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MONDAY April 12, 2010 -- Frequent alcohol consumption by teenage girls may increase the chances that they will develop non-cancerous breast disease in their 20s and possibly breast cancer later in life.
More than 285 million Americans… Continue
While spice allergy seems to be rare, with the constantly increasing use of spices in the American diet and a variety of cosmetics, we anticipate more and more Americans will develop this allergy, Dr. Sami Bahna, former president of the college, said in a college news release. Patients with spice allergy often have to go through extreme measures to avoid the allergen. This can lead to strict dietary avoidance, low quality of life and sometimes… Continue
In treatment for complicated grief, people are asked to visualize the loved one's death and tell the story of what happened, she explained. The story is recorded and patients are asked to listen to the tape at home.
Researchers in the Netherlands studied teens with the debilitating condition and found that 63 percent reported that they felt better or had recovered after six months of the Web-based therapy, according to the report published online March 1 in The…Continue
Added Friedmann: Genes work in an enormously complicated set of interactions, and no gene works by itself. If you have the gene for speed or endurance, all the other genes you carry that [help] or work against that will affect how that gene expresses itself.
The new study, funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute, involved 231 cancer patients who had developed peripheral neuropathy after taking either the platinum-based cancer drug… Continue