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  1. Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Child Leukemia

    By Carrie Myers HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding -- even for a short time -- may lower a baby's later risk of childhood leukemia, a new study suggests. The researchers found that babies breast-fed for at least six months appear to have a 19 percent lower ris

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  2. Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rapidly rising number of weight-loss surgeries in the United States may be leading to greater demand for cosmetic surgery, a new report suggests. In 2014, cosmetic procedures associated with major weight loss -- such as

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  3. Cancer Patient's Health Affected by Spouse's Mood

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The emotional health of cancer caregivers may affect the mental health of the loved ones they are caring for, a new study suggests. When their husbands, wives or partners experience symptoms of depression, cancer su

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  4. Wear Contacts? You May Have Different Eye Bacteria

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests. "Our research clearly shows that putting a foreign object, such as a contact lens,

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  5. Immune-Based Drug Promising Against Lung Cancers

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Another study finds that a new immune system-focused drug, called nivolumab, may help treat a common form of lung cancer. On Saturday, a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology i

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  6. Treating Brain Tumors With Targeted Radiation

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using radiation on the entire brain to prevent new tumors from forming in patients whose cancer has spread to the brain can have a devastating effect on their ability to think and remember, compared with more targeted tre

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  7. New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The life expectancies of people with advanced melanoma may be doubled or even quadrupled, thanks to a new drug that harnesses the power of patients' immune systems to fight their cancer, researchers reported Sunday. The d

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  8. 2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two new drugs have shown promise in slowing the march of two incurable blood cancers, researchers report. One drug, ibrutinib, appears to greatly improve standard treatment for patients with recurring chronic-lymphocyti

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  9. New Drug Controls Common Breast Cancer Longer

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a new drug called Ibrance (palbociclib) to standard hormone therapy helped keep a common type of breast cancer under control measurably longer than the hormone therapy alone, a new study shows. "Palbociclib stops

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  10. Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Thousands of breast cancer patients in the United States might be spared a second surgery if more tissue was removed during initial breast-conserving, partial mastectomy surgery, a new study suggests. Partial mastectomy,

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