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Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening - 2014-09-30
"CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so." More

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors - 2014-09-30
"Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say." More

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study - 2014-09-30
"Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s." More

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says - 2014-09-30
"Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say." More

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study - 2014-09-30
"Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note." More

When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study - 2014-09-30
"Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age." More

ESMO: Drug Gives Survival Boost in HER2+ Breast Cancer - 2014-09-29
"Adding the drug pertuzumab (Perjeta) to trastuzumab may give women with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive metastatic breast cancer a boost in survival, according to new research presented Sunday at the annual meeting of the European Society of Medical Oncology, held from Sept. 26 to 29 in Madrid." More

'Just-in-Time' Methodology Can Reduce Patient Waiting Times - 2014-09-29
"Having trainee physicians review cases prior to clinic hours can reduce patient waiting times, flow times, and clinic session times, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in Pain Medicine. The management process studied was first popularized by Toyota in Japan." More

Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim - 2014-09-29
"Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach." More

Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines - 2014-09-29
"Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says." More

ESMO: Combo Treatments Up Survival in Metastatic Melanoma - 2014-09-29
"For patients with untreated metastatic melanoma with BRAF V600 mutations, combination treatments of cobimetinib and vemurafenib, and dabrafenib and trametinib, improve progression-free survival. These findings were published online Sept. 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the annual meeting of the European Society of Medical Oncology, held from Sept. 26 to 29 in Madrid." More

Ultrasound Can Accurately Diagnose Carpal Tunnel - 2014-09-29
"Ultrasound can accurately confirm the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a study published in the Sept. 3 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery." More

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids - 2014-09-29
"Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children." More

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer - 2014-09-29
"Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds." More

Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades - 2014-09-29
"Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event." More

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