Missing issues on breast cancer prevention

Tom Whalen, Jefferson City Dear Editor, As October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it strikes me we virtually never see or hear anything in the news media, either locally or…

An ounce of prevention great for mom, baby

By Dr. Colleen Townsend, For the Daily Republic As autumn settles in, the days become shorter and cooler. Now comes the season for cold, flu and other viruses. Avoiding infections…

Study tests the impact of digital vaping prevention ads on US adolescents

A randomized, controlled study with over 1,500 US teen participants from across the nation tested the effectiveness of digital vaping prevention ads. Researchers from UNC Hussman School of Journalism and…

Understanding Stillbirth: The Causes And Prevention

Pregnancy loss is devastating. A stillbirth can be particularly traumatic. They occur from well into the second trimester through the end of the third trimester, and there may be an unknown…

WVU’s new prevention program aims to support at-risk youth through critical development years

Research shows prevention programs are effective at reducing risk of substance use and addiction, and the prevalence of drug use increases rapidly during adolescence and the transition to young adulthood.…

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Anaemia can be prevented through a healthy diet and prescribed supplements Anaemia in pregnancy is a common risk factor for expectant mothers. In India, nearly 59% of pregnant women are affected by anaemia. Though it…

Make males responsible for prevention of pregnancy – Twin Cities

Male responsibility As I listen to and read the latest discussions about abortion I realize that the female of the spicies has the “great” privilege to advocate for the unborn…

Dangers, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Rubella is a viral infection also known as measles. The infection is contagious and people can pass on the infection through mucus or saliva. Rubella can occur in almost anyone,…

Preclinical study may pave the way toward prevention and recovery of neonatal brain injuries

The findings of a new pre-clinical study published in The Journal of Neuroscience are helping pave the way toward better understanding, prevention and recovery of neonatal brain injuries. During pregnancy,…

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Rhabdomyosarcoma Recurrence Prevention

In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Anand Patel and Michael Dyer from St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital about their recent research suggesting EGFR inhibitors may prevent rhabdomyosarcoma recurrence. Please can you introduce yourself, tell us…