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Endocrine disruptors and prostate cancer.

CONCLUSIONS: The problem with these toxic agents is that their peculiarities and way of acting over time make their study difficult. Nonetheless, research must be encouraged given their importance. PMID: 28422034 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research

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Objective The aim of the study was to determine the relationships between functional outcomes, clinical symptoms, and health-related quality of life among patients with malignant brain tumors receiving interdisciplinary outpatient rehabilitation. Design A prospective study of 49 adults with malignant brain tumors participating in outpatient therapies was performed. Outcome measures included the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Brain (FACT-Br) for health-related quality of life and the Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Instrument Survey (PROMIS) Depression and Pain Behavior scales measured at admission, discharg...
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
Fat necrosis of the breast is a common benign entity with imaging features and clinical findings that can mimic breast cancer, requiring biopsy for diagnosis.1 Fat necrosis initially was described in 1920 as the result of blunt trauma to the breast. With the growing number of reduction mammoplasty procedures, radiation therapy, breast conserving procedures, and reconstructive surgical procedures, fat necrosis now is encountered frequently in daily radiology practice.1 Fat necrosis has widely varied presentations on breast imaging during its many stages of evolution.1 Hence, it is important for radiologists to be familiar w...
Source: Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Article Source Type: research
The Radiology Society of North America will introduce machine learning labs at this year ’s meeting as an effort to increase exposure of the technology throughout the field. “No question — machine learning will change the way radiologists practice in the years ahead, sometimes dramatically. But there is much work to be done before ML becomes common place,”said Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD, the RSNA board liaison for information technology and annual meeting. Machine learning could help streamline data processing for large image datasets. Institutions like Stanford University are working toward impl...
Source: radRounds - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
New Opportunities to Improve Outcomes in Locally Advanced, Unresectable Lung Cancer: Integrating Immunotherapy Into a Multimodal Treatment Approach
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Pulmonology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts
(Reuters Health) - Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Authors: Miyata M, Shinno K, Kinoshita T, Kinoshita Y, Sugiura Y Abstract Mice lacking farnesoid X receptor (FXR) are used as a model for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease because their livers exhibit hepatomegaly, hepatic steatosis, and hepatic inflammation. The influence of fish oil feeding on hepatomegaly and disrupted hepatic function was investigated using female Fxr-null mice and wild-type mice fed a fish oil diet (2% fish oil and 2% corn oil) or a control diet (4% corn oil) for 4 weeks. Hepatic n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) levels, including 22:6 n-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and 20:5 n-3 eicosapenta...
Source: Journal of Toxicological Sciences - Category: Toxicology Tags: J Toxicol Sci Source Type: research
In conclusion, we demonstrate that MYBL1 rearrangements and MYB amplification likely constitute alternative genetic drivers of breast AdCCs, functioning through MYBL1 or MYB overexpression. These observations emphasize that breast AdCCs likely constitute a convergent phenotype, whereby activation of MYB/MYBL1 and their downstream targets can be driven by the MYB‐NFIB fusion gene, MYBL1 rearrangements, MYB amplification or other yet to be identified mechanisms.
Source: The Journal of Pathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Brief Definitive Report Source Type: research
A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson&Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news
Source: BMJ News - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
UCLA Broadcast Studio As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper diet.“People think it all comes down to their genes, but there is so much we can control by not smoking or being overweight, eating right and exercising at least moderately,” says Michels, professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.What constitutes healthy eating? Michels, who frequently gives public talks on the topic, has found there are many widely held misconceptions that le...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
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