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Obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate greater risk for breast cancer
Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. (2018-09-19)
A new carbon material with Na storage capacity over 400mAh/g
Developing the high-capacity carbon anode materials can further improve the energy density of sodium-ion batteries (NIBs). (2018-09-19)
Simulations of every woman's breast tissue address delay on enhanced MRI cancer detection
Purdue University researchers have simulated how over 20 different breast tissue ratios respond to heat given off by MRIs at higher field strengths than available in hospitals today. (2018-09-19)
New study shows Florida Keys' corals are growing but have become more porous
Researchers have long questioned what impact climate change has on the rate at which corals are growing and building reef habitats in the Florida Keys. (2018-09-18)
New light on the controversial question of species abundance and population density
Inspired by the negative results in the recently published largest-scale analysis of the relation between population density and positions in geographic ranges and environmental niches, a team of US and Mexican scientists identified several issues in the methodology used, able to turn the tables in the ongoing debate. (2018-09-17)
Silicone breast implants linked to increased risk of some rare harms
Women receiving silicone breast implants may be at increased risk of several rare adverse outcomes compared to the general population, reports a study in Annals of Surgery. (2018-09-17)
3D electron microscopy uncovers the complex guts of desalination membranes
Careful sample preparation, electron tomography and quantitative analysis of 3D models provides unique insights into the inner structure of reverse osmosis membranes widely used for salt water desalination wastewater recycling and home use, according to a team of chemical engineers. (2018-09-17)
Mixed chemicals in beauty products may harm women's hormones
A new study published in Environment International by George Mason University Assistant Professor of Global and Community Health Dr. (2018-09-13)
Sensors that are literally 'music to one's ears' (video)
Researchers have found a new use for a 3,000-year-old African musical instrument: detecting toxic substances and counterfeit medications. (2018-09-12)
Breast cancer screening does not reduce mortality
Fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer in recent years but, surprisingly, the decline is just as large in the age groups that are not screened. (2018-09-12)
Thousands of breast cancer gene variants engineered and analyzed
A scientific analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk. (2018-09-12)
Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note
A new sensor based on a 3,000 year old African musical instrument can be used to identify substances, including a poisonous chemical sometimes mistakenly added to medicines. (2018-09-12)
For women with genetic risk, twice-a-year MRI beats mammograms
Getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans twice a year instead of one annual mammogram is far more effective at detecting early breast cancers in young women with a high-risk genetic profile than mammograms alone, according to a research team based at the University of Chicago Medicine and the University of Washington, Seattle. (2018-09-12)
Majority of women receive breast cancer diagnosis over the phone
A new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine reveals an increasing number of women are learning about their breast cancer diagnosis over the phone. (2018-09-11)
'Evil' proteins a force for good in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen's role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers. (2018-09-11)
Scientists identified enzyme in milk production as target for novel breast cancer drugs
VCU Massey Cancer Center researchers have identified a protein involved in milk production that stimulates the growth and spread of breast cancer and could ultimately serve as a target for novel therapies to treat breast cancer. (2018-09-11)
Biomarker tests in breast cancer: New study data indicate advantage for certain patients
TAILORx is the first available study with long-term follow-up suitable for the assessment. (2018-09-06)
Disparities in geographic distribution of dermatologists
Disparities exist in the geographic distribution of dermatologists across the United States in this study of county-level data from 1995 to 2013. (2018-09-05)
Scientists develop new way to identify telltale markers for breast cancer tumors
USC scientists developed a better way to identify markers for breast cancer tumors, a breakthrough that could lead to better treatment for millions of women. (2018-09-05)
New clues found to understanding relapse in breast cancer
A large genomic analysis has linked certain DNA mutations to a high risk of relapse in estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, while other mutations were associated with better outcomes, according to researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2018-09-04)
Mammography screening also confers benefits on participants with interval cancer
Participants in the German mammography screening program (MSP) who have invasive breast cancer -- including interval cancers -- can on the whole undergo more sparing surgical treatment compared with non-participants. (2018-08-31)
