Treatment helps young women preserve their fertility during breast cancer chemotherapy

Researchers have found that young women with breast cancer were able to better preserve their fertility during cancer treatments by using hormone-blocking drug injections that put them into temporary menopause.

Genetics and Birth Defects

Mitochondrial plans move forward

Plans to legalise the use of new techniques, developed by Newcastle University, to prevent mothers passing on serious mitochondrial diseases to their children, are to proceed, the Government has announced. ... Full story

Geriatrics and Aging

Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging

By Jim Dryden - Medicine focuses almost entirely on fighting chronic diseases in a piecemeal fashion as symptoms develop. Instead, more efforts should be directed to promoting interventions that have ... Full story

Sexual Health

Sexual Maturuity influenced by which parent genes are inherited from

Neuherberg - The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that ... Full story

Skin, Hair and Nails

The Best Advice for Acne Patients? Patience

Greater Knowledge of the Disease, Better Treatment Options Have Benefits, But Leading Adolescent Skin Expert at NYU Langone Medical Center Warns Acne Remains a Tough Condition to Treat ... Full story

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