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  1. With the help of nanotechnology, scientists can now find the one cancerous cell in a blood sample. A new device, called the circulating tumor cell chip, or CTC, was developed at Massachusetts General...
  2. At the Judgment of Paris in 1976, a bottle of Chardonnay from the Napa Valley’s Chateau Montelena Winery famously defeated its French competition, opening the world’s eyes (and palates) to California...
  3. For Wendy Schmidt, maintaining personal equilibrium also means paying attention to the balance of life systems around us. “Our personal health is linked to environmental health,” she says. “To be...
  4. Venture capitalist Stewart Kohl funds the VeloSano, a brand-new race to help fight cancer.
  5. “If we can eventually use ultrasound to predict whether certain treatments will work long term, we can improve treatment decision making and provide relief to patients much more quickly.”
  6. Ultrasound, an imaging technology long used to examine fetuses in the womb and peer into patients’ organs, is gaining wider acceptance for imaging joints, muscles, nerves, tendons and ligaments...
  7. Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition caused by the failure of weakened muscles and connective tissue in a woman’s pelvis. As the muscles and tissues in the pelvic floor stretch or tear, pelvic organs...
  8. UCLA provides a full range of treatment options for stress incontinence, from individualized regimens in a physical therapy program that focuses exclusively on pelvic floor issues to the most...
  9. A team of UCLA expertshas introduced refinements to targeted biopsy of prostate cancer, greatly improving the ability to distinguish men who should have treatment from those who could defer. The new...
  10. About half of the men diagnosed with prostate cancerhave low-risk tumors that make them good candidates for active surveillance: regular monitoring of prostate-specific antigen (PSA); annual biopsies...

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