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The Los Angeles Times reports that researchers have developed a new test to determine the effects of certain medications on sex hormones which may, in turn, influence the development of diseases such as breast cancer. “In a trial screening of 446 drugs in wide circulation, the new assay singled out the...
Ischemic strokes may be triggered in children with even minor infections, Medpage Today reports. The finding was based on a study presented at the International Stroke Conference that analyzed 310 stroke cases and 289 controls for their history of infection and vaccination history. Researchers showed...
Donating a kidney may put you at a greater risk for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) compared to similarly screened health non-donors, CNN News reports. The finding is based on a study published in JAMA that compared living kidney donors to “healthy individuals who would also likely qualify to donate...