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This article examines what is known about the process and purpose of sleep, and examines the ways in which factors that promote wakefulness and sleep combine to help establish a normal circadian rhythm. Theories relating to the function of sleep are discussed and research is considered that suggests that sleep deficit may lead to metabolic risks, including heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus and several types of cancer. PMID: 26959472 [PubMed - in process]
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According to the American Cancer Society, cancer screening increases the chance of detecting certain cancers early, when they might be easier to treat. More good news from the National Cancer Institute shows that cancer survival rates are at an all-time high and cancer-related deaths are declining. Experts are attributing the improved outcomes to treatment advances, prevention awareness efforts — and screenings. Fortunately, today’s imagi ng technology provides an important tool in the fight…
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CONCLUSION: Documenting carer, service provider and healthcare practitioner perspectives on skin infections provides a more informed understanding of the context in which treatment decisions are made. The ongoing need for culturally appropriate targeted, translational health education; improved treatment guidelines and feasible, painless treatments; and potential for the use of bush medicines for skin infections were themes that emerged. PMID: 31540550 [PubMed - in process]
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When should immunotherapy be considered in patients with NSCLC and actionable driver mutations?Annals of Oncology
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This study conducted to classify Iranian pharmacopeia according to drugs effects on driving performance. The projects divided the drugs used in the treatment of diseases into three categories in terms of traffic safety. The project first identified and explored similar experiences in the world by reviewing scientific resources. For the medicines that their effects were determined in the existing classifications, their impact category were extracted from DRUID and ICADTS systems. For drugs that have different categories in two systems or unidentified their effects on these classifications, Drug side effects, especially in a...
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Roche today announced that results from a number of studies across its comprehensive oncology portfolio, covering a broad range of cancers including bladder, lung and breast will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2019 Congress, taking place from 27 September - 1 October in Barcelona, Spain.
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This article describes the comprehensive overview of the current scenario of drug repurposing for the breast cancer treatment. The strategies as well as several examples of repurposed drugs are provided. The challenges associated with drug repurposing are discussed.
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How to identify the culprit — and which drugs, injections and habits will bring you the most relief ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider’s...
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1. The breast is the most heavily guarded and protected part of a woman ’s body. This means there is good reason to worry less. Did you know that a mammogram is one of only two imaging tests (the other being a low-dose lung cancer screening for former or current heavy smokers) paid for by insurance companies in the U.S. for asymptomatic patients without any risk facto rs? It is the only part of a woman’s body which gets scrutinized every year. Finding breast cancer early (stage 1: less than…
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