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Dogs Can Be Trained To Sniff Out Thyroid Cancer

Posted On March 09, 2015

(San Diego, CA) -- Early detection of thyroid cancer may soon bypass the CAT scan and instead begin with a dog's nose. A study presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in San Diego indicates dogs can detect thyroid cancer in patients not already diagnosed with a remarkable success rate. Building off previous research in…

WebMD Is Enhancing Its Site With Videos

Posted On March 09, 2015

(Undated) -- WebMD is adding a whole new dimension to its website with original digital videos. The first installment is a five-episode "Future of Health" series featuring ABC News reporter Robin Roberts. The breast cancer and blood disorder survivor discusses the future of vision, 3-D printing, obesity, infertility and wireless medicine. WebMD medical director Michael…

Nasal Drug Could Help Men With Obesity

Posted On March 08, 2015

(Undated) -- A nasal spray currently being used in Europe is showing promise in fighting obesity in men. In a study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School, a nasal spray containing the drug oxytocin was given to selected men in a small group. Scientists found that men given the drug ate about 100 calories…

Congressman Upton Seeking Plastic Microbead Ban

Posted On March 08, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- An effort is underway on Capitol Hill to ban the use of plastic microbeads in personal care products such as soap and toothpaste because they can pollute the water. Michigan congressman Fred Upton is the Republican co-sponsor of a new bipartisan bill that he says has the support of the industry.  …

Doctors Complete Six-Way Kidney Swap

Posted On March 08, 2015

(San Francisco, CA) -- A dozen donors and recipients are resting comfortably after an unprecedented six-way kidney swap at a San Francisco hospital. Six living donors each gave up a kidney Friday to aid six recipients ranging in age from 24 to 70. The California Pacific Medical Center says everyone appears to be recovering without…

  • Pet Patrol

    Found cat

    Posted on April 18, 2015
    Location: Vevay, Indiana

    Found female gray and white cat.Is friendly,either overweight or pregnant.Found…