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Sunday, January 25, 2015

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading



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Physician-Patient Alliance Recommends Continuous Respiratory Monitoring Of All Patients Receiving Opioids

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety today issued the following statement encouraging the continuous electronic monitoring of all patients receiving opioids: To improve patient safety and save patients' lives, we recommend adopting con... Continue Reading


Time To Rethink The Inner-City Asthma Epidemic?

Challenging the long-standing belief that city dwellers suffer disproportionately from asthma, the results of a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of more than 23,000 US children reveal that income, race and ethnic origin may play far more pot... Continue Reading


Asthma Associated With Increased Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Participants in a sleep study who had asthma had an increased risk for developing obstructive sleep apnea, with this association stronger with having had asthma longer, according to a study in the issue of JAMA. In adults, obstructive sleep apnea (O... Continue Reading


Can Inhaled Oxygen Cause Cancer?

The ancient physician/alchemist, Paracelsus, said: "The dose makes the poison." According to a new study published in PeerJ, even oxygen may fall prey to the above adage. While essential to human life, aspects of oxygen metabolism may promote cancer.... Continue Reading


One Punch To Knock Out Flu

The fact that this year’s flu shot is not a good match against this year’s influenza strain is well known, and has happened before. But now researchers at McMaster University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York say that a unive... Continue Reading


Life At Higher Elevation Linked To Lower Incidence Of Lung Cancer

Here’s another potential reason to live up in the mountains. Lung cancer rates in both smokers and non-smokers are lower in higher-elevation counties in the western part of the United States, suggesting that oxygen may promote the incidence of lung c... Continue Reading


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