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False-Positive In 1-3 Years Deters Women From Next Mammogram

2016 19 Apr

A false-positive screening for breast cancer may reduce the likelihood of a woman returning for her next planned mammogram if her prior test was within one and three years, a study at the University of North Carolina has found. Interestingly, however, the findings also suggest that a woman has a higher likelihood to return if her prior mammogram was... Read more

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Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

2015 12 Dec

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms and overall functional status after a serious medical procedure. The study is published online in the journal Quality of Life Research.Researchers used Fitbits to monitor the physical activity of 32 patients... Read more

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