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Medical News Today: What is the outlook for chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Although doctors can very rarely cure CLL, survival rates for this cancer are typically good. A person’s life expectancy for CLL depends on how far the cancer has progressed and when they receive treatment. Learn more here.
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Medical News Today: What is labial hypertrophy and is it normal?

Each person's vagina and vulva are unique, and there is wide variation between people. Labial hypertrophy is when one or both vaginal lips, or labia, are larger than usual. This is normal and not a cause for concern. Some people choose to have surgery for cosmetic reasons. Learn more about vaginal hypertrophy here.
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Medical News Today: Is it safe to skip your period using birth control?

Skipping one or more periods using the birth control pill is usually safe and poses few risks. A person may want to skip a period to avoid discomfort, for convenience, or for other reasons. Learn how to skip a period using birth control here. We also look at types of birth control that reduce the frequency of periods.
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State HPV vaccine laws do not appear to influence teen sex

(Reuters Health) - State laws designed to increase teen vaccination against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) don't appear to influence adolescents' choices about whether to become sexually active or use condoms, a U.S. study suggests.
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Medical News Today: Experimental drug may treat ‘undruggable’ cancers

Researchers have found a way to block a cell signaling pathway that is common to many hard-to-treat cancers and has so far defied attempts to target it.
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Medical News Today: Eight exercises for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. A person can usually treat it at home with rest and over-the-counter medication. Exercises that strengthen forearm muscles can also help ease the pain and prevent tennis elbow from reoccurring. Here, we describe eight exercises for tennis elbow rehabilitation.
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Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids

(Reuters Health) - When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change, especially through managing screen time, according to a new American Heart Association Science Advisory.
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Medical News Today: Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression

New research finds the herpesvirus HHV-6 in the brain cells of people who lived with severe depression, bipolar disorder, or both.

Struck-off Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba wins appeal to work again

Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba was convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a young boy.
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Medical News Today: Leukemia: Do genes influence how people respond to therapy?

Some people with acute myeloid leukemia are more responsive to chemotherapy than others. Why is this, and how can this knowledge lead to better treatments?