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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 but...
Although yearly mammograms may increase the rates of breast cancer diagnoses, a new study shows that they may not prevent breast cancer related deaths, the Los Angeles Times reports. The study, published in BMJ, "examined the medical records of 89,835 women...between the ages of 40 and 59." Half of the...
25 million Americans live with asthma and for 10% of them, inhaled corticosteroids and beta-agonists are not strong enough medications to keep them out of the hospital, an article in NPR's Shots blog reports. But in 2010, the FDA approved a new procedure, called bronchial thermoplasty, as the first...