Posts tagged as: Breast

Indiana teen allegedly tried to kill infant niece by lacing breast milk with pills

Police say a 19-year-old from Indiana has been wanted on an arrest warrant for months after allegedly trying to kill her 11-week-old niece old using poisonous breast milk. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

A Young Woman Seeks a Mastetectomy to Relieve Extreme Breast Pain

Jordan says her breasts have been a constant source of pain – and she wants them both removed! Doctors found and removed six fibroadenomas – benign breast tumors. Jordan is a track athlete and says “The running and jumping motions will make the pain worse.” She is in so much pain that she is considering […]

Saggy Breast Fix with No Surgery?

Is a breast lift without going under the knife and no downtime too good to be true? The Doctors investigate the latest fix for saggy breasts. The ThermiBreast procedure only takes only about 30-45 minutes per breast and is done under local anesthesia. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

The Trouble With Breast Cancer Tests

Although newer mammography technology may be able to detect more breast cancers, it also is creating more false alarms, two recent studies show. The studies found that breast X-rays stored as dig… Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Older women with breast cancer still left out of medical trials

By Andrew M. Seaman Older women are still underrepresented in medical trials evaluating treatments for breast cancer, according to a new study. Of three different types of trials evaluated by researchers, only one had an increase in enrollment of older women with breast cancer between 1985 and 2012. Seeing how older people react to cancer […]

Babies shouldn’t drink unscreened donor breast milk, doctors warn

By Lisa Rapaport Donor breast milk that’s screened, pasteurized and distributed through milk banks can protect preemies against serious illness, but donated milk bought online or obtained from friends can actually make babies sick, say U.S. pediatricians. In its first policy statement on donor human milk, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advises against using […]

Past depression tied to worse breast cancer survival odds

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Women with a history of depression may have lower survival odds with breast cancer than patients without past mental health problems, research in Denmark suggests. In the study of more than 45,000 women with early-stage breast malignancies, 13 percent of patients previously treated with antidepressants died within five years […]

Women unclear about breast density, breast cancer risks

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) – Women are becoming more aware of the term “breast density,” but they aren’t as familiar with its relation to breast cancer risk or mammograms, according to a small U.S. study. In particular, African American and Ashkenazi Jewish women, who may be at a higher risk for breast cancer, seemed […]

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa lit up in pink for breast cancer

The facade of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, was lit up in pink Thursday to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer. The lights will be turned on for the next two days, and then on the same days in the coming weeks, to mark "Pink October", […]

U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most

U.S. death rates from breast cancer have dropped, although the decline was still greater among white women than black women, according to a study released Thursday. From 2010 to 2014, there were approximately 41,000 deaths each year from breast cancer, the second-most deadly cancer for women after lung cancer, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

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