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  1. A negative HPV test may predict lower cervical cancer risk than a negative PapRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In the US, cotesting for human papilloma virus and Pap testing for cervical cancer every 5 years for women aged 30-65 years is now recommended.

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  2. 300 vials labeled influenza,dengue found at US labRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The same U.S. government scientist who found forgotten vials of smallpox at a federal lab earlier this month also uncovered over 300 additional vials, many bearing the names of highly contagious viruses and bacteria.

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  3. NIH turns to crowdsourcing to repurpose drugsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Experimental drugs proven safe but perhaps not sufficiently effective in initial testing or against a first disease target may sit gathering dust on the shelves of pharmaceutical companies.

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  4. Bone marrow transplantation shows potential for treating adults with sickle cell diseaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Use of a lower intensity bone marrow transplantation method showed promising results among 30 patients with severe sickle cell disease, according to a study in the July 2 issue of JAMA .

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  5. Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell diseaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | PhysOrg Weblog

    This image depicts the magnified blood of a patient with severe sickle cell disease.

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  6. New approach identifies cancer mutations as targets of effective melanoma immunotherapyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new approach demonstrated that the recognition of unique cancer mutations appeared to be responsible for complete cancer regressions in two metastatic melanoma patients treated with a type of immunotherapy called adoptive T-cell therapy.

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  7. Research letter examines reports of chronic pain, opioid use by US soldiersRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In a survey of U.S. soldiers returned from deployment, 44 percent reported chronic pain and 15.1 percent reported recent use of opioid pain relievers.

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  8. A shorter time to the first cigarette of the day is associated with risk of lung cancerRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Standard markers of nicotine dependency include cigarettes smoked per day, duration of smoking, and cumulative exposure , but another marker of addiction, time to first cigarette of the day, may also be associated with the risk of getting lung cancer in both heavy and light smokers, according to a study published June 19 in the JNCI: Journal of the ... (more)

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  9. New technology detects pathogens in soldiers' woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A biological detection technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists can detect bacterial pathogens in the wounds of U.S. soldiers that have previously been missed by other technologies.

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  10. How high blood pressure in middle age may affect memory in old ageRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    New research suggests that high blood pressure in middle age plays a critical role in whether blood pressure in old age may affect memory and thinking.

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  11. Intensive insulin provides survivalRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Long-term follow-up of the DIGAMI 1 trial - a landmark study of type 2 diabetes in Sweden - shows that intensive insulin treatment prolonged life by more than 2 years in patients with diabetes after a heart attack, compared with standard treatment for diabetes, reports Dr Viveca Ritsinger from the Unit of Cardiology of the Department of Medicine, ... (more)

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  12. Therapy dog helps US troops deal with stressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is agitated, prone to bouts of anger and unable to really talk about his time on the battlefield.

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  13. AMP publishes curriculum recommendations for medical laboratory scientistsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The Association for Molecular Pathology released a report today in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics on recommendations for a molecular diagnostics curriculum at both the baccalaureate and master's levels of education.

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  14. CT measures potentially dangerous arterial plaque in diabetic patientsRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Imaging of the coronary arteries with computed tomography angiography provides an accurate assessment of arterial plaque and could have a dramatic impact on the management of diabetic patients who face a high risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new multicenter study published online in the journal Radiology .

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  15. In old age, lack of emotion and interest may signal your brain is shrinkingRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Older people who have apathy but not depression may have smaller brain volumes than those without apathy, according to a new study published in the April 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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  16. Study examines criteria for 'choosing wisely' lists of least beneficial medical servicesRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In the creation of lists by specialty societies of medical services deemed least beneficial , inclusion was often justified by evidence suggesting no additional benefit with higher risk, higher cost, or both, compared with other options, according to a study in the April 9 issue of JAMA .

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  17. New Global CVD Atlas shows wealthy countries gradually reducing their ...Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new Global Cardiovascular Disease Atlas, launched by the World Heart Federation in its journal Global Heart , shows that in wealthy countries, the burden of cardiovascular disease is falling both in crude and age-standardised terms, while clusters of low-income and middle-income countries are seeing rises in their CVD burden as their populations ... (more)

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  18. Study shows fertility drugs do not increase breast cancer riskRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Women who took clomiphene citrate or gonadotropins as a part of fertility treatment did not experience an increased risk for breast cancer over 30 years of follow-up, compared with women who were not treated with these medications, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , a journal of the American Association ... (more)

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  19. Omega-3 fatty acids, xanthophylls don't cut CVD riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Dietary supplementation with I<-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids or macular xanthophylls do not seem to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults with age-related macular degeneration, according to a study published online March 17 in JAMA Internal Medicine .

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  20. New evidence links smoking to postmenopausal breast cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Postmenopausal women who smoke or have smoked in the past may have an increased risk of breast cancer compared with women who have never smoked according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer .

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