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81 Percent of Dollar Store Products Tested Contain Chemicals Linked To Learning Disabilities, Cancer and Serious Illnesses

81 Percent of Dollar Store Products Tested Contain Chemicals Linked To Learning Disabilities, Cancer and Serious Illnesses

HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products. The report - A Day…


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Cancer screening of women with dense breast tissue is a subject of great interest to both the medical community and…

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Chemo before breast cancer operation increases…

Patients with larger malignant tumors of the breast who undergo chemotherapy before a breast cancer operation are more likely to opt for a breast-preserving procedure and forgo a mastectomy (surgical removal of the breast), according to a new study published online as an “article in press” in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. The study will appear in… Chemo before breast cancer operation increases likelihood of breast-preserving procedure

UW ophthalmologists help demonstrate effectiveness of…

An ophthalmology research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison took part in a nationwide clinical trial comparing treatments for a form of diabetic eye disease. The study found that three commonly used drugs perform much the same for those with mild vision problems, but one medication performed better for those with more serious vision loss.

The results were published online… UW ophthalmologists help demonstrate effectiveness of diabetic macular edema treatments



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Survey shows postmenopausal women with VVA…

Newly released patient satisfaction survey results from a study of a novel investigational vaginal estrogen treatment show promise for improving quality of life and satisfaction for postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex and other symptoms associated with vulvar and… Survey shows postmenopausal women with VVA report improved satisfaction with VagiCap

After hospital discharge, deadly heart risks…

In the month following an older heart patient’s hospital discharge, there is a one in five risk of rehospitalization or death, but little is known about how these risks change over time. A new study by Yale School of Medicine… After hospital discharge, deadly heart risks can remain for up to a year

Help is just a call away…

New research reveals that telephone-based peer support may help reduce postnatal depression, also known as postpartum depression, in new mothers. Findings published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing also found that social support from peers may be effective for maternal… Help is just a call away for mothers with postnatal depression




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Support for sleeping in? Half of…

Should teenagers be able to hit the snooze button one more time before school? Ask their parents and half say they would support later school start times, according to today’s University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on… Support for sleeping in? Half of parents favor later school start times for teens

Marital ‘long-timers’ have a ‘modest rebound’…

While people in the early years of marriage have sex more frequently, and their sexual activity tapers off over time, a slight rebound occurs for those whose marriages endure longer than half a century, according to new research.

The study… Marital ‘long-timers’ have a ‘modest rebound’ in sexual frequency after 50 years

Research uncovers connection between Craigslist personals,…

Craigslist’s entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases, according to research from the University of Minnesota published in the December issue of MIS Quarterly. When mapped at the national level, more than 6,000… Research uncovers connection between Craigslist personals, HIV trends




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Visceral adipose tissue, rather than body mass index (BMI) or overall subcutaneous fat, was associated with the development of hypertension, researchers found.

In a multivariate analysis, BMI initially was associated with incident hypertension, with a relative risk of 1.24 (95%… Visceral Fat and Hypertension: A Link?

Gene therapy method targets tumor blood…

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report developing a gene delivery method long sought in the field of gene therapy: a deactivated virus carrying a gene of interest that can be injected into… Gene therapy method targets tumor blood vessels

Researchers discover promising targets for treating…

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IgE is the antibody that triggers allergic… Researchers discover promising targets for treating allergies and asthma

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