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10 Amazing Candid Wedding Moments You Won't Believe Were Captured On Camera

The winners of the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers' humor photography contest are pure gold.

Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

What is genetic testing?<p>Genetic testing looks for specific inherited changes (mutations) in a person’s chromosomes, genes, or proteins. Genetic …

Genetics

Genetic Changes and Cancer<p>Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, cancer is caused by certain changes to genes that control the way our cells function, …

Is Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Right for You?

<i>Susan K. Boolbol, MD Chief, Division of Breast Surgery Mount Sinai Beth Israel</i><p>For most women, the average risk of developing breast cancer is about 12 percent. However, if you have a mutation on either of the two most common genes associated with breast cancer -- BRCA1 and BRCA2 -- that risk can …

Study finds risk of breast, ovarian cancer dependent on type of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation

In a study of more than 31,000 women who have inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, researchers determined that the level of risk for breast and ovarian cancer is dependent on the type of mutation, a finding they believe may lead to better prevention strategies. According to the National …

Many women diagnosed with breast cancer concerned about genetic risk of developing other cancers

Detecting breast cancer: Sonograms, 3-D mammography get closer look

New research suggests that for women with dense breasts, conventional mammography supplemented by an ultrasound scan is a costly addition unlikely to improve detection or reduce breast-cancer deaths significantly. But compared with conventional mammography alone, 3-D mammography -- also called …

Vaccine slows breast cancer in small clinical trial

A new vaccine appears to slow the spread of breast cancer with limited side effects.<p>Of the 14 patients who received the vaccine in the clinical …

Blood pressure drug sends B.C. woman's cancer to remission in 5 weeks

VANCOUVER -- Trish Keating's cancer was a particularly vicious breed of monster.<p>Her colorectal cancer diagnosis in 2010 was followed by a repeating …

Amazon's Discounts on Cameras, Lenses, Bags and More

In this edition of Cheap Photo, lots of the previous discounts are still available; so you’d better act on them while you can. But Amazon seems to be …

Genetic Management of Dog Breed Populations

<i>By Ed. J. Gubbels</i><i><br>Population Geneticist<br>Genetic Counselling Services<br>The Netherlands</i><i><br>http://www.gencouns.nl/</i><i><br>(Download pdf)</i><p><i>Translations available:</i><p><b>1.</b></b> …

Special report: How the rise of a mega solar panel farm shows us the future of energy

After about an hour of weaving up and down the winding, mountainous, two-lane highway that is route 58, eastbound from San Luis Obispo, I honestly …

2014: The Year in Magazines

We’ve already covered the year in news, but what about the year in street style, meditation, Super Bowl commercials or a certain viral podcast? Look …

Breast Cancer Patients May Get Longer Radiation Than Needed

Most women with early stage breast cancer are receiving long courses of radiation after a lumpectomy, even though shorter courses using high dose radiation are just as safe and effective and easier for patients to handle, a new study finds.<p>“It should be a win-win-win and yet we’re not using it,” …

The Siren Song of Singapore

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan</i><p>Even in the most sweltering months of my Singaporean girlhood, the outdoors called to me. I’d clamber onto a bus, flash my school bus card, hope for a window seat and perhaps a whiff of a breeze, and settle in for the stuffy ride east.<p>Densely packed …

Jodi Arias Could Still Face Death Penalty, Judge Decides

A judge denied a motion from Jodi Arias‘s defense team this week to have the death penalty removed as a sentencing option for the woman whose murder …

Bulletproof coffee: is adding butter to your brew a step too far?

I tend to ignore health fads, but “bulletproof” (or paleo) coffee, with its intriguing mix of coffee, butter and oil, recently caught my attention. I’m not the only one – it has been sweeping the food world with a mass of chat claiming that it gives you a prolonged energy hit, sharpens your focus …

Anjelica Huston: ‘I wanted a perfect romance and a lovely husband’

Anjelica Huston arrives at the Carlyle hotel in Manhattan after lunching with Sofia Coppola. It’s the first time she has seen her old friend in over 15 years, and the reunion has put her in a nostalgic mood. Huston and Coppola have a lot in common, not all of it good. “In both cases our fathers …

India Mass Sterilisation Scandal: Authorities Say Drugs Contaminated with Rat Poison

Rat poison found in medicine linked to deaths of 15 women<p>Medications linked to the deaths of 15 women in a scandal in India involving botched …

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