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Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Study finds ‘likely biological and genetic overlap’ between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

News — November 29, 2022 – Patients who undergo surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome and other upper extremity nerve compression syndromes are more likely to be diagnosed with migraines, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal …

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Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

More than 1.4 million men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020 worldwide, but the molecular characteristics of the disease remain unexplored for the majority of patients worldwide. In the final days of the Movember campaign, which each November aims to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s …

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New research helps better understand risks associated with prenatal Zika virus infections

New research helps better understand risks associated with prenatal Zika virus infections

About one-third of children born to mothers infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy have at least one abnormality consistent with congenital Zika syndrome in the first few years of life, new research shows. The findings – based on the pooled analysis of 13 studies looking at pediatric outcomes among more than 1,500 Zika virus-affected …

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