Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Roswell Park/University at Buffalo study finds significant risk for women who never smoked BUFFALO, N.Y. — Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo

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Recurrent Ovarian Cancers Respond to Cancer Vaccine After “Reprogramming” With Decitabine

PHILADELPHIA — Treatment with the drug decitabine prior to administration of chemotherapy and a cancer vaccine yielded clinical benefit for women with recurrent ovarian cancer, suggesting that this combinatorial chemoimmunotherapy may provide a new treatment option for patients with this disease, according to a study published in

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New Study: 3D Finds Breast Cancers Earlier

A new study adds to a significant body of evidence showing improved results using 3D mammograms for breast cancer screening. The technology detects the disease earlier when it’s easiest to treat and reduces false alarms for cancer-free patients.  (NAPS)—When it comes to telling if someone has—or doesn’t

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Are Baby Boomers At Risk for Liver Disease?

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation requiring all primary care providers and hospitals offer Hepatitis C screening to all baby boomers in New York State. Those individuals born between 1945 and 1965 – baby boomers – currently account for over 70 percent of the 3

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Connecting the Pieces: Addressing the Treatable Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Autism Society WNY Chapter and Autism Services Center for Learning Invite You To Attend A Workshop on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 8:45am to 12:45pm at Classics V Banquet and Conference Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Amherst, NY. The workshop will feature Richard Frye, M.D., Ph.D.,

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