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ACS: Resection Can Up Survival in Metastatic Melanoma - 2015-10-09
"New research suggests that surgical removal of melanoma that has metastasized may help patients live more than twice as long as those who receive only medical therapy. The study was scheduled for presentation at the annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons, held from Oct. 4 to 8 in Chicago." More

Two Decision Instruments ID Major Injuries in Blunt Trauma - 2015-10-09
"Two decision instruments have high sensitivity for identifying blunt trauma patients with clinically significant thoracic injuries, according to a study published online Oct. 6 in PLOS Medicine." More

Wound Irrigation Pressure Doesn't Affect Outcome - 2015-10-09
"For patients with an open fracture, irrigation effects are similar regardless of irrigation pressure, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, held from Oct. 7 to 10 in San Diego." More

Doctors Offer Fall Clean-Up Safety Advice - 2015-10-09
"Take special care when using ladders, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says." More

Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls - 2015-10-09
"Illness can lower blood pressure, lead to dizziness, researchers say." More

Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey - 2015-10-09
"Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say." More

Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study - 2015-10-09
"Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say." More

For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment - 2015-10-09
"Lumpectomy plus radiation results in nearly 90 percent survival over 10 years, study says." More

Health Tip: Get Involved in Your Child's Internet Use - 2015-10-09
"Help protect the youngster's privacy" More

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain - 2015-10-09
"Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds." More

Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds - 2015-10-09
"Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place." More

Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds - 2015-10-09
"Associated with abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell, it's also linked to failed fertility treatments." More

Safety Concerns Raised for Antioxidant Use in Melanoma - 2015-10-08
"The antioxidant N-acetylcysteine appears to accelerate the spread of skin cancer in mice, raising questions about its safety in humans, according to research published in the Oct. 7 issue of Science Translational Medicine." More

Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival - 2015-10-08
"Even with recent strides in breast cancer treatment, a woman's chances of surviving the disease still partly depend on early detection, according to research published online Oct. 6 in The BMJ." More

Most Cancer Patients Believe Surgery Will Be Curative - 2015-10-08
"Most patients undergoing surgery for lung or colorectal cancer believe that the surgery is likely to be curative, according to a study published in the Oct. 15 issue of Cancer." More

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