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Dogs detect breast cancer from bandage, say researchers

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

PARIS (AFP) – Dogs can sniff out cancer from a piece of cloth which has touched the breast of a woman with a tumour, researchers said on Friday (March 24), announcing the results of an unusual, but promising, diagnostic trial. 569 more words

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The Truth, Honesty, and Life!

Hey y’all!! Thanks for visiting my neck of the woods, Yes I know I am new but just stick around and in no time I will be cruising along and hopefully you will get something out of my blog. 484 more words

Watching Patch Adams

Remembering that it’s possible to make a major change in healthcare. It can be done and I’m making steps toward that change.

Some day I will open a hospital that puts patients first and takes the time to treat people, not just a list of symptoms. 449 more words

POTS

Doctor-Patient Communication in the NHS

Andrew McDonald (former Chief Executive of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority) was recently asked by the Marie Curie charity to examine the quality of doctor-patient communication in the NHS, as discussed on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on 13 March 2017 (you can… 915 more words

Richard Lilford

Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm. Part 3 of 3

Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm – Part 3 of 3

Fonarow noted that the new thinking could lead to patients taking fewer diurnal medications, more convenient treatment and perhaps the elimination of significant side effects from some of the drugs. 186 more words

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Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm. Part 2 of 3

Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm – Part 2 of 3

So “It’s really been a long-standing belief that having a lower heart rate for atrial fibrillation patients was associated with less symptoms and with better long-term clinical outcomes and cardiac function,” said Dr Gregg C Fonarow, a professor of cardiology at the University of California Los Angeles. 110 more words

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Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm. Part 1 of 3

Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm – Part 1 of 3

Weakening Of Control Heart Rhythm. Leading US cardiac experts have devil-may-care the recommendations for strict heart rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation, an unmethodical heart rhythm that can lead to strokes. 196 more words

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