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Visualizing How Cancer Cells Coalesce to Form 'Tumors'

In real time, scientists at the University of Iowa have used computerized 3D images to show how cancer cells recruit surrounding cells into a growing. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:11:00 EST

ICARE: Usual Care Stroke Rehab Best for Motor Outcomes

But high-intensity task-orientated rehabilitation studies in ICARE have shown some benefits on other outcomes yet to be formally reported, researchers. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:26:59 EST

What's Hot at ISC 2016?

After last year's landmark trials making endovascular therapy the standard of care, the stroke community meets in Los Angeles ahead of the Oscars for. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:53:33 EST

Normal-Weight Central Obesity May Up Mortality in CAD Patients

The findings "highlight the need" for combining total and central obesity measures, such as waist-hip ratio, "in adiposity-related risk. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:43:22 EST

Superbug Review Says More Vaccines Needed to Reduce Antibiotic Use

More use of vaccines would reduce the need to use antibiotics and help fight the rise of drug-resistant superbug infections, according to a British go. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:56:19 EST

Postdischarge Care Worse for MI Patients Sent to PCI Center

"This article is showing us something we probably should have realized from the beginning," says an observer: MI patients transferred for PC. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:45:15 EST

Zika, Disease of the Poor, May Not Change Abortion in Brazil

The Zika outbreak has revived the debate about easing abortion laws in Brazil. Reuters Health Information. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:04:45 EST

Early Data for Combo Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer

Phase 1 results showed antitumor activity with a combination of investigational checkpoint inhibitors, but toxicity was 'substantial.' Medscape Medi. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:33:14 EST

US Recommendations Against PSA Test Taken to Heart by PCPs

Primary care providers in the US have halved their use of PSA testing following the 2012 task force recommendations not to routinely screen all men. U. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:29:01 EST

Social Media Helps Young Diabetics 'Stay in Care,' Says UK Guidance

Social media and communication tools such as Skype should form part of a strategy to help young people with diabetes as they transition from pediatric. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:25:38 EST

Radiation After Lumpectomy in Women ≥70 Still Common

Despite NCCN guidelines issued in 2004 against the practice, there has been scant decline in the use of postlumpectomy radiation therapy among elderly. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:58:49 EST

Some Pregnant Women Continue to Smoke, Despite Known Harms

More than 8% of US women smoked during their pregnancy in 2014, with rates highest in women in their early 20s, new data show. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:48:06 EST

Meniscus Surgery Criteria Called Into Question

Catching and locking may not provide reliable indications that arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is warranted. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:47:00 EST

Lower Oxygen Target Ups Death, Disability in Preemies

Pooled results from UK and Australian trials found that a lower oxygen saturation target was linked to increased risk for death or disability at 2 yea. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:46:00 EST

Dexamethasone Fails Against HIV-Related Fungal Meningitis

Treating HIV patients with six weeks of dexamethasone added to standard antifungal therapy for cryptococcal meningitis increased the seriousness of th. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:53:43 EST

Poor Midlife Fitness Linked to Smaller Brain Volume Later

The connection between poor fitness and brain aging is even more important for patients with heart disease, a new study show. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:41:02 EST

Imprimis Pharma to Make Cheaper Alternative to Retrophin's Thiola

Compounding pharmacy Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it plans to make a cheaper alternative to Retrophin Inc's kidney stone drug, Thiol. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:53:42 EST

Childhood ADHD May Raise Later Obesity Risk for Women

Young women who were diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood are more likely to be obese than peers without an ADH. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:53:42 EST

Asian Scientists Race to Make Zika Test Kit, But Lack of Live Sample a Challenge

Scientists in Asia are racing to put together detection kits for the Zika virus, with China on Thursday confirming its first case, but the researchers. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:53:41 EST

Meta-Analysis Confirms Two-Way Association Between Breast, Thyroid Cancers

Breast cancer patients are at increased risk of developing thyroid cancer as a secondary malignancy, while the risk of breast cancer as a secondary ma. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:53:42 EST

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Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations

Title: Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar NationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/1. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New Lyme Disease Bacteria Discovered in Upper Midwest: CDC

Title: New Lyme Disease Bacteria Discovered in Upper Midwest: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests

Title: VA Hospital Care Improving, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Eye Defects Seen in Some Babies Born With Zika-Linked Microcephaly

Title: Eye Defects Seen in Some Babies Born With Zika-Linked MicrocephalyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Pregnant Women Benefit From Tamiflu at First Sign of Flu: Study

Title: Pregnant Women Benefit From Tamiflu at First Sign of Flu: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/20. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be Deadly

Title: Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be DeadlyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

Title: Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health WoesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

Title: Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober

Title: Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders SoberCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: When Is the Right Time for a Nap?

Title: Health Tip: When Is the Right Time for a Nap?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry

Title: Health Tip: If You're Not HungryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Horses May Know What You're Feeling, Study Suggests

Title: Horses May Know What You're Feeling, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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