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The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer: Study
2014-04-15 07:06:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most people surfing the Internet, information on colorectal cancer is too difficult to understand and doesn’t address the key risks of the disease and the biggest concerns that patients have, according to a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists. Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Deepak Agrawal, the lead author of the paper, and his colleague Dr. Chenlu Tian, reviewed dozens of popular...

2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

2014-04-12 23:02:34

During Cancer Control Month, patients can now see Drs. Scott Cohen, Rodney Horvat and Richard Chace, a periodontist team in Winter Park, FL, for oral cancer screenings. These screenings may help increase oral cancer survival rates when done consistently, allowing professionals to identify and treat precancerous lesions before they develop into mouth cancer. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Patients in Orange County can honor Cancer Control Month this April by being screened for...

2014-04-09 12:31:53

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cervical cancer is one of the deadliest...

2014-04-08 23:25:29

Routine screening for dementia is currently not recommended for people without symptoms. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Millions of American women have routine mammograms and colonoscopies to detect breast and colorectal cancer early, when they're most treatable. So why don't they also get periodically tested for memory loss or a decline in thinking skills? The April 2014 issue of the Harvard Women's Health Watch explores and explains the recent U.S. Preventive Services...

2014-04-07 23:22:43

Appointment of industry veteran, based in London, UK, reflects expansion of business outside North America and clear strategy to accelerate growth. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ClearStar, a leading technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Luke Battah, a veteran of the screening and background check industry, as Senior Vice President & General Manager of International Business based in the company’s office...

2014-04-07 08:32:02

Online Screening and Resources Available at www.HowDoYouScore.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH), the pioneer in large-scale mental health screenings for the public, is focusing attention on the particular health consequences of alcohol abuse in women. The increased focus coincides with National Alcohol Screening Day, held April 10(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DC98832 The 17(th) annual...

2014-04-04 23:41:52

PreemploymentDirectory.com, the world’s leading background screening information portal for human resources professionals and hiring managers is pleased to announce the addition of background screening industry thought leaders’ insights to its heavily visited website. The new section is called the Background Bistro named after the column with the same name in the leading e-magazine, The Background Buzz, which is distributed worldwide to the background screening companies and...

2014-04-04 23:38:06

While most people think they don’t need colonoscopy screenings, Western Washington Medical Group explains dangers of underestimating susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 “Think of this,” says a new article released by Western Washington Medical Group, “Nearly all of the 150,000 cases of colorectal cancer that are developed each year could have been prevented or detected in early stages if people had had their recommended screenings.”...

2014-04-03 13:14:03

Belgian study shows osteoporosis screening strategy using FRAX as pre-screening tool is cost-effective if there is optimum follow-up and adherence to medication In new research presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases today, investigators showed that an osteoporosis screening strategy using FRAX as a pre-screening tool is cost-effective if the follow up of the screening and medication adherence are optimized. FRAX (WHO Fracture Risk...


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