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Six fixes for cracked heels

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about the common causes of cracked heels, how cracked heels may be prevented, and home remedies that are recommended.
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Metastatic breast cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Metastatic breast cancer can occur if the initial cancer treatment isn't successful and the cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Learn about it here.
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Significant increase in number of women tested for BRCA gene, but many high-risk patients are still missing out

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Discovery of the BRCA genetic mutation in the mid-90s represented a breakthrough in breast and ovarian cancer prevention.
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New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) has announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce...
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Tailored sexual health messages urgently needed for young female tourists, expert says

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
With both tourism and casual "hookup" sex on the rise among college-age adults, there's an urgent need for gender-sensitive and age-appropriate sexual health campaigns that are tailored to young...
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Potential early warning signs of osteoporosis found in South Asian women

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Pre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white Caucasian women, a new study in the Journal Bone reports.
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Poor sense of smell may hinder women's social lives

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDT
Researchers have found that older women with a loss in sense of smell tend to have less active social lives than those with a good sense of smell.
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Osteoporosis drug found safe in long-term trial

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study provides reassuring information about the short-term and long-term safety of denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
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How and when to take a pregnancy test

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Whether used at home or in a doctor's office, find out what pregnancy tests are available, how to use them accurately, and what the results mean.
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