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June 12, 2016
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For treating a leading cause of osteoporosis, surgery is better than widely used medications

UCLA study finds that using drugs to combat hyperparathyroidism is worse than doing nothing at all While most cases of osteoporosis are caused by normal aging, another leading cause of the bone-loss disease is a condition called hyperparathyroidism, in which … Continue reading

October 28, 2013
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Grandson of first chemotherapy doctor now teaches at Yale School of Medicine

When Dr. Dieter Lindskog first began walking the halls of Yale School of Medicine a decade ago, people would stop him often to ask, “Are you by any chance related to …?” Now they stop him rarely, either because they … Continue reading

September 10, 2013
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UCLA researchers describe new form of irritable bowel syndrome

UCLA researchers have described a new form of irritable bowel syndrome that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, a finding that may help lead to better management of symptoms and relief for patients. The discovery of this new condition, … Continue reading

July 12, 2013
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Prostate cancer: moving beyond ‘watchful waiting’

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men: the American Cancer Society expects the disease will claim nearly 30,000 lives in 2013. The disease mainly affects older men—the median age of diagnosis is 67—and it’s a … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
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MU Veterinary Surgeons Use Advanced MRI Technology to Locate Dangerous Tumor

Procedure saves therapy dog, beloved pet from cancerous brain tumor COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— Using a special piece of MRI equipment, doctors from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine were able to remove a dangerous tumor from a beloved … Continue reading

January 20, 2012
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For The Dogs: Team Performs Open-Heart Canine Surgeries

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Plagued with a defective heart valve that caused fluid accumulation in his lungs, Leo was in need of serious medical help. His loved ones opted for open-heart surgery. And after a successful operation, Leo is recovering … Continue reading