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Several scientific studies have shown that coffee has a protective effect against breast cancer and other cancers. A new Swedish research study now sheds light on why coffee can, at least when it...
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2015/04/17 18:30
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April 17, 2015, 1:09pm 22 views | Post a commentJacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2015  Baptist Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a partnership agreement designed...
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Obesity may be partly responsible for higher rates of prostate cancer observed among African American men, suggests a new U.S. study. The links between obesity and prostate cancer among different...
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Researchers at the University of Miami have found that an over-the-counter supplement is effective in both preventing and treating prostate cancer. The supplement, 4-methylumbelliferone (4-MU), is a...
2015/04/17 13:21
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Can't kick the habit? Smokers with a specific gene keep lighting up FOUR years longer - and they're more likely to get lung cancer because they inhale more deeply Specific gene variation causes a...
2015/04/17 05:21
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The use of electronic cigarettes by high school and middle school students tripled last year, in an extraordinary gain that outstripped teen use of every other tobacco product for the first time in...
2015/04/17 02:15
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DALLAS — Kim Harris approached the communion rail at Zion Lutheran Church with a vial of pills in his hand. The thin, dying man and the Rev. Robert Preece were alone in the sanctuary. They had met...
2015/04/16 23:49
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PUTRAJAYA: Doctors treating people suffering from Influenza A (H1N1) are told to also look out for other medical problems in patients. The Health Ministry said this following the death of 10-year-old...
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Lehigh Valley Health Network has announced four new holders of endowed chairs supporting education and research in specific fields of medicine. One of the chairs — the Auxiliary of Lehigh Valley...
2015/04/16 13:30
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The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and the American National Institutes of Health (NIH) are awarding 31 grants to American and South African scientists to support research targeting...
2015/04/16 06:08
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The radiation oncology team at UH Seidman Cancer Center at UH Geauga Medical Center performed the first-ever prostate cancer treatment on April 3 using a newly approved device. The device, called...
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Anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers (orange) vastly outnumber the state's dwindling number of abortion care clinics (green). Some 200 CPCs, including 25 state-funded (red), seek to dissuade women...
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Created: 04/15/2015 8:53 PM KSTP.com More cancer patients are getting the genes in their tumors mapped to help guide their treatment. New research suggests that isn't always accurate enough, and a...
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... Equity" -- defined by the US Department of Health and Human Services as the highest level of health for all people -- has not yet been achieved in America. For example, in 2010 the total...
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Oral, head and neck cancer is not as common place as other forms of cancer, but that doesn't lessen its severity. "It affects every major function, speaking, swallowing, facial disfigurement," says...
2015/04/15 23:02
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DENVER — The National Cancer Institute estimates that more than 40 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with some type of cancer in their lifetime. In Colorado, one young man is tackling the fight...
2015/04/15 11:08
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Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) will be the concentrated focus when 100 global experts in the field meet for a workshop hosted by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) on...
2015/04/15 10:55
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Immunotherapy - the enlisting of the immune system to fight cancer - is an exciting new field that has already led to early trials of new treatments. However, these often fail because promising...
2015/04/14 22:13
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Northwestern University will hold a memorial service Friday for Dr. Andrew Parsa, the neurological surgery chairman at the Feinberg School of Medicine who died suddenly Monday, a university...
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Support for family farming in coast zone I wanted to respond to Peter Martinelli’s April 9 Marin Voice column because he mischaracterizes the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin’s...
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