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The new tumor-detecting bra was capable of identifying 92.1 percent of tumors correctly

Women could soon check for breast cancer 24 hours a day, right out in public -- and no, fellas, not via physical examination.

A new bra can detect cancerous tumors in the breast long before the traditional mammogram screening can. The bra is called the Breast Tissue Screening Bra and was developed by First Warning Systems.

Women can wear the bra just like a normal one they'd buy from the store. It fits comfortable under everyday clothing and looks like a normal bra, but it certainly doesn't act like a normal bra.

It checks for tumors in the breast by measuring small changes in skin temperature over time that can indicate a tumor. A sensor in the front of the bra collects this data and sends it to the Internet, where the user can view results daily.

According to tests, which included over three clinical trials, the new tumor-detecting bra was capable of identifying 92.1 percent of tumors correctly. A traditional mammogram only has an accuracy of about 70 percent. Furthermore, the new bra can detect a tumor as many as six years before a mammogram can.

First Warning Systems is looking to commercialize the bra in Europe in 2013 and hopefully in the U.S. in 2014, depending on Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. A bra like this could not only detect tumors early enough for treatment, but also reduce the number of false positives and avoid unnecessary treatment.

Check out a video of how the bra works here:

Source: Tech Crunch

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Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By MikadoWu on 10/12/2012 7:36:18 AM , Rating: 1
Okk First thing First..... Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.

Why do Western Doctors keep wanting us to spend money on things that we should be doing.. LIne up ladies, I will help you out.

On a another note, Many alternative Medicine people believe Cancer is a Symptom not the desiese. THe block out engergy in the body causes stagnation (cancer) of tissue. THis is the same thing that happens on river beds and ponds. Where the water does not flow, algee grows.

Lets stop putting bandaids on the problem and fix it instead.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By dark matter on 10/12/2012 8:17:16 AM , Rating: 2
Go check yourself then, you're a right tit.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By aliasfox on 10/12/2012 12:05:43 PM , Rating: 2
Right, and that's the same line of thinking that Steve Jobs used. Where's he now.

There's definitely something to be said for early detection and early action - not just cancer, but any ailment.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By Motoman on 10/12/2012 1:24:15 PM , Rating: 2
There is no "alternative" to medicine. Just like there's no "alternative" to science as a way of gaining knowledge.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By 0ldman on 10/13/2012 11:48:09 AM , Rating: 2
I suggest you do more reading.

There are many studies that are showing an acidic diet is far more harmful to the human body than an alkaline or even neutral diet, to the point of possibly even being the root cause of most osteoporosis and cancer.

There are many foods and supplements that do a better job than antibiotics. Of course, this is dependent on the illness. Just like not every antibiotic treats every illness, every supplement does not treat every illness. It is just another tool in your belt.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By Lord 666 on 10/13/2012 2:58:15 PM , Rating: 2
There is even more evidence linking viruses and consuming too many calories than pH.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By Motoman on 10/14/2012 10:40:54 AM , Rating: 2
Uh-huh. You want to try linking any such "studies" that were published in peer-reviewed journals?


Didn't think so.

RE: Checking BOOBS is MY JOB.
By lagomorpha on 10/13/2012 8:05:20 PM , Rating: 2
stagnation (cancer) of tissue

Cancer is the opposite of stagnation. Also your post was so horrible I think it gave me cancer.

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