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No Longer Silent: 7 Signs of Ovarian Cancer

No Longer Silent: 7 Signs of Ovarian Cancer

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With its recognizable symbol of the pink ribbon, we all know that October is breast cancer awareness month since this cancer has the distinction of being the most common cancer...
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School groundsman, 46, who won $289m after jury found weedkiller Roundup gave him cancer speaks out

School groundsman, 46, who won $289m after jury found weedkiller Roundup gave him cancer speaks out

57 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Dewayne Johnson, 46, who won $289million in a landmark trial against Monsanto saying its weedkiller Roundup gave him cancer says the large payment shows his trial was not in vain.
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Blood test detects 95% of cancers including hard-to-spot pancreatic forms of the disease

Blood test detects 95% of cancers including hard-to-spot pancreatic forms of the disease

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Researchers from the University of Copenhagen found that when 10 cancer cells were exposed to the protein produced by deadly malaria parasites, nine bound to it and could be...
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Gene therapy vectors carrying the telomerase gene do not increase the risk of cancer

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Researchers have shown in a new study that the gene therapy with telomerase that they have developed, and which has proven to be effective in mice against diseases caused by...
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E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota...
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E-cigarettes can damage DNA

2 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

The popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to grow worldwide, as many people view them as a safer alternative to smoking. But the long-term effects of e-cigarette usage...
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New drug could prevent debilitating side effect of cancer treatment

2 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

About 50,000 people in the US are diagnosed annually with head, neck, nasal and oral cancers. Most are treated with radiation, and of those, 70-80 percent develop a painful and...
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Cleveland Clinic, Parker Hannifin create catheter to treat brain tumors

Cleveland Clinic, Parker Hannifin create catheter to treat brain tumors

3 hours ago   |   Health and Fitness

The Cleveland Clinic and Parker Hannifin collaborated to create a medical device that gets cancer drugs past the blood-brain barrier.
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Socioeconomic status may explain racial, ethnic disparities in childhood cancers

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Socioeconomic status mediated racial and ethnic survival disparities for several childhood cancers, including acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia...
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Aravive Biologics gains Fast Track Designation for AVB-S6-500 from U.S. FDA

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

Aravive Biologics, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Fast Track Designation to AVB-S6-500 as a potential treatment for...
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better...

People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms... Read more ...

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota... Read more ...

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Common cancer treatment side effect known as oral mucositis can now be prevented by a newly developed drug, says study. Read more ...

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

Researchers from San Diego State University found just 16 percent of those aged between 17 and 18 read a book for pleasure every day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. Read more ...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used... Read more ...

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple lab score can diagnose heart attack symptoms much faster and safer than current methods. Read more ...

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management. The first of these studies, Increasing water intake... Read more ...

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes can damage genetic material or DNA in users which may raise cancer risk, finds a new study. Read more ...

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts claim eating whole strawberries could help calm inflammation in the colon among people with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more ...

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Consuming high-protein milk in the morning along with your breakfast cereal can slow digestion, lower blood sugar levels and improves satiety at lunchtime. This dietary... Read more ...