University of Washington School of Public Health

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Name: University of Washington School of Public Health
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Wearable artificial kidney safety testing receives go-ahead

Dr. Victor Gura helps mock patient John Kundzins try on a demo version of the Wearable Artificial Kidney on Sept. 5, 2014.Medical researchers have received approval to begin safety and performance testing of the Wearable Artificial Kidney. The federal ... [Published Medical Xpress - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t burn your bras just yet

SUPPLIED The reasoning behind the cancer myth is that a bra, particularly one with underwire, somehow blocks the flow of lymph to an area beneath the armpit where bacteria and other waste products would normally be cleared from around the breast.Washington ... [Published South Africa Star - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Do bras really cause breast cancer?

DL WellbeingIt seems almost preposterous that a study like this one had to be conducted. But apparently the belief that wearing a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it turns out the issue hadn’t really been studied in scientific ... [Published Daily Life - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Could your bra cause breast cancer?

Concerns that breast cancer may be more common in developed countries, where more women wear bras, prompted researchers to look for a link.The link between wearing a bra and breast cancer"There have been some concerns that one of the reasons why breast ... [Published All4Women - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Breast cancer rick doesn’t increase by going braless

.. Wearing a bra does not result in bosom cancer. That is the thing that specialists figured out after a case-control study demonstrated that there wearing a bra doesn't expand the possibilities of postmenopausal ladies creating breast disease.Lu Chen ... [Published TopNews United States - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 3 reports

Wearing a Bra Does Not Cause Breast Cancer: Study

This might come as good news to many women. A new study focusing on bras and breast health, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, has found out that there is no link between wearing a bra and developing breast cancer amongst ... [Published NDTV - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Breast cancer myth busted: What do you avoid to stay healthy?

bra.JPGColorful bras were pinned to a line in front of a house on Edgewater Drive on Cleveland's west side in support of walkers participating in the "Susan G. Komen Cleveland 3-Day for the Cure" on Friday, July 30, 2010. (FILE PHOTO) (Lisa DeJong/The ... [Published Cleveland.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

No link between wearing bra and breast cancer: Study

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) There is no association between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among post-menopausal women, according to new research."There have been some concerns that one of ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Louisville Is No. 5 for US Cities That Are Getting Hotter

Louisville is hot and getting hotter.A report from a climate change nonprofit has ranked the city in the top 10 most intense "heat islands" and the most rapidly growing among U.S. cities, NPR's WFPL News reported.Like Us on Facebook"The materials that ... [Published Auto World News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Reducing the Likeliness of Back Surgery With Chiropractic Care

Information contained on this page is provided by NewsUSA, an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.( NewsUSA ) - Who wouldn't want to avoid back surgery if there ... [Published KWQC - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Should age be a barrier to mammography?

Should elderly women undergo mammograms?Like many of the issues involved in the mammography debate, this one has accounted for a wide variety of opinions. The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), for example, recommends against screening ... [Published FierceMedicalImaging - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Find a new leader like David Fleming for Public Health — Seattle & King County

DURING Dr. David Fleming’s seven-year tenure as the region’s public-health director, he showed an uncanny ability to communicate tedious data in ways people could understand.Under Fleming’s watch, Public Health - Seattle & King County exposed and addressed ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 11 2014]

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"Since being selected, the study team has worked closely with the FDA to bring the WAK to its present stage of development and to plan human testing" said Dr. Larry Kessler, professor of health services at the UW School of Public Health and former FDA official
"Our study found no evidence that wearing a bra increases a woman's risk for breast cancer. The risk was similar no matter how many hours per day women wore a bra, whether they wore a bra with an underwire, or at what age they first began wearing a bra" said said Lu Chen, MPH, a researcher in the PublicPublic Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a doctoral student in...
"The findings provide reassurance to women that wearing a bra does not appear to increase the risk for the most common histological types of postmenopausal breast cancer" researchers noted
"There is no clear evidence that the artificial sweeteners available commercially in the United States are associated with cancer risk in humans."

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Wearable artificial kidney safety testing recei... [Published Medical Xpress - 14 hours ago]
Bras do not cause breast cancer: study [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 11 2014]
Don’t burn your bras just yet [Published South Africa Star - Sep 11 2014]
Do bras really cause breast cancer? [Published Daily Life - Sep 10 2014]
Could your bra cause breast cancer? [Published All4Women - Sep 08 2014]
Breast cancer rick doesn’t increase by going br... [Published TopNews United States - Sep 07 2014]
Wearing a bra does not cause breast cancer: study [Published Business Standard India - Sep 07 2014]
No Link Found Between Wearing A Bra And Breast ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 06 2014]
Wearing a Bra Does Not Cause Breast Cancer: Study [Published NDTV - Sep 06 2014]
Wearing bras not linked with increased breast c... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 06 2014]
Breast cancer myth busted: What do you avoid to... [Published Cleveland.com - Sep 05 2014]
No link found between bras and cancer [Published Examiner.com - Sep 05 2014]
Do bras cause breast cancer? Researchers say, no [Published CTV News - Sep 05 2014]
Bras causing breast cancer? Study debunks belief [Published Cleveland.com - Sep 05 2014]
No link between wearing bra and breast cancer: ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 05 2014]
Wearing a bra 'does not cause cancer' [Published Medical News Today - Sep 05 2014]
Your Bra Won't Give You Breast Cancer, Plus 9 O... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 05 2014]
Research finds no association between wearing a... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 05 2014]
Louisville Is No. 5 for US Cities That Are Gett... [Published Auto World News - Aug 21 2014]
Reducing the Likeliness of Back Surgery With Ch... [Published KWQC - Aug 19 2014]
Mammography benefits women older than 75 years [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Aug 14 2014]
Should age be a barrier to mammography? [Published FierceMedicalImaging - Aug 11 2014]
Study: Mammo beneficial for women over 75 [Published FierceMedicalImaging - Aug 11 2014]
Editorial: Find a new leader like David Fleming... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 11 2014]
Building connections [Published UW Daily Online - Jul 30 2014]
UW Medicine initiates new Emergency Medical Ser... [Published UW Daily Online - Jul 09 2014]
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