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Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment
For the first time,
researchers have shown that implanting electrodes in the brain's
"feeding center" can be safely done -- in a bid to develop a new
treatment option for severely obese people who fail to shed pounds
even after weight-loss surgery.
Fine-Tuning Breast Cancer Treatments: What Works Better?
Two common schedules used for
the chemotherapy paclitaxel (Taxol) are equally effective at
controlling breast cancer, but fewer side effects are found with
the weekly regimen rather than every two weeks, according to a new