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Study helps compare risks of treatments for early esophageal cancer

A new study, published in the July, 2014, issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute by Northwestern Medicine researchers, sheds new light on the risks associated with the growing ...

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Type of lymphoma treatment impacts degree of harm to sperm

(HealthDay)—Lymphoma treatment has damaging effects on spermatogenesis but, in most patients, sperm production recovers within two years post-treatment, according to a study published online ...

16 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Viral therapy could boost limb-saving cancer treatment

Viruses designed to target and kill cancer cells could boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy to the arms and legs and help avoid amputation, a new study reports.

Mon 21 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Study examines presence of uterine cancers at the time of hysterectomy using morcellation

Among women undergoing a minimally invasive hysterectomy using electric power morcellation, uterine cancers were present in 27 per 10,000 women at the time of the procedure, according to a study ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Recently identified molecule could lead to new way to repair tendons

It's an all-too familiar scenario for many people. You sprain your ankle or twist your knee. If you're an adult, the initial pain is followed by a long road of recovery, with no promise that ...

Fri 25 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers find new fertility drug to be more effective than one used for past 40 years

A fertility drug used for more than four decades could soon be replaced with another drug that is 30 percent more effective in helping women become pregnant, according to a study with University ...

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended computerized tomography (CT) lung screening for people at high risk for cancer, but a potential problem with CT is that many patients ...

Fri 25 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers identify a treatment that prevents tumor metastasis

Metastasis, the strategy adopted by tumor cells to transform into an aggressive form of cancer, are often associated with a gloomy prognosis. Managing to block the metastasis or, even better, ...

Thu 24 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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When it comes to depressed men in the military, does size matter?

Both short and tall men in the military are more at risk for depression than their uniformed colleagues of average height, a new study finds. This study was published today in the open access ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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DIY Vaginal Ultrasounds Reduce Doctor Visits

Women perform vaginal ultrasounds at home, while their doctor views the images from afar.

Fri 25 Jul 14 from Discovery.com

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