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Anaesthesia professionals not sufficiently aware of risks of postoperative cognitive side effects
A survey of Swedish anaesthesia personnel published in Annals of Medicine and Surgery reveals the need to improve knowledge of postsurgical cognitive side effects of anaesthesia, particularly in elderly and fragile patients.
   
Oncology - Cancer leaves a common fingerprint on DNA
Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a tell-tale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team of researchers.
   
Ultrasound - Targeted MRI/ultrasound beats standard biopsy to detect high-risk prostate cancer
Targeted biopsy using new fusion technology that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with ultrasound is more effective than standard biopsy in detecting high-risk prostate cancer.
   

 Date of upload: 20th March 2015
                                  
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