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1762 Articles Matching "breast"

Training A Generation Of Gun Safety Advocates: Johns Hopkins Holds Intensive Course For High Schoolers From Around The Country

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Inspired by the Parkland students who started a global movement after the mass shooting at their high school, Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, said he wanted to tap into that activist base and help more teenagers become advocates. Public health news focuses on childhood malnutrition, breastfeeding, a new talc trial, caregiving, stillbirths, therapy cows and healthy hearts, as...
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Blood Test May Be Able To Predict Breast Cancer Relapse

Jul 13, 2019 , Forbes
A new blood test using immune markers may be able to predict relapse of breast cancer at the point where patients are...
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Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
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Tongue Snip Surgeries May Be Overused on Newborns

Jul 12, 2019 , WebMD
In some cases, movement restrictions caused by tongue-tie and lip tether can result in difficulty with breastfeeding. In rarer cases, they may affect dental health or speech later in...
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Aggressive breast cancers more likely to hit black and younger women

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
Black and younger women face elevated risks of developing breast cancers that are not only aggressive but also less responsive to treatment, a new study confirms....
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Breastfeeding moms use Facebook groups to sell and donate their milk

Jul 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of...
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The Steep Financial Toll Of Cancer Deaths: Lost Earnings Costs U.S. $94B

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In 2015, 600,000 Americans died of cancer. Compounding the losses to loved ones, the country's economy also took a hit from the estimated $94.4 billion in lost earnings that year. In other cancer-related news: scientists aim to use "nanobodies" as a potential new treatment against the disease; and new physical activity guidelines for breast cancer...
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Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more

Jul 05, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
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Early Risers May Be a Little Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer

Jul 03, 2019 , WebMD
What the study team couldn't determine was exactly why your sleep type -- early bird or night owl -- could affect your risk of breast...
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Another Reason Breast Is Best for Fragile Preemie Babies

Jun 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Another Reason Breast Is Best for Fragile Preemie BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Formula + Nursing OK to Help Newborns Gain Weight

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
The results suggest that using early, limited formula may not have a negative impact on infants, but it may change the mom’s attitudes toward breastfeeding, the study’s first author...
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Few Days of Formula Feeding After Delivery Won't Harm Breastfed Babies

Jun 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Few Days of Formula Feeding After Delivery Won't Harm Breastfed BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2019 12:00:00...
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A Texas mom says she was kicked out of a city pool for breastfeeding her baby

Jun 12, 2019 , CNN Health
A group of moms held a "nurse-in" at a Texas swimming pool to support a woman who says she was kicked out for breastfeeding her baby....
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Disrupted Gut Microbiome Promotes Breast Cancer Spread In Mice

Jun 12, 2019 , Forbes
New research in mice has suggested that a disrupted gut microbiome may contribute to the chance of breast cancer cells...
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Women are less likely than men to receive CPR in public. A new product is designed to change that

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
CPR mannequins are getting breasts -- with the goal of saving women's lives....
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'Focused' Radiation Could Lighten Treatment Burden for Early Breast Cancer

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Focused' Radiation Could Lighten Treatment Burden for Early Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Is MRI Screening Worth It for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Jun 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Is MRI Screening Worth It for Breast Cancer Survivors?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA Approves First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer

Jun 05, 2019 , RxList
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Piqray (alpelisib) tablets, to be used in combination with the FDA-approved endocrine therapy fulvestrant, to treat postmenopausal women, and men, with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, PIK3CA-mutated, advanced or metastatic breast cancer (as detected by an FDA-approved test) following progression on or after an endocrine-based...
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FDA OKs First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer

Jun 05, 2019 , eMedicine Health
FDA Approves First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast...
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Should Breast Cancer Survivors Get MRI Screening?

Jun 05, 2019 , WebMD
MRI screening did findmore tumors, but it also more than doubled the number of biopsies women needed -- many of which turned out to be benign, the researchers...
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