Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

In the first nine months of the pandemic, around 116 million babies were born worldwide, according to Unicef estimates. This left researchers scrambling to answer a critical question: Could the virus be transmitted through breast milk? Some people assumed it

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Breast Cancer Centers Urge Annual Scans, Counter to U.S. Guidelines

Breast Cancer Centers Urge Annual Scans, Counter to U.S. Guidelines

But some experts believe the panel overstated the harms of more frequent screenings. The appropriate schedule for screenings can vary from doctor to doctor, and patient to patient, and has become quite confusing.“Many women may not even be aware of

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Staying Abreast: How to Support Your Partner Through Breast Cancer & Recovery

Staying Abreast: How to Support Your Partner Through Breast Cancer & Recovery

By Sabrina K. Sahni, MD, NCMP Boobs, mammary glands, bosoms, jugs—the words in the English lexicon for breasts are many and range from clinical, to sexually empowering, and then to downright misogynistic. No matter what you call them, breasts are

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Analysis system for breast cancer diagnosis solves ‘blackbox algorithm’ problem

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A breakthrough breast cancer diagnosis system could help clinicians understand the rationale behind artificial intelligence (AI) decisions. Researchers from Charité University Hospital in Berlin, the Berlin Institute of Technology and the University of Oslo have developed the new tissue-section analysis

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José Baselga, Who Advanced Breast Cancer Treatments, Dies at 61

José Baselga, Who Advanced Breast Cancer Treatments, Dies at 61

José Baselga was born in Barcelona on July 3, 1959, and earned his medical and doctoral degrees from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He caught the attention of cancer researchers after participating in a medical fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering,

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Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

What They Do, How They Work

Jasmine Souers was 25 when she noticed a discharge from her nipples. Concerned, she went to get it checked out. At first, her doctors dismissed the possibility of breast cancer, saying, she’s “too young.” She didn’t feel any lumps.

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Skipping Mammograms Raises Odds for Breast Cancer

Skipping Mammograms Raises Odds for Breast Cancer

By Denise Mann HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Don’t skip your breast cancer screening mammogram.This is the overarching message of an extended study of more than a half-million Swedish women. Those who missed even one recommended screening

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Don’t panic – This COVID-19 vaccine side effect isn’t breast cancer

Don’t panic – This COVID-19 vaccine side effect isn’t breast cancer

A possible side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine is causing unnecessary fear among women, creating worry that they may have breast cancer. Enlarged lymph nodes (axillary lymphadenopathy) in the injected arm have been reported as a side effect in women

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Volpara Health acquires fellow breast cancer prevention company CRA Health

Volpara is purchasing all outstanding equity of CRA for $18 million and will pay an additional $4 million if certain strategic targets are met within 18 months.

Volpara Health, a maker of artificial intelligence breast-cancer-screening products, has acquired CRA Health, a breast cancer risk-assessment startup out of Massachusetts General Hospital. Under the terms of the deal, Volpara will purchase all outstanding equity of CRA for $18 million,

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