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2013-10-03 23:28:12

UDoTest has released a DIY home HPV test allowing women to administer the sample collection of cervical cells themselves, ushering in a new era in cervical cancer screening and prevention for South African women. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 A new cervical cancer screening test looks set to revolutionise the way in which women are tested for this disease. UDoTest has recently released a new self-collection test for HPV, the virus which causes cervical cancer, which has received widespread...

2013-10-02 12:52:57

Offering free head and neck cancer screenings annually to the community not only has the possibility of early detection, but also the opportunity – particularly in an urban city – to increase a person's understanding of risk factors that cause cancer, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Among those who attend free head and neck cancer screenings, the study finds people who reside in an urban city like Detroit were more likely to be African American, a current...

2013-10-01 18:00:56

Rates increasing among African-Americans; reasons unclear Breast cancer incidence rates increased slightly among African American women from 2006 to 2010, bringing those rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women, according to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers. The explanation behind the rise is unclear. The finding is published in Breast Cancer Statistics, 2013 published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed journal of the...

2013-09-30 23:39:32

The experts at Screening Intelligence have created a comprehensive background records products page for the company's website. This page provides detailed information about background screening services and employment screening products offered by ScreeningIntelligence.com Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Customers who are seeking information about all of the background screening services and employment screening products offered by ScreeningIntelligence.com can now easily access...

2013-09-30 13:57:37

Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to be presented on Monday by Professor Mathieu Boniol, at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013). Prof Boniol, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Professor at the...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Effective At Reducing Mortality Rates
2013-09-28 04:55:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online “Irrefutable” evidence that colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is effective at reducing the disease’s mortality rate should lead healthcare policymakers to shift resources currently devoted to breast and prostate cancer screenings to CRC testing, Belgian epidemiologist Philippe Autier will report this weekend. Autier, the vice president of population studies at the International Prevention Research Institute in France, will...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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