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Simple MRI measurement could avoid 30% of breast cancer biopsies

Breast cancer is the most common fatal cancer in women. Early detection increases a woman’s chances of recovery. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an accurate technique for detecting and classifying tumors in breast tissue. However, it sometimes results in “false alarms,” thus requiring further investigation (biopsy) and in some cases, even resulting in unnecessary surgery. […]

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This Simple Exercise Made My Vertigo Disappear

When I woke up to use the bathroom in the wee hours one recent Saturday morning, I knew something was off the moment I stepped out of bed. I couldn’t find my balance, and the room was spinning; it felt like being really drunk, only I was completely sober. I bounced like a ping-pong ball […]

Kids Health

Simple test can indicate prolonged symptoms following pediatric sports-related concussion

Researchers from Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado, have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balance test can indicate that children and adolescents will experience prolonged symptoms following sports-related concussion. This finding is reported today in a new article by David R. Howell, Ph.D., and colleagues […]