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Management of prostate cancer varies by race

Management of prostate cancer varies by race

A study published in The Journal of Urology® indicates that treatment for low-risk prostate cancer, rather than watchful waiting, is most likely to be sought by black men.

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Exercising for one hour daily offsets ill effects of sedentary lifestyle

Exercising for one hour daily offsets ill effects of sedentary lifestyle

Engaging in physical activity for at least one hour a day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with 8 hours or more of sitting every day.

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Testing lung health online

Testing lung health online

In our latest report – The Battle for Breath – the impact of lung disease in the UK, figures suggest that 1 in 5 (around 12.7 million) have been diagnosed with a lung condition in the UK. If you’re over the age of 70, this rises to 1 in 3.

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Cancer risk screening for hereditary mutations

Counsyl’s cancer screening panel has grown recently from 22 genes at the beginning of the year up to 36 (if you order the full panel). It's a growing panel that may eventually get into the hundreds as our collective understanding about which genes are associated with hereditary cancer grows.

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Pushing the limits of light: Super resolution imaging

Pushing the limits of light: Super resolution imaging

Super-resolution imaging describes a range of techniques that can examine structures at a sub cellular level. The structures need to be accurately labeled with fluorophores, which upon stimulation with a laser during imaging emit light inside the diffraction limit.

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Boosting the power of MRI to detect breast cancer metastases

Boosting the power of MRI to detect breast cancer metastases

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among women. In the United States, around 300,000 women are diagnosed each year.

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Health A to Z

There is hope for those with tinnitus

Although our knowledge and understanding of tinnitus still has a long way to go, in the last few years research has improved its grasp on tinnitus, and as such we are heading in a more positive direction for sufferers.

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Sarcomas, latest developments in diagnosis and treatment

Sarcomas are rare tumours of connective tissue, and as a result they can affect any part of the body. These are tumours of fat, nerves, bone, tendons, muscle and skin.

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Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a debilitating and fatal lung disease that affects approximately 3 million people worldwide. Despite the condition killing more people every year than some cancers it remains relatively unheard of, frequently misdiagnosed and little understood.

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The Risks of Prediabetes

While many are familiar with type 2 diabetes, few are aware of prediabetes, a serious health condition that affects 86 million Americans (more than one in three adults) and often leads to type 2 diabetes.

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Hidden signs of heart problems

Since 1 in 4 deaths in the UK are related to a heart or circulatory disease, addressing heart health is a concern of national importance. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men over 50, and an estimated 7 million of us are living with an undiagnosed risk factor – high blood pressure.

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New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

Demodex mites are one of the most challenging problems that ophthalmologists and optometrists face in the routine care of their patients.

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