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Crouse Hospital doctors meet their oldest patient ever
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Doctors and nurses at Crouse Hospital met their oldest patient ever on Sunday. He wasn't the doctors' average patient but, procedurally, it was just another CT Scan. The patients name was Hen and his age was about 2,000 years ...
Flu season hits Massachusetts early; some question vaccine's effectiveness
Flu season arrived early this year and, for some, may put a damper on the holidays. “This is the earliest I've seen since 2003-04,” said Dr. Alfred DeMaria, medical director for the state Department of Public Health's Bureau of Infectious Disease ...
Duque: Sanofi 'not forthright' on Dengvaxia risks
Former health secretaries Janette Garin, Paulyn Ubial and current Department oh Health chief Francisco Duque III attend the Senate blue ribbon probe into the procurement of the dengue vaccine. photo from the Senate of the Philippines Facebook page ...
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Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Putting the Risk in Perspective
New York Times
The risk can't be ignored but isn't as great as it may seem from a recent study. By Aaron E. Carroll. Dec. 10, 2017. I have a severe intestinal condition known as ulcerative colitis. For some time, I've taken an immunosuppressant to control the flare ...
Fake Botox doctor sentenced to prison in Arizona
PHOENIX — A man who posed as a doctor and ran an illegal Botox and laser clinic in Tempe has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Craig Allen Scherf misrepresented himself to his victims as a doctor licensed to perform cosmetic injections and ...
Grant Thornton signs 'Time to Change' pledge to end mental health discrimination
Grant Thornton has joined the likes of Royal Mail, the NHS and Barclays to become the latest large employer to sign the Time to Change pledge. The UK-focused scheme is aimed at changing business attitudes, and ending the stigmatisation of mental ...
CAR T, immunotherapy bring new hope for multiple myeloma patients
Micrograph of a plasmacytoma, the histologic correlate of multiple myeloma. H&E stain. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0. Two investigational immunotherapy approaches, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, have shown encouraging ...
Oklahoma researchers develop robots to fill care gap
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — In the next decade, Grandma's in-home caregiver could be a robot. The number of people age 60 or older is projected to grow by 56 percent worldwide by 2030, according to the United Nations. But, the number of caregivers is not ...
Bi-annual MRI beats mammograms in detecting breast cancer among women with genetic risk
Intensive surveillance including a dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) exam every six months was far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than an annual mammogram ...
Soy, cruciferous vegetables associated with fewer common breast cancer treatment side effects
Micrograph showing a lymph node invaded by ductal breast carcinoma, with extension of the tumour beyond the lymph node. Credit: Nephron/Wikipedia. Consuming soy foods (such as soy milk, tofu and edamame) and cruciferous vegetables (such as cabbages ...