Predictive technique could help determine breast cancer therapies

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a predictive model that can provide doctors with an "invasiveness index" for cancer based on blood samples from individual patients, according to a new study. The test is based on chemical expression by specific cells in the body that help cancer move from the breast to other parts of the body. We want women to have more information to make a personal decision beyond the averages calculated for an entire population," said Manu ...
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Study reveals how relaxation could cut health care costs

Relaxation-response techniques, such as meditation, yoga, and prayer, could reduce the need for health care services by 43 percent, according to a study at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) that looked at participants in a relaxation-response-focused training program. Previous studies have shown that eliciting the relaxation response, a physiologic state of deep rest not only relieves stress and anxiety, but also affects physiologic factors such as blood pressure, heart rat...
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3D-printed toothbrush cleans all Your teeth in 6 Seconds

Imagine if you could brush your teeth in six seconds. Bizzident is the 6 Second toothbrush that provides a faster and better way to brush your teeth. This new and revolutionary technique of brushing has just been developed by a team of dentists who have created a toothbrush which they claim can clean teeth thoroughly in such a short amount of time. The process of ordering one of these custom-fit brushes begins in your dentist's office. Your dentist takes an impression of your teeth and sen...
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