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2012-04-11 05:43:45

When you have throbbing pain due to your teeth, the last thing you think about is the danger of the dental x-ray.

Frequent Dental X-rays May Be Linked To Brain Tumors
2012-04-10 11:50:38

A new study has shown a link between frequent dental X-rays and an increased risk of developing non-cancerous brain tumors. Researchers are using this study as a reminder of the dangers of frequent dental X-rays.

2011-06-16 12:51:11

An experimental vaccine developed by researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute targets overactive antigens in highly aggressive brain tumors and improves length of survival in newly diagnosed patients.

2011-05-17 07:05:00

Pathologist available to discuss warning signs and how brain tumors are diagnosed NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by College of American Pathologists: WHAT: Mary Tyler Moore, the actress best known for her roles on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" was recently diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor.

2010-11-22 19:36:51

A new Mayo Clinic study (http://newsblog.mayoclinic.org/2008/12/03/brain-tumors-best-treatments-for-long-term-survival/) found that children with low-grade brain tumors (gliomas) (http://www.mayoclinic.org/brain-tumors/) who undergo aggressive surgery to completely remove the tumor have an increased chance of overall survival.

2010-06-23 08:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. and ATLANTA, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 4, a 69-year-old male patient was Riverside & University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center's 1,000(th) patient to be treated since the facility opened in 2006.

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2010-05-17 10:20:00

Researchers have found no clear link between mobile phones and brain cancer, although researchers did say that further studies are necessary due to increasingly intensive use.

2010-05-17 08:01:00

LONDON, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA welcomes the publication by the INTERPHONE study group of the results for the combined analysis for glioma and meningioma in the International Journal of Epidemiology. In the press release announcing the paper Dr Christopher Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said: 'An increased risk of brain cancer is not established from the data from Interphone.

2009-12-22 11:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of December 17, 2009, UPMC physicians used Gamma Knife® surgery to treat the center's 10,000th patient, an 81-year-old male with a tumor deep in his brainstem, a site where traditional surgery would have been impossible.

2009-12-14 14:17:09

Only about one in 2,000 people in the United States get a sinus tumor, but Johnnie Wilcox was one of the unfortunate few.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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