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Scalp Cooling Cap Shows Success in Reducing Hair Loss Due to Chemotherapy

Scalp Cooling Cap Shows Success in Reducing Hair Loss Due to Chemotherapy

Using scalp cooling cap for chemotherapy patients during a clinical trial, researchers have reported success in reducing hair loss for cancer patients. Scalp cooling caps were approved by the U.S. FDA last year. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy face many side effects due to treatment and hair loss is a major blow to body image of cancer patients. The hair loss caused by chemotherapy has been termed as a major concern for female cancer patients.

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‘Super heroin’ becoming more dangerous and fatal

‘Super heroin’ becoming more dangerous and fatal

A strong version of a street drug, which is commonly known as “super heroin,” is becoming even more dangerous, the Cook County medical examiner’s office warned.

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Conjoined twins Erika and Eva successfully separated

Conjoined twins Erika and Eva successfully separated

Twins Eva and Erika Sandoval, who were born conjoined from the chest down, were successfully separated in an hours-long surgery at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford on Wednesday.

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Nut consumption reduces risks of cancer & stroke: researchers say

Nut consumption reduces risks of cancer & stroke: researchers say

Adding a handful of nuts to diet not only keeps heart healthy but also reduces risks of deadly diseases like cancer and stroke, a new study suggested.

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