Researchers discover a novel role of protein in important pathways that lead to cancer malignancy
Japanese researchers have revealed for the first time that a specific protein, the fatty acid-binding protein 5 (FABP5), plays a critical role in the development and metastasis of highly aggressive prostate and breast cancer cells. (2018-08-30)
Mayo Clinic researchers identify a potential new approach to treat HER2 positive breast cancer
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an important new pathway by which HER2 positive breast cancers grow and have discovered that a dietary supplement called cyclocreatine may block the growth of HER2 positive breast cancer. (2018-08-30)
Fruit flies and electrons: Researchers use physics to predict crowd behavior
Electrons whizzing around each other and humans crammed together at a political rally don't seem to have much in common, but researchers at Cornell University are connecting the dots. (2018-08-30)
A master switch controls aggressive breast cancer
A team at the Salk Institute has identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behavior of tumor cells that makes some aggressive cancers so difficult to treat. (2018-08-30)
New way to break cancer's vicious cycle
This study reveals how some tumors fuel their own growth and how stopping this vicious cycle could lead to new treatments. (2018-08-29)
CNIO researchers find first indicators of prognosis for the most aggressive breast cancer
Researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) publish in Nature Communications a successful classification of triple breast cancer patients, which for the first time discriminates those who can be cured from those who might suffer a relapse. (2018-08-29)
HKBU scholars in world-first breakthrough for difficult-to-treat breast cancer
Chemists at HKBU have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with triple-negative breast cancer. (2018-08-29)
Breast cancer surgery in frail elderly women linked to poor results
An analysis of more than a decade of U.S. nursing home data has shown that breast cancer surgery is associated with high rates of mortality and hospital readmission, along with loss of functional independence, for frail nursing home residents. (2018-08-29)
NYC's tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces retailer density, yet impact unequal
New York City's tobacco-free free pharmacy law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the policy's impact is not evenly distributed across neighborhoods. (2018-08-29)
Genetic susceptibility to lower vitamin D levels and calcium intake not linked to fracture
Having a genetic predisposition to lower vitamin D levels and calcium intake is not associated with an increased risk of osteoporotic fracture, conclude researchers in The BMJ today. (2018-08-29)
New genetics findings unravel key components of fracture risk in osteoporosis
The largest study ever to investigate the genetics of osteoporosis and fracture risk determined that only two examined factors -- bone mineral density (BMD) and muscle strength -- play a potentially causal role in the risk of suffering osteoporotic fracture, a major health problem affecting more than 9 million people worldwide very year. (2018-08-29)
FeCo-selenide -- Next-generation material in energy storage devices?
In a paper in the forthcoming issue of NANO, a team of researchers have fabricated an asymmetric supercapacitor (ASC) based on FeCo-selenide nanosheet arrays as positive electrode and Fe2O3 nanorod arrays as negative electrode. (2018-08-28)
Electric polarization in the macroscopic world and electrons moving at atomic scales
Femtosecond x-ray experiments in combination with a new theoretical approach establish a direct connection between electric properties in the macroscopic world and electron motions on the time and length scale of atoms. (2018-08-28)
Marijuana found in breast milk up to six days after use
To better understand how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk and how long it remains, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine conducted a study, publishing online Aug. (2018-08-27)
Breast cancer breakthrough: Some tumors can stop their own spread
Certain types of breast tumors can send signals that freeze the growth of their own secondary cancers, according to a major new study co-led by Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research. (2018-08-27)
Investigating what keeps metastatic breast cancer in check
New evidence suggests that inflammation may help prevent growth of tumor cells that have spread, with important implications for clinical trials. (2018-08-27)
Too much of a good thing? Very high levels of 'good' cholesterol may be harmful
Very high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or 'good') cholesterol may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018. (2018-08-25)
Why are tropical forests so diverse? New study examines role of 'natural enemies'
A new Yale study affirms a long-held hypothesis that the presence of specialized 'natural enemies' promotes tropical biodiversity. (2018-08-23)
The long-term financial toll of breast cancer
The financial fallout from breast cancer can last years after diagnosis, particularly for those with lymphedema, a common side effect from treatment, causing cumulative and cascading economic consequences for survivors, their families, and society, a study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests. (2018-08-22)
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