Health Alert: Blood test may predict breast cancer

(CBS)-London researchers are developing a simple blood test that could help predict the likelihood of a woman getting breast cancer.  Scientists say the way genes are arranged in cells may be an indicator of cancer.  Using blood samples, researchers were able to predict breast cancer risk several years before diagnosis

(CBS)-  Some people show risk factors for chronic kidney disease long before being diagnosed with the problem. Massachusetts researchers found many patients suffered from hypertension, obesity and high cholesterol up to 30 years before developing kidney disease.  Doctors hope this finding will lead to early intervention.

(CBS)-  When it comes to childhood food allergies, more parents stress about milk and eggs than nuts.  Illinois researchers talked to over 300 caregivers of children with allergies to milk, eggs and nuts.  Many said milk and eggs were more worrisome because those ingredients are used to prepare so many dishes.


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