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E-cigarettes emitted fewer carcinogenic particulates, higher toxic metals

September 19, 2014

Secondhand smoke from electronic cigarettes contained significantly fewer organic carcinogen emissions than tobacco-containing cigarettes, according to recent findings.

However, exposure levels to harmful metals in secondhand e-cigarette smoke were found to be significantly higher.

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Vitamin E, selenium have scant effect on cataract in men

September 18, 2014
Daily selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation is unlikely to have a significant impact on the onset and progression of age-related cataract in men, according to…
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Bivalent HPV vaccine immunogenic, safe

August 20, 2014
The HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine demonstrated efficacy and immunogenicity without any safety concerns, according to recent study results published in Human
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Higher BMI increased risk for 10 common cancers

August 13, 2014
Higher BMI increased individuals’ risks for 10 common cancers, according to results of a population-based cohort study conducted in the United Kingdom.More than…
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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 3 Stem Cell Transplant for MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 2 High Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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E-cigarettes emitted fewer carcinogenic particulates, higher toxic metals

September 19, 2014
Secondhand smoke from electronic cigarettes contained significantly fewer organic carcinogen emissions than tobacco-containing cigarettes, according…
In the Journals

Vitamin E, selenium have scant effect on cataract in men

September 18, 2014
Daily selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation is unlikely to have a significant impact on the onset and progression of age-related cataract in men…
In the Journals

Bivalent HPV vaccine immunogenic, safe

August 20, 2014
The HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine demonstrated efficacy and immunogenicity without any safety concerns, according to recent study results…
In the Journals Perspective

Higher BMI increased risk for 10 common cancers

August 13, 2014
Higher BMI increased individuals’ risks for 10 common cancers, according to results of a population-based cohort study conducted in the United…
In the Journals Perspective

H. pylori eradication reduced gastric cancer incidence

July 23, 2014
Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy reduced the incidence of gastric cancer in asymptomatic Asian patients, according to recent study data…

Top 8 lessons learned at ASCO 2014

June 25, 2014
The theme of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, “Science and Society,” emphasized patient-centered focus — looking at the full…
Meeting News Coverage Perspective

Discontinuation of statin use near end of life improved QOL

May 30, 2014
CHICAGO — Discontinuation of statin therapy in patients with limited life expectancy improved overall quality of life without compromising…

Hookah smoking remains popular among college students despite known risks

May 28, 2014
Two recent studies have highlighted the potential dangers and confusing messaging surrounding hookah pipe smoking, which appears to be particularly…
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No concerning safety patterns for HPV4 during pregnancy

May 7, 2014
BETHESDA, Md. — CDC researchers did not find any “new or unexpected patterns” in maternal or fetal outcomes after exposure to the…
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Brain, neck tumors reported in 3 dozen cath lab operators

April 25, 2014
Data presented at SOLACI-CACI 2014 have found brain and neck tumors among 36 interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists and interventional…
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