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January 18, 2019

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January 18, 2019

Mindfulness May Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Jan. 17, 2019 — Mindfulness may be associated with fewer menopausal symptoms for women, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that being mindful may be especially helpful for menopausal women struggling ... read more

Vitamin D Supplements Are of No Benefit to the Over 70s

Jan. 14, 2019 — There is little benefit for those over 70 taking higher dose vitamin D supplements to improve their bone strength and reduce the risk of falls, new research has ... read more

Genetic Testing Does Not Cause Undue Worry for Breast Cancer Patients

Jan. 4, 2019 — As genetic testing for breast cancer has become more complex, evaluating a panel of multiple genes, it introduces more uncertainty about the results. But a new study finds that newer, more extensive ... read more

Persistent Hot Flashes May Lead to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

Jan. 3, 2019 — Studies examining the association between vasomotor symptoms (VMS) and breast cancer are not new, but results have been inconsistent. A new larger-scale study concludes that women participating in ... read more

Tumors Backfire on Chemotherapy

Jan. 1, 2019 — Chemotherapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, yet some patients develop metastasis in spite of it. Researchers have now discovered that chemotherapy-treated mammary tumors produce small ... read more

Breaking Down AGEs: Insight Into How Lifestyle Drives ER-Positive Breast Cancer

Dec. 28, 2018 — Consumption of processed foods high in sugar and fat increase levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Researchers report that AGE levels are higher in patients with estrogen receptor ... read more

Confronting the Side Effects of a Common Anti-Cancer Treatment

Dec. 26, 2018 — Results of a new study suggest that a new treatment approach is needed -- and how this may be possible -- to address adverse effects of aromatase inhibitors, drugs commonly prescribed to both men and ... read more

A Novel Mechanism That Regulates Cellular Injury by Phagocytes During Inflammation

Dec. 21, 2018 — Phagocytes such as macrophages and neutrophils contain multiple lysosomes, which possess a variety of digestive enzymes. Upon stimulation, phagocytes secrete these digestive enzymes through a process ... read more

Delivery Method Associated With Pelvic Floor Disorders After Childbirth

Dec. 19, 2018 — Research has demonstrated that vaginal childbirth substantially increases the probability a woman will develop a pelvic floor disorder later in ... read more

How Breast Cancer Avoids Immune System Detection

Dec. 18, 2018 — Researchers analyzed data from more than 1,000 breast cancer patients and found that breast cancer behaves differently than other cancers that are currently treated with immunotherapy. They ... read more

New Epigenetic Cervical Cancer Test Has 100 Per Cent Detection Rate

Dec. 17, 2018 — A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus (HPV) test at a reduced cost, ... read more

Treatment for Underdiagnosed Cause of Debilitating Chest Pain

Dec. 17, 2018 — Researchers find an effective way to treat an underdiagnosed condition that can cause heart attack and heart-attack-like ... read more

Exercise-Induced Hormone Irisin Triggers Bone Remodeling in Mice

Dec. 13, 2018 — Exercise has been touted to build bone mass, but exactly how it actually accomplishes this is a matter of debate. Now, researchers show that an exercise-induced hormone activates cells that are ... read more

Novel Technique May Significantly Reduce Breast Biopsies

Dec. 11, 2018 — A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new ... read more

Increased Risk for Breast Cancer After Childbirth May Last More Than 20 Years

Dec. 10, 2018 — The increased risk for breast cancer that occurs after childbirth can last more than 20 years. The risk may be enhanced when a woman is older at first birth or has a family history of breast cancer, ... read more

Sprayable Gel Could Help the Body Fight Off Cancer After Surgery

Dec. 10, 2018 — A research team has developed a spray gel embedded with immune-boosting drugs that could help lower the risk of cancer recurrence after ... read more

Dec. 10, 2018 — A new study provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain containing protein-3 (hTIM-3). Understanding ... read more

New Imaging Tools That Trace Key Breast Cancer Enzymes May Help Guide Therapies

Dec. 6, 2018 — A set of emerging diagnostic tools may help identify breast cancer patients who are most likely to benefit from therapies that target important enzymes fueling a range of subtypes, including ... read more

Insufficient Nutrition During Fetal Development May Lead to Early Menopause

Dec. 5, 2018 — Previous studies have demonstrated that fetal malnutrition can lead to adult chronic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. A new study out of China now suggests that it also ... read more

Sex-Specific Effects of DHEA on Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition

Dec. 4, 2018 — Women 55 and older have an increased risk of bone and muscle loss but therapy with the hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help prevent bone loss and increase muscle mass in older women, ... read more

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