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Medical News Today: BRCA1 gene mutation may raise risk of aggressive endometrial cancer

A new study identifies a greater risk of serous or serous-like endometrial cancer for women with a BRCA1 gene mutation, even after risk-reducing surgery.

Medical News Today: Simple list of seven predictors helps screen patients at risk of COPD

Trial shows a simple list of seven predictive factors successfully identifies patients at risk for COPD even if they are not experiencing symptoms.

Dividing T Cells Inherit Uneven Enzyme Activity: A Potential Target for Improving Cancer Immunotherapy

When an immune T cell divides into two daughter cells, the activity of an enzyme called mTORC1, which controls protein production, splits unevenly between the progeny, producing two cells with different properties. Such "asymmetric division,"...Show More Summary

Inside Danielle Walker’s epic Fourth of July cookout

2 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Get the blogger behind Against All Grain's gluten-free, dairy-free, Paleo strawberry shortcake recipe—and mark your calendar for her Well+Good Instagram takeover!

Medical News Today: Know the Signs and Symptoms of Gallbladder Problems

Find out all about conditions affecting the gallbladder and the symptoms that they can cause. This article includes information on gallstones.

Breathing in a Cure: Inhalable Ibuprofen on the Horizon

Ibuprofen: You can buy it at any drug store, and it will help with that stabbing headache or sprained ankle. One of the ways it does so is by reducing inflammation, and it is this property that may also help patients with cystic fibrosis.

Googling 'Liposuction'? Study Shows Low Quality of Online Information

Patients doing Internet searches to learn about liposuction will find overall "very poor" quality of information, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open(r), the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Electronic Tablets Can Speed Stroke Care During Patient Transport, Study Finds

iTREAT was just as accurate as a bedside assessment by a neurologist, which would allow for better transport decisions by the EMS team and potentially faster treatment of the patient once at the hospital.

Swimmers Beware: Fecal Contamination a Concern in Hot Weather

Recreational water illness is the overall term for sickness caused by bacteria or viruses in pools, lakes, rivers and other places people like to swim or play in hot weather. And the way these illnesses are often spread comes down to fecal contamination in the water.

Dean Lee, MD, PhD, to Lead Cell Therapy Programs at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dean Lee, MD, PhD, has been named the director of the Cellular Therapy and Cancer Immunotherapy Program for Nationwide Children's Hospital's Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT and Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases and Director of Cellular Therapy at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Transplant Genomics empieza colaboración con Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Transplant Genomics Inc.® (TGI) ahora colabora con el Centro para Medicina Personalizada de Mayo Clinic a fin de desarrollar, validar y comercializar unos análisis de diagnóstico que permiten personalizar la inmunosupresión en los receptores de trasplante de órgano sólido. Show More Summary

Golfers: Tee Up Some Common Sense

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Take a minute to check your golf swing. Reporter Dennis Douda and photographer Andy […]

Is it a Cold or Allergies: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The sneezing; itchy, watery eyes and congestion have you wondering is it a cold, or do I have allergies?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we talk with Dr. Arveen Bhasin about how you might be able to tell. To listen, click the link below. Is it a Cold or Allergies?

Mayo Clinic Minute: Keep Your Eyes on Fireworks Safety

Every Fourth of July, emergency departments see an influx of injuries caused by fireworks. Mayo Clinic experts say the hands, face and eyes are particularly vulnerable. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams discusses fireworks safety with Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Show More Summary

El entorno de la práctica médica electrónica puede conducir a desgaste profesional de los médicos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El crecimiento y evolución del entorno electrónico del cuidado de la salud causa estragos en los médicos estadounidenses, informa un estudio nacional sobre los médicos dirigido por Mayo Clinic, que también revela...Show More Summary

Most common fireworks injuries are to hands, eyes and face, records show

2 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Around 200 Americans may end up in the emergency room this Independence Day because of injuries related to consumer fireworks, if last year is an indication. In 2015, 217 people were injured by fireworks during the month of July, accounting for 73% of all such injuries for the year, according to...

Happy Canada Day! Let's Give Everyone Something to Be Grateful For

In this time when bad news is hitting us from all sides, I want to take a moment to wish my fellow Canadians a happy Canada Day. I hope that you are able to spend the day as you wish, whether it be with family and friends, or taking some time to yourself. Show More Summary

Sawdust Festival turns 50: A day in the life, in pictures

2 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's the 50th anniversary of the Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach -- a Southern California summer tradition. To mark the occasion, we sent a photographer to capture a day in the life. (Christina House / For The Times) Visitors enjoy opening day of the 50th anniversary of the Sawdust Festival. (Christina...

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