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What is the first sign of multiple myeloma?

Multiple myeloma is when plasma cells become cancerous and produce bone tumors called plasmacytomas. This type of cancer is called multiple myeloma because a...

What does a positive or negative Hoffman sign mean?

Hoffman's sign or reflex is a test that doctors use to examine the reflexes of the upper extremities. This test is a quick, equipment-free...

What is the wet mount procedure?

A vaginal wet mount test, or vaginal smear, is a gynecological exam. The doctor takes a sample of discharge and sends it for testing....

Gene editing for cancer prevention may actually cause cancer

CRISPR-Cas9 is an exciting gene editing tool that scientists hope they will be able to use in preventing cancer. However, a new study warns...

Sam Horsfield enjoys Rory McIlroy pairing in BMW PGA Championship

Sam Horsfield said he felt totally at ease playing alongside Rory McIlroy in the third round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Some pundits...

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