Clues from DNA could predict growth of prostate cancer

Researchers from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Singapore, have identified 1,178 biomarkers in men’s genomes—the complete set of genetic material inherited from one’s parents—that predict how an individual person’s prostate cancer will grow. The finding suggests that predicting how a person’s cancer will evolve may lie in their […]

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So it is with children in Germany

In a large-scale study, scientists from the Robert Koch-Institute have been exploring for years, as it is to the health of children and adolescents in Germany. New analyses show, in particular, how often minors of pain are plagued, what is the role of migration background and family income for the health play, and at what age children are particularly accident-are […]

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Spurred by mass shootings, more Americans view mentally ill as violent

(HealthDay)—Americans are increasingly viewing people with mental illnesses as a violent threat, despite scientific evidence to the contrary, a new study suggests. Media coverage of mass shootings may be a contributing factor to the shift in attitudes, experts noted. Researchers found that compared with 10 to 20 years ago, more Americans today believe that people with schizophrenia are a violent […]

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Ashley Graham Posts Nude Pregnancy Video to Embrace Her Body as It Gets 'Bigger and Bigger'

ICYMI: Ashley Graham is pregnant, which means lately she's been glowing even more than usual—and that's especially true in her newest Instagram post. On Monday, Graham, 31, shared a video on Instagram showing her pregnant body in, basically, its entirety. "Getting bigger and bigger and trying to embrace my new body everyday," Graham wrote in the caption."It's a journey and […]

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Marker in tear samples could detect diabetes complication

You’ve heard of blood tests and stool samples. Tear samples might be the next screening method to enter your doctor’s office, a new study from UNSW Sydney suggests. Tear-testing may be the future of screening for diabetic peripheral neuropathy, a debilitating condition that affects people with diabetes, new research from UNSW Sydney suggests. The study, recently published in The Ocular […]

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HIMSS Thailand National Digital Healthcare Workforce Development Initiative launched

The HIMSS Thailand National Digital Healthcare Workforce Development Initiative (WDI) was officially launched on the opening day of the HIMSS AsiaPac 2019 conference on October 7 in Bangkok, Thailand. This Initiative sees the development of a 3-year work plan to address the demand of patients for digital healthcare services in light of Thailand 4.0 digitisation journey, as well as healthcare […]

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