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Gene variants plus radiotherapy may up risk of contralateral breast cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Breast cancer patients with ATM missense variants who receive radiation therapy appear to be at increased risk for contralateral breast cancer, according to a report in the March 19th online issue of the Journal of the...

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Deep brain stimulation reduces epileptic seizures

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bilateral thalamic stimulation reduces seizure frequency and severity in medically refractory epilepsy, new study findings show. About a third of people with epilepsy continue to have seizures despite treatment. “We...

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Omega-3 fatty acid may help prevent colon cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a small study of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, the free fatty acid form of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA-FFA) reduced both the size and number of polyps. “EPA-FFA should be considered for chemoprevention in...

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