Blood Test Helps Rule Out Breast Cancer - MedPage Today

A multiprotein biomarker assay for breast cancer demonstrated similar accuracy for ruling out breast cancer in women with dense or nondense breast tissue, according to a report in PLOS One. The Videssa Breast assay achieved 88.9% sensitivity and 81.2% ...

A curved penis increases men's risk of certain cancers, study finds - Globalnews.ca

Men with curved penises are at a higher risk of certain cancers, new research shows. Researchers at Baylor College in Houston who reviewed patient data of over 1.5-million men from the Truven Health MarketScan database found a link between those with ...

India shows improvement in pneumonia and diarrhoea control, shows report - Livemint

India began a phased introduction of rotavirus vaccine in 2016 (introduced in 9 states so far) and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) to prevent pneumonia in 2017 (introduced in 3 states so far). Photo: Mint. New Delhi: In good news for a country ...

Madagascar plague outbreak has killed 133, may be slowing down - CNN

(CNN) The spread of a plague outbreak in Madagascar may finally be slowing down. The epidemic, which began in August, has taken the lives of 133 people and resulted in 1,836 suspected or confirmed cases. However, the occurrence of new cases is finally ...

Tattletales in a Japanese office complained about coworkers' smoke breaks and won more vacation time - Quartz

The problem began in the basement of a Tokyo high rise, in the designated area where the building's smokers could congregate for cigarette breaks. The drama, though, unfolded 29 floors above, where non-smoking employees at marketing firm named Piala ...

Just TWO cans of Coke a week 'hikes your risk of stroke and deadly heart attack' - The Sun

DRINKING just two cans of fizzy drink a week increases your risk of deadly heart disease and stroke. Your favourite pop is also driving up your risk of diabetes. Your favourite can of pop can contain more than your recommended daily sugar intake. Coke. 5.

Study finds stents don't always relieve angina chest pain - CTV News

Using a stent to reopen a blocked artery in or around the heart can be lifesaving for those having heart attacks or who have developed blocked arteries, called atherosclerosis. They're also commonly used in those who have chest pain known as angina.

Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy - BBC News

Bacteria living in the murky depths of the digestive system seem to influence whether tumours shrink during cancer therapy, say French and US researchers. They tested the microbiome - the collection of microscopic species that live in us - in cancer ...

Fewer flu shot clinics in Winnipeg this year, but uptake remains steady: health authority - CBC.ca

Winnipeg's health authority is running fewer flu shot clinics this year than last year, but the authority says the number of people getting their shots hasn't dropped. Flu shots are available at public health offices, nursing stations, doctor's offices ...