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Molecule that hastens tissue regeneration following bone marrow transplants discovered

A new discovery of a molecule that could serve as a key factor in accelerating cell recovery after bone marrow transplants, in addition to liver disease, and colon disease has recently been discovered. Such a discovery came at the hands … Continue reading

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Top 4 Apps for Doctors

Everyone is going mobile – including our most trusted health care professionals. While the majority of health-related apps are geared towards patients, 15% of these apps (often called “mHealth”) have been designed specifically for doctors. The unfortunate part: only 28% … Continue reading

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What Is a Board Certified Doctor?

Is your physician Board Certified or is he or she only licensed? If you are like most Americans, it’s unlikely that you know the difference between these different designations. Today we will clear up any confusion between these varying titles … Continue reading

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Better Technology Means Better Diagnoses For Radiology Patients

As the tools and technologies of healthcare continue to improve and evolve, both patients and clinicians will continue to reap the rewards of this progress. This recent Forbes article talks about healthcare and diagnostic devices, in the area of radiology in particular, … Continue reading

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As Seen In the New York Times: Radiologists Are Reducing the Pain of Uncertainty

A recent New York Times article by Gina Kolata, was written to address the anxiety-provoking issues that patients endure while waiting for the results of radiological scans. Have you ever had a CT or PET scan and had to wait … Continue reading

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Endoscopic resection for esophageal cancer not always best choice

A less invasive treatment for localized, early-stage esophageal cancer known as the endoscopic resection has been growing in popularity over the last 5 years or so. While there was no hard evidence the resection was better than the more traditional … Continue reading

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Gene That Stops Spread of Deadly Lung Cancer Discovered

There may be a new weapon in the arsenal against lung cancer. Researchers from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California believe they have discovered a gene that stops the spread of lung cancer. Their findings were revealed in the … Continue reading

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Testicular cancer increasing in young Hispanic men

Hispanic Americans are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. Now they have another distinction. Young Hispanic American men between the ages of 15 and 39 are reporting dramatic increases in testicular cancer, according to a new study.

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Study links high cholesterol to increased risk of breast cancer

We know from past studies that obesity can cause a number of chronic medical conditions including diabetes and heart disease. Well a new study suggests women with high cholesterol , which is usually accompanied by obesity, may be at a … Continue reading

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CDC Reports Obamacare’s Prevention Emphasis Will Result in Wider Health Benefits

The Centers for Disease Control has released a report about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. While President Obama’s main goal was to bring the security of health insurance to millions of people, the CDC … Continue reading

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