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4 years 7 months ago

Researchers find genetic link to ovarian cancer

Johns Hopkins University scientists have identified two genes critical to ovarian clear cell carcinoma, one of the most aggressive form of the disease. Those genetic mutations may cause 10-percent of ovarian cancer cases. The discovery could lead to new treatments for ovarian cancer and better understanding of the...

5 years 3 months ago

Tracing the path of light during migraines

A majority of the 30-million Americans who get migraines are extremely sensitive to light -- even those who are blind, but can still detect light. Using lab animals, researchers traced the path of brain cells during a migraine. They found exposure to light triggered a flow of electrical signals that...

5 years 3 months ago

Parkview hospital goes smoke free in new year

In Pueblo, Parkview Medical Center has made a new year's resolution to become a smoke free campus. Starting on January 1, smoking will be prohibited anywhere on the hospital's campus, including in parking lots, sidewalks, alleyways and greenways around the hospital. Parkview says it was the right time to make...

5 years 5 months ago

Audubon: No Hep C cases linked to surgery tech

Officials at the Audubon Surgery Center in Colorado Springs say there is no evidence any of their patients contracted hepatitis C from a surgery technician who used syringes filled with painkillers meant for patients. Hospital officials had feared that as many as 1,220 patients had been exposed to the disease...

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