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Researchers have developed a method to integrate functional MR (fMRI) and PET...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/MRI outclasses MRI alone for pelvic cancer recurrence fMRI helps guide therapy designed to reduce tinnitus Researchers resolve PET/MRI issue for epilepsy patients PET/MRI could help diagnose kidney transplant infection
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CBS Local – Although many people think diet soda is a healthier option than other sugary drinks, a new study has found that having beverages using artificial sweeteners can still lead to diabetes and obesity. Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin say a study of rats has revealed that artificial sweeteners, commonly used in zero-calorie sodas, actually did as much harm to the body as a high-sugar diet. “We also observed that replacing these sugars with non-caloric artificial sweeteners leads to negative changes in fat and energy metabolism,” lead researcher Brian Hoffmann sa...
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A 57-year-old man was the first person to have both a double lung transplant and a procedure to fill his cracked vertebra with cement, which leaked into his blood stream and nearly killed him.
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The surgery involved transplanting skin, muscles, tendons, nerves, bone and blood vessels.
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Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University perform first-of-its-kind operation to address "an unspoken injury of war"
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Physical activity both before and during treatment can significantly increase the likelihood of survival, say researchers.Medscape Medical News
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(Reuters) - A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday.
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Nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons were involved in the 14-hour surgery on March 26 at Johns Hopkins, transplanting an entire penis, scrotum without testicles, and abdomen.
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Men and women who receive a false-positive breast or prostate cancer screening are likely to obtain future recommended cancer screenings, a new study says.
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Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall
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Abstract Delays in diagnosis due to low Breast Cancer awareness are widespread in Brazil maybe owing to ineffective strategies to raise attention on early diagnosis. As a proxy of collective interest in BC screanning (BCS) we studied the monthly accesses to BC and BCS webpages in INCA's website along 48 months. A log analyzer built a time serie (2006-2009) of BC and BCS monthly means, which oscilations were studied by analysis of variance (ANOVA). We found significant increasing accesses to BC and transient “ attention peaks ” . Enlargement in BC/BCS differences along all period were caused by increasing access...
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