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Blood Test Finds Cancer Before Symptoms Start - NBCNews.com
Researchers say they have taken a big step towards developing a test that can tell people if they have cancer long before the first symptoms show up. The blood test detected the majority of cancers in people with four of the biggest cancer killers ...
Pubic Hair Grooming: How Often People Hurt Themselves - Forbes
What could possibly go wrong when you use a sharp object or hot wax on your private areas? Apparently a lot, according to a survey just published in JAMA Dermatology. Bragging about your sports injuries may seem cool at a party or on a date. Bragging ...
A New Therapy May Cure Kids of Peanut Allergy - TIME
In a long-term study of the latest treatment for peanut allergy, scientists in Australia report that an immune-based therapy helped children allergic to peanuts eat them without reactions for four years. The study, published in the journal Lancet Child ...
FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of Leukemia - U.S. News & World Report
FDA approves new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed. Aug. 17, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of ...
A SeaWorld clan loses its matriarch — the third killer whale to die at one of the parks this year - Washington Post
Veterinarians at SeaWorld San Diego have euthanized the matriarch of its killer whale clan following a battle with lung disease. Marine park officials said Kasatka, who was nearly 42 years old, died late Tuesday “surrounded by members of her pod, as ...
Authorities: San Juan County Man Dies From West Nile Virus - U.S. News & World Report
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A 61-year-old San Juan County man has died from the West Nile virus. New Mexico Department of Health officials say it is the state's first known West Nile death this year. They also say four Bernalillo County residents have ...
Cops, firefighters, teachers, doctors embroiled in $25M drug fraud scheme, feds say - NJ.com
CAMDEN -- Federal officials announced Thursday that two men have pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that used a network of recruiters, doctors, and state and local government employees to collect millions for unnecessary compounded prescriptions.
Is it really Lyme disease? New test may be able to tell - CBS News
WASHINGTON -- Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or another disease can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to do it early — using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood. It's still highly experimental, but initial studies ...
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women? - Philly.com
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights. The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime ...
Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth - NPR
In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren't healing properly. A study ...