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Cancer drug resistance clue found
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It may be possible to extend the usefulness of cancer drugs by preventing drug resistance in tumors, say researchers. A study, published in Science Translational Medicine, showed a chemical reaction went into overdrive as resistance developed. More

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General dentists, specialists often misdiagnose oral lesions
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Endodontists and periodontists were slightly more accurate than general practitioners and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in evaluating suspicious oral lesions, according to a study in Quintessence International. General practitioners correctly diagnosed only about half of the oral lesions they submitted for biopsy, while oral and maxillofacial surgeons and other specialists did slightly better, according to researchers from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. More

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10-minute screening could reduce drowsy driving in commercial drivers
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Professional drivers who suffer from sleep apnea and subsequently become sleepy behind the wheel may pose grave safety concerns to our nation's highways. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health recently considered whether a 10-minute screening method could be effective in pinpointing the professional drivers at risk for sleep apnea. More

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Fighting cancer with scorpions?
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In the fight against cancer, scientists and medical researchers around the world are developing new medicines from seemingly unlikely natural substances. Recent reported developments involve the use of a bacteria found in soil, a poison from a highly toxic scorpion, and the virus that causes herpes. All three demonstrate novel properties that may save lives in cases of otherwise hard to treat killer cancers. More

Oral HPV test
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The American Cancer Society estimates about 34,300 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. Men are affected more than twice as often as women (24,100 new cases in men versus 10,200 in women). The most common sites for oral cancer are the tongue, tonsils and lip. More

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The face transplant that changed a burn victim's life
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Dallas Wiens remembers nothing of Nov. 13 2008. Lucky for him. He had been repainting the side of a church from the top of a cherry picker when he collided with a high-voltage power line. According to those who were there at the time, there was a series of distinctive "pops" — the unmistakable sound electricity makes when it comes into contact with someone or something. More

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