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Updated on primary prostate cancer imaging

(UroToday.com) At the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) annual meeting, Dr. James Wysock provided an update on imaging for primary prostate cancer. Dr. Wysock briefly touched on imaging strategies in both screening and diagnosing localized prostate cancer. Poor sensitivity and specificity in screening and diagnosing men with prostate cancer is …

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Covid-19 would arrive earlier than expected in the United States

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a study of 7,000 blood bags. They were collected by the American Red Cross between December 13, 2019 and mid-January 2020. This happened long before the official declaration of the first case of Covid-19 in the United States, which …

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towards the acquisition of 6 million vaccines

The Ministry of Health has engaged with an international laboratory to acquire 6 million doses of vaccines against Covid-19. The doses will be available by the end of the second quarter of 2021. This was announced by Hachemi Louzir, director of the Institut Pasteur in Tunis. The ministry will reveal …

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Can we diagnose renal oncocytoma and avoid active treatment?

(UroToday.com) At the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) annual virtual meeting, Dr. Brian Shuch examined strategies for identifying kidney masses as oncocytoma, a type of benign kidney mass. Although not as common as renal cell carcinoma (RCC), oncocytomas are not uncommon and account for 3-5% of kidney masses and approximately …

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a link between menopause and Covid-19?

A possible link between menopause and Covid-19? It’s possible: Researchers have shown that they could lower estrogen levels putting older women at greater risk of the disease. While men are at a higher risk of contracting severe Covid-19 and dying from the disease than women, recent research has suggested that …

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This type of fish has a deadly toxin

Many citizens resort to eating fish as an alternative to red meat and poultry, and are helped by the presence of many types of countless fish, all cooked in more ways than one. There is one type of fish that humans must avoid and completely abstain from, due to its …

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