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Experts Report Breast Cancer Has Multiple Disease Subtypes

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2015 and approximately 40,000 women will die from the disease. As researchers strive to find better treatments, new research has come to light about the nature of the disease. A group of researchers from some of the […]

The Eye Surgery Center of Hawaii recently became the first center in the Asia-Pacific region to implant a bionic eye and restore partial vision to a patient with retinal blindness. The eye implant system, the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System is approved in the United States and the European Economic Area. The implant works as […]

A new medication therapy may help drastically lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study. Dr. Marc Sabatine and his team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston published the findings from a clinical trial extension in The New England Journal of Medicine. The 12 phase […]

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a group of conditions that gradually impair kidney function over time. During the progression of the disease the kidneys become unable to properly filter waste and remove excess water from the body. This can lead to chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, anemia, nerve damage, bone weakness, and poor […]

The future of medical technology may lie in 3D printing, as evidenced by recent cases in which doctors used growth-flexible implants to treat children with a rare condition, pediatric tracheobronchomalacia. The authors published a follow-up of the three patients in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The condition is a rare congenital disease that affects about […]