Don’t miss a beat! Here are yesterday’s top stories on MedicalXpress: 1. New st…

Don’t miss a beat! Here are yesterday’s top stories on MedicalXpress:

  1. New study finds that most cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying ‘mistakes’: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-cancer-mutations-due-random-dna.html
  2. Boosting natural brain opioids may be a better way to treat anxiety: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-boosting-natural-brain-opioids-anxiety.html
  3. Scientists unveil a giant leap for anti-aging: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-scientists-unveil-giant-anti-aging.html
  4. Team finds another immune system link science said didn’t exist: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-team-immune-link-science-didnt.html
  5. New stem cell method produces millions of human brain and muscle cells in days: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-stem-cell-method-millions-human.html

2017-03-24 17:00:12

Medical Xpress – Medical and Health News

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‘Sesame Street’ Introduces First Character With Autism

Sesame Street is breaking new ground by introducing a character with autism, a Muppet named Julia.

‘Sesame Street’ Introduces First Character With Autism

The children’s program is sharing a positive message of inclusion by welcoming Julia, a muppet with autism, to the cast.

2017-03-24 15:31:18

WebMD

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Pearl of the Day #ctisus “FNH is often an incidental finding at imaging in asym…

Pearl of the Day
#ctisus
“FNH is often an incidental finding at imaging in asymptomatic patients, and distinction between FNHs and other hypervascular focal liver lesions such as hepatocellular adenoma, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and hypervascular metastases is critical to ensure proper management. Indeed, FNH is not associated with any malignant potential.Therefore, most confirmed FNHs are managed conserva- tively.Surgical approach is considered for rare sympto- matic lesions and when the diagnosis of hepatocellular adenoma or carcinoma cannot be ruled out.”
Imaging of Hepatic Focal Nodular Hyperplasia: Pictorial Review and Diagnostic Strategy
Burgio MD et al.
Semin Ultrasound CT MRI 37:511-524 (2016)

2017-03-24 15:21:00

CTisus: Cutting edge information on body CT (Computed tomography).

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6 Ways Family Vacations Help Kids Cope With Stress | World of Psychology

Family vacations: Stress reliever or stress inducer?

6 Ways Family Vacations Help Kids Cope With Stress | World of Psychology

Research shows family vacations can act as “happiness anchors” and help reduce your child’s stress.

2017-03-24 14:45:05

PsychCentral.com

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

Our Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer reference was updated with a study on screening overdiagnosis #MedUpdate http://wb.md/2lP3xQx

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

Lung cancers are generally divided into two main categories: small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). NSCLC accounts for approximately 85% of all lung cancers.

2017-03-24 14:44:29

Medscape

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