Tag Archives: Journal of the American Medical Association

Doctors Raise Concern about Chemo for End-Stage Cancer

Doctors Raise Concern about Chemo for End-Stage Cancer

  Miami, United States – Giving chemotherapy to people with terminal cancer who are near the end of their lives is likely to cause more harm than good, according to a ...

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Millions Of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease

Millions Of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease

  Miami, United States – More than half of current and former smokers who can pass basic lung function tests may suffer from lung diseases that have gone undiagnosed, researchers said Monday. The study in the Journal of the American ...

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Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Leukemia: Study

Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Leukemia: Study

  Miami, United States – Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of childhood leukemia, according to a review of previously published research on ...

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Many US Women Get Wrong Radiation for Breast Cancer: Study

Many US Women Get Wrong Radiation for Breast Cancer: Study

  Miami, United States – Two thirds of women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in the United States get radiation for twice as long as recommended, researchers said Wednesday. The findings ...

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Google Glass May Obstruct Peripheral Vision: Study

Google Glass May Obstruct Peripheral Vision: Study

  WASHINGTON, November 4, 2014 (AFP) – People wearing Google Glass may experience significant blind spots on their right side, which could interfere with tasks such as driving, crossing the street and playing sports, ...

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American Waistlines Get Bigger and Bigger: Study

American Waistlines Get Bigger and Bigger: Study

  WASHINGTON, September 16, 2014 (AFP) – The average American’s waistline has expanded over the past decade, adding about one inch (2.5 centimeters) of belly fat among the general public ...

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Brain Injury Survivors Three Times as Likely to Die Early

Brain Injury Survivors Three Times as Likely to Die Early

  WASHINGTON, January 15, 2014 (AFP) – People who survive traumatic brain injuries are three times as likely as the general population to die early, often from suicide or fatal ...

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Stimulants May Prevent Accidents by Drivers w/ ADHD

Stimulants May Prevent Accidents by Drivers w/ ADHD

  WASHINGTON, January 29, 2014 (AFP) – Adult men with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may avoid traffic accidents if they take their prescribed medication, said a Swedish study on Wednesday. ...

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