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Elderly men undergoing unnecessary PSA tests

A study on the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based prostate cancer screening in the United States found that many…

Cervical cancer vaccination confusion

The campaign to promote the Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine failed to educate adolescent girls about the causes of the cancer…
Hand held radiation monitors don’t detect inhaled plutonium particles which can lodge in the lung and cause long term damage. AAP

Just in case you missed it, here’s why radiation is a health hazard

The March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan and complicating nuclear crisis throw into sharp focus concerns about exposure to ionising radiation. What is it, how is it harmful, how much is too much? Inside…

Immune response discovery

Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have isolated a sub-set of the regulatory T-cells that actually determine…

Fertility hope for male cancer survivors

An intricate procedure that finds and carefully removes individual sperm from testicular tissue has made fathers of men who…

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