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Dual-chamber implanted defibrillators had more complications than single-chamber models
CHICAGO (AP) — One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring — removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "the results can be beautiful."
Facing a high risk of breast and ovarian cancer, the actress underwent a preventative double mastectomy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprising new report questions how sharply Americans should cut back on salt.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A hospital says a Turkish woman who was the first to get pregnant with a transplanted donor womb has had her pregnancy terminated.
Jaclyn Schultz is becoming the face of thousands of women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome.
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NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has announced the successful development of a low-cost vaccine proven effective in preventing the deadly diarrhea-causing rotavirus.
GENEVA (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has found that Swiss laws on so-called passive assisted suicide are unclear and need revising to clarify when people are entitled to a medical prescription for a lethal dose of drugs.