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Combining radiation therapy with surgery and chemotherapy helps patients with rare forms of thyroid cancer live longer

Combining radiation therapy with surgery and chemotherapy helps patients with rare forms of thyroid cancer live longer

Study suggests that some survivors have a genetic tendency to developing breast cancer as young women

Study suggests that some survivors have a genetic tendency to developing breast cancer as young women

A new study of Northwest women has found toxic flame retardants in the breastmilk of every woman tested

A new study of Northwest women has found toxic flame retardants in the breastmilk of every woman tested

Male smokers needed for study to investigate new method of improving selenium intake

Male smokers needed for study to investigate new method of improving selenium intake

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Isis Pharmaceuticals licenses second anti-cancer drug candidate to Lilly

Isis Pharmaceuticals licenses second anti-cancer drug candidate to Lilly

Hormone leptin could play a key role in treating bone loss, anorexia and infertility in women

Hormone leptin could play a key role in treating bone loss, anorexia and infertility in women

Risk of thyroid cancer rises with increasing radiation dose

Risk of thyroid cancer rises with increasing radiation dose

New guidelines today to diagnose and treat acromegaly

New guidelines today to diagnose and treat acromegaly

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder high among Chernobyl children

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder high among Chernobyl children

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

Thyroid expert concerned about recently approved generic levothyroxine preparations

Thyroid expert concerned about recently approved generic levothyroxine preparations

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Best approach to removing a diseased thyroid may be from under the arm

Best approach to removing a diseased thyroid may be from under the arm

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes

Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis