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Activist, Blogger and Social Media addict shedding light on a global health scandal http://bit.ly/DESawareness
Activist, Blogger and Social Media addict shedding light on a global health scandal http://bit.ly/DESawareness

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High levels of #AirPollution over time may get in the way of a good night’s sleep, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference. 

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The criteria to identify hormone disrupting chemicals (or #EDCs), for which a decision was expected last week, continue to cause disagreements among EU member states.

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Having a strong economy does not guarantee good health care,Having great medical technology doesn’t, either...

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W00t ! DES Daughter Network blog https://desdaughter.com/category/blog/ celebrates 6 years of #blogging #HealthNews on #WordPress ;)
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In a recent experiment conducted on tadpoles, researchers tested the hypothesis that common chemicals in the environment, singly and as a mixture, can interfere with human brain development. #EDCs

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Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) — is a cancer that has affected a tiny proportion of the women who have received implants. Nearly all the cases have been linked to implants with a textured or slightly roughened surface, rather than a smooth covering. Texturing may cause inflammation that leads to #cancer.

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How to rein in the widening disease definitions that label more healthy people as sick. #overdiagnosis

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The signing of the National Cancer Act by President Richard M. Nixon on December 23, 1971, was considered a declaration of war on Cancer.

In a multi-part series, the National Post explores why we need a new war on #cancer.

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Results of trials for stalled drugs are heavily underreported. This deprives research and care communities of evidence about pathophysiology, drug class effects, and the value of surrogate endpoints in trials.

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Nicholas Downing, MD, of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and colleagues have found that for drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, nearly 1 in 3 had a postmarket safety event.
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