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Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

Oct 13, – Injecting a local anesthetic into an area of the neck that communicates with the brain’s temperature regulation zone was associated with a 50 percent reduction in hot flashes among women with moderate to severe symptoms, the researchers reported. A shot in the neck may curb extreme hot flashes associated with menopause, a […]

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Study finds: Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer’s Return

Study finds: Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer’s Return

June 2, AP – Women combating estrogen-sensitive breast tumors fared better when treated with 10 years of tamoxifen compared to those given the current standard of five years, researchers found. When it comes to using the drug tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer’s return, longer may be better for some patients, a new study finds. However, […]

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