The revelation comes 18 months after all treatment ceased
New England Journal of Medicine
There’s a revolution occurring in cancer treatment, and it could mean the end of chemotherapy.
As the Nobel Prizes are being awarded this week, one U.S. scientist asks: could eating chocolate have anything to do with becoming a laureate?
Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.
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It’s not unusual for a baby who has spina bifida to require a permanent shunt to drain fluid from her brain. Because the neural tube defect affects nerves in the lower back and pelvis, many such children are incontinent and …
Having an abortion has got to be an excruciating decision, no matter where you fall on the abortion-rights spectrum, but a new study shows it does not increase the likelihood of mental-health problems.
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