Breast density, microcalcifications, and masses may be heritable traits

Bottom Line: An analysis of a large Swedish cohort revealed that breast density, microcalcifications, and masses are heritable features, and that breast density and microcalcifications were positively associated with a genetic predisposition to breast cancer. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research Author: Natalie…

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Traders Seek China’s Masks to Help U.S. Hospitals Battle the Coronavirus

SHANGHAI — Million-dollar wire transfers to strangers. Rumors of hidden supplies in forgotten warehouses. Wheeler-dealers trying to talk regulators and customs officials into letting that one precious shipment through. Global desperation to protect front-line medical workers battling the coronavirus epidemic has spurred a mad international scramble for masks and other protective gear. Governments, hospital chains,…

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Obamacare Markets Will Not Reopen, Trump Decides

ImagePresident Trump late last week on his way to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia.Credit…Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The Trump administration has decided against reopening the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov marketplaces to new customers, despite broad layoffs and growing fears that people will be uninsured during the coronavirus outbreak. The option to reopen markets, in what is…

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