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Medical News Today: What is a Gleason score?

Most people who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer will want to know their outlook and treatment plan quickly. The Gleason score plays a major role in deciding both these things. When a doctor diagnoses prostate cancer, a biopsy of the cancer cells in the prostate will be done. Afterward, …

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Medical News Today: Diet tips for managing ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease and type of arthritis. It usually causes pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility in the spine but can affect other joints too. Although there is no cure for ankylosing spondylitis (AS), early diagnosis and treatment, including dietary changes, can help manage symptoms and reduce …

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Medical News Today: Yawning: An unsolved mystery

Despite the fact that virtually every human yawns on a daily basis, its function is still largely a mystery. In this Spotlight feature, we delve into the baffling world of yawn science, touching on topics as diverse as schizophrenia, empathy, chimpanzees, and sexual arousal. The yawn: a mystery in plain …

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Medical News Today: Suicide risk elevated among lung cancer patients

Of all cancers, people with lung cancer are at greatest risk of committing suicide, finds new research presented at the American Thoracic Society’s 2017 international conference. Compared with suicide rates in the three most common types of non-skin cancer, lung cancer-associated suicide rates are significantly higher. According to the American …

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