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Men with BRCA2 fault are at DOUBLE the risk of developing disease, study suggests 

Men with BRCA2 fault are at DOUBLE the risk of developing disease, study suggests 

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Men with a genetic fault called BRCA2 have double the risk of developing prostate cancