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Medical News Today reports that a new study published in NeuroImage has shown that older people suffering from hearing loss may show a higher level of brain shrinkage and at a faster rate than those without hearing impairment. Researchers examined 186 individuals between 56 and 86 years old who were...

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Nomogram Predicts Individual Benefit of Neoadjuvant CRT in Esophageal Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – How much an individual patient with esophageal cancer is likely to benefit, if at all, from chemoradiotherapy (CRT) before undergoing esophagectomy can be determined using a nomogram based on preoperative clinical information. The developers of the Internet-based...
The New York Times' Well blog reports on a new study in the AJM that has found a link between body mass index (BMI) and waistline to the risk of hearing loss. Researchers evaluated BMI, waistline and physical activity of 68,421 women who were part of the Nurses' Health Study II and asked them to report on...