it on the antibodies

Antibodies are the workhorses of biological experiments, but they are littering the field with false findings. A few evangelists are pushing for change.

Tue 19 May 15 from Nature News

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Pliability, elasticity of skin increase following wrinkle treatment with Botox

Skin pliability and elasticity improved after treatment with onabotulinum toxin (Botox) for mild facial wrinkles and the effect lasted for up to four months, according to a report published ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Not all with dense breasts have high interval cancer risk

(HealthDay)ŚNot all women with high breast density have high risk of interval cancer, according to a study published in the May 19 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Tue 19 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Public not being informed about dangers of medical overdiagnosis

A national survey reveals that only one in ten Australians report being told about the risk of overdiagnosis by their doctors, according to research published today in the scientific journal ...

Wed 20 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Family history of breast cancer doesn't mean a poor prognosis for women who develop the disease

A new large study finds that women who are diagnosed with breast cancer and have a family history of the disease face no worse of a prognosis after treatment than other women with breast cancer. ...

Tue 19 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Urine-based test improves on PSA for detecting prostate cancer

A new urine-based test improved prostate cancer detection - including detecting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer - compared to traditional models based on prostate serum antigen, or ...

Mon 18 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Osteoporosis screening: Too common for low-risk women, too uncommon for higher-risk women

Many of those who should get it, don't. And many of those who shouldn't, do. That's the story of a common screening test for osteoporosis, according to new research from UC Davis Health System.

Tue 19 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Brain tumors: Mapping of motor areas in the brain by magnetic stimulation

A method known as navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (nTMS) has been gaining importance in neurosurgery for some time now. Among other applications, it is used to map brain tumors before ...

17 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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