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MRI spots tumors in women with dense breasts, but false positives a problem

(Reuters Health) – Breast cancer can be difficult to detect in women with extremely dense breast tissue, but a new Dutch study indicates that getting an MRI scan can spot tumors that would otherwise be missed. “This is the first really-thorough investigation into the effect of MRI on interval cancer,” said senior author Dr. Carla […]

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Taronis Technologies Reports Q3 Earnings Company Reports Revenues of $5.3 Million,  103% Increase vs. Third Quarter 2018

PHOENIX, AZ, Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taronis Technologies, Inc., (“Taronis” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: TRNX), a leading renewable fuel producer serving the global industrial gas markets, today announced third quarter 2019 results of operation. Revenues generated in the third quarter were $5.3 million, representing a 103% increase over the third quarter of 2018. The […]

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Omega-3 oils boost attention as much as ADHD drugs in some children

LONDON (Reuters) – Omega-3 fish oil supplements can improve attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) just as much as drug treatments, but only in those whose blood levels of omega-3 are low, trial results showed on Wednesday. Researchers in Britain and Taiwan who conducted the placebo-controlled trial with 92 children said their […]

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NHS staff shortages put ‘cancer survival rates at risk’

Progress on treating cancer has stalled in Scotland because of staff shortages and a lack of funding, according to a parliamentary report. The Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Cancer found that 18% of cancer patients in June were not seen within the six-week target. The report, which will be published later, has been described as […]

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Switch to vaping ‘helps smokers’ hearts’

Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, the largest trial of its kind shows. The month-long study of 114 smokers suggests vaping has the potential to reduce heart attack and stroke risk. The team, at the University of Dundee, stressed vaping was “not safe” – just less harmful […]

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Getting NHS back on track ‘could take many years’

NHS waiting times have lengthened so much that it could take many years to get them back on target in England, experts say. There are three flagship NHS waiting time targets covering cancer, A&E and routine operations. It is more than three years since any of them were hit in England. And despite the pledges […]

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada does not have a large enough supply of prescription drugs to meet U.S. demand, and importing medicines from Canada would not significantly lower U.S. prices, Ottawa’s acting ambassador told U.S. officials in recent meetings, according to a statement published on Friday. Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s acting ambassador to the United States, said […]

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The government has pledged £13bn for 40 hospital projects across England in the next decade, on the eve of the Conservative party conference. The plans include a £2.7bn investment for six hospitals over five years. A new approach to NHS mental health treatment is also to be trialled in 12 areas of England – with […]

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World’s leading experts gather in Seville to discuss the fastest growing health epidemic in Europe now affecting 1 in 4 people. 26 September 2019 – Seville, Spain The Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease prevalence in Europe is a preventable epidemic, leading researchers will report at the EASL Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Summit 2019 taking place […]

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Americans are cutting back a bit on carbohydrates like sugary foods, refined grains, and starchy vegetables but these unhealthy options still make up about 42% of U.S. adults’ daily calories, a new study suggests. From 1999 to 2016, the proportion of calories U.S. adults get from carbohydrates declined from 52.5% to 50.5%, researchers found when […]

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