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November 2013 Media News

Early Warning: Detecting Alzheimerís in the Blood and Brain Before Memory Loss. Alzheimerís doesnít happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble. Times Healthland, 10/16/2013.

Food Allergics Beware: Herbal Products May Contain Surprise Ingredients. New research for the University of Guelph shows that the majority of herbal products on the market contain ingredients that are not listed on their labels. Times Healthland, 10/12/2013. (Also see Supplements and Scleroderma)

Study: Vitamin D Supplements Donít Protect Against Fractures. Keeping bones strong may take more than popping a few pills, according to the latest research. Times Healtland, 10/10/2013. (Also see Vitamin D and Scleroderma)

Flu shot may reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes and even death. Get a flu shot to ward off a case of influenza, and as an added bonus youíll reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke or other type of unpleasant "cardiovascular event," a new study finds. Los Angeles Times October 22, 2013. (Also see Vaccinations and Scleroderma)

New Diagnostic Tool Ready for Prime Time in Thyroid Cancer. Next-generation gene sequencing (NGS) can help endocrinologists better classify thyroid nodules that aren't an obvious "malignant" or "benign" on cytology. Med Page Today, 10/22/2013.

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