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2014-07-28 08:29:21

Researchers: Automated Measurement of Volumetric Mammographic Density is a Promising Tool for Widespread Breast Cancer Risk Assessment WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A prospective study conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has validated the performance of VolparaDensity breast imaging software across multiple vendor platforms and has associated volumetrically assessed breast density measurements to breast cancer risk. Published in Cancer...

2014-07-23 12:31:07

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearview Diagnostics, Inc. as part of a compendium, announced today the receipt of a grant from the NIH (National Institute of Health) to develop a portable self-reading device for breast cancer screening. Clearview will be working with the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation to develop portable, self-reading ultrasound for breast screening. The focus of these development efforts and the directive with this grant is toward a low-cost...

2013-08-29 10:04:04

Here's a sobering fact for millions of young women heading back to school: The more alcohol they drink before motherhood, the greater their risk of future breast cancer. That's according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis that, for the first time, links increased breast cancer risk to drinking between early adolescence and first full-term pregnancy. Previous studies have looked at breast cancer risk and alcohol consumption later in life or at the...

2013-08-29 10:00:14

Drinking alcohol before first pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of benign breast disease (BBD) and breast cancer, independent of drinking after first pregnancy, according to a new study published August 28 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Previous studies have shown that alcohol consumed in the past year affects a woman's breast cancer risk. However, data on the relationship between drinking alcohol during the period of time between a woman's first menstrual...

New Light Shed On Breast Cancer Through Optical Mammography
2012-09-28 08:59:18

Tufts tests new technology that could aid in breast cancer diagnosis & treatment New optical imaging technology developed at Tufts University School of Engineering could give doctors new ways to both identify breast cancer and monitor individual patients' response to initial treatment of the disease. A five-year clinical study of the procedure, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, is now underway at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. The non-invasive...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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