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Dual-Drug Therapy May Boost Odds Against a Tough Breast Cancer

WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 — There’s good news for women battling a particularly difficult form of advanced breast cancer. In a new study of patients with so-called “hormone receptor-positive” breast cancer that’s spread beyond the breast, women who received a combo of two anti-estrogen drugs right away lived many months more than those who got… Read More »

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome

Milk from breast pumps seems to contain more harmful bacteriaMary Smith/Getty By New Scientist Staff and Press Association Using a breast pump may introduce babies to the “wrong” kind of bacteria, and perhaps increase their risk of childhood asthma. Shirin Moossavi at the University of Manitoba, Canada, and colleagues found milk from pumps contained higher levels… Read More »