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NSCLC: Women live Longer than Men, study shows

Women diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) live longer than their male counterparts, according to results of a SWOG study presented by Kathy Albain, MD, the Huizenga Family Endowed Chair in Oncology Research at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC's) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Drug Overdose Epidemic: Exponential Growth in Last Decades

Death rates from drug overdoses in the U.S. have been on an exponential growth curve that began at least 15 years before the mid-1990s surge in opioid prescribing, suggesting that overdose death rates may continue along this same historical growth trajectory for years to come, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis published today in Science.

Experts Say, Top Athletes Should Sleep Better

Top athletes are generally good sleepers. However, there is certainly still something to be gained in the field of so-called 'sleep hygiene,' and light therapy is a promising strategy for optimal sleep, concludes sleep expert Melanie Knufinke. She researched the sleep (habits) of top athletes in the Netherlands and is to be awarded her Ph.D. by Radboud University. 

Cervical cancer: Bangladesh Gears up Strategy for Its Prevention

Approximately 12,000 new cases are detected every year, and over 6,000 die due to the severity of the disease, according to the UN population agency, UNFPA. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, UNFPA, and WHO organized a dissemination workshop for the newly endorsed National Strategy for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in Bangladesh.