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Expert reaction to study looking at short bursts of vigorous physical activity and risk of death

6 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in Nature Medicine looks at wearable device-measured vigorous physical activity and mortality. Prof David Stensel, Professor of Exercise Metabolism...
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Pausing breast cancer treatment for pregnancy appears safe

14 hours ago   |   STAT

Young women diagnosed with breast cancer often must delay pregnancy for years while they take hormone-blocking pills. A reassuring new study finds they can take a two-year...
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Chief Medical Officer's annual report 2022: air pollution

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Professor Chris Whitty's third annual report will be published on Thursday 8 th December. Outdoor air quality in this country has improved significantly since the 1980s. We can...
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Expert reaction to Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report 2022 on Air Pollution

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

The CMO's third annual report, looking at air pollution, has been published. This Roundup accompanied an SMC Briefing . Sarah Woolnough, Chief Executive of Asthma + Lung UK...
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STAT+: In ‘landmark' study, cell therapy exceeds expectations in melanoma patients

1 day ago   |   STAT

When tumors like melanoma form, the immune system mobilizes for war. White blood cells called lymphocytes rush to assault the tumor - but cancer has ways of disabling the...
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Cancer patients endure an overlooked financial burden: hospital parking fees

1 day ago   |   STAT

For many patients, one of the most antagonizing parts of a hospital visit is paying for parking . Those parking fees aren't just an annoyance for the sick and injured...
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‘I question what I know': Top cancer specialist Otis Brawley on valuing orthodoxy in medicine

1 day ago   |   STAT

Oncologist Otis Brawley has dedicated his career to advocating for orthodoxy in medicine. Now, he says, advances in cancer treatments and early-detection screenings are fast...
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STAT+: Pharmalittle: Zantac lawsuits tossed over inadequate scientific evidence; Lilly tightens access to diabetes drug used for weight loss

1 day ago   |   STAT

Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you. Given that this is already the middle of the week and we have survived this far, no reason not...
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A new coalition aims to close AI's credibility gap in medicine with testing and oversight

2 days ago   |   STAT

To read the medical literature, you might think AI is taking over medicine. It can detect cancers on images earlier, find heart issues invisible to cardiologists, and predict...
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STAT+: Zantac lawsuits are tossed out as judge lambasts lack of evidence showing links to cancer

2 days ago   |   STAT

Several big drugmakers - Sanofi, GSK, Pfizer and Boehringer Ingelheim - will not have to face thousands of lawsuits claiming the Zantac heartburn drug can cause cancer after a...
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Expert reaction to study looking at short bursts of vigorous physical...

A study published in Nature Medicine looks at wearable device-measured vigorous physical activity and mortality. Prof David Stensel, Professor of Exercise Metabolism... Read more ...

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