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New study discovers cancer-relevant protein shield

(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research have uncovered a new protein shield that aids in repairing damaged DNA in cells and affects resistance to drugs used for breast cancer treatment. The new study has just been published in the internationally acclaimed scientific journal Cell.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

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Siemens (NYSE:SI) Healthineers business said this week it won FDA approval for its Mammomat Revelation mammography system. The newly cleared mammography system includes the company’s InSpect integrated specimen imaging tool and a new HD breast biopsy solution that allows for one-click targeting of suspicious areas, Siemens said. The integrated InSpect tool enables imaging and real-time review of biopsy samples at the device’s workstation. Siemens touted that its HD breast tomosynthesis system allows the widest image acquisition angle at 50 degrees. “Mammomat Revelation is another example of Siem...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Siemens Healthineers Source Type: news
I would like to take you through a thought exercise. More often than not, we are reflecting on more sober, serious topics but I would like to invite you think about a different question today: what is the color of bioethics? To some this may seem like a silly question and maybe it is. However, as we move towards an increased professional presence we need to reflect on our image, including color. We reflect on how we present ourselves in body language, communication, and writing but why not color as well? In the professional marketing world, a lot of thought is given to color.  As professionals, we are sometimes traine...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs
Conclusions/Implications for Practice:Medical care personnel should promote breast cancer screening among Vietnamese women in transnational marriages. The results may be useful in promoting greater awareness among medical care personnel of breast cancer issues and efficacy in performing breast cancer screening for Vietnamese women in transnational marriages and provide references for the establishment of breast cancer prevention and control policies. Background: Breast cancer is a major global health issue. Receiving regular breast cancer screenings aids in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Numerous f...
Source: Journal of Nursing Research - Category: Nursing Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionsInformational resources and decision aids may enhance patient‐doctor communication and help young survivors better understand risk and manage expectations surrounding short and longer‐term physical and emotional effects after surgery.
Source: Psycho-Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: PAPER Source Type: research
Findings based on assessment of the interactive iCanDecide tool
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news
Many women feel ill-informed about their options for breast cancer surgery and feel they should rush their decision. Web-based decision aids can help boost knowledge, indicate two studies.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
Some 3,000 patients with HIV, genetic conditions and skin disorders will benefit Related items fromOnMedica Work needed to boost GPs ’ knowledge of cancer drug Ovarian cancer drug may help stall breast cancer NHS launches mass HIV prevention trials World AIDS Day: The fight against HIV Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
[Guardian] In the last 30 years, cancer has become the deadliest non-communicable disease responsible for more deaths than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Your browser does not support iframes. Although not as well-known as other medical conditions, sepsis kills more people in the United States than AIDS, breast cancer, or prostate cancer combined. Sepsis is body-wide inflammation, usually triggered by an overwhelming immune response to infection. Though doctors and medical staff are well-aware of the condition—it is involved in 1 in 10 hospital deaths—the condition is notoriously hard to diagnose. In this video, sepsis expert Sarah Dunsmore, a program director with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), describes what sepsis is and how to re...
Source: Biomedical Beat Blog - National Institute of General Medical Sciences - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Physical Trauma and Sepsis Source Type: blogs
[New Zimbabwe] HEALTH Minister David Parirenyatwa humiliated Mpilo Central Hospital CEO Leonard Mabhande in front of invited guests ordering him to stop charging any fees to breast cancer patients on a screening machine that was donated by the National Aids Council (NAC).
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
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