Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds.
Andrew McCarthy didn’t know how to sew five weeks ago. But that didn’t stop the University of Michigan graduate student in architecture from stitching up his own tent for a thesis project. Now, McCarthy is planning to put the tent to the ultimate test. He’s going to sleep in it as he climbs Aconcagua — the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.
New research shows that more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth. […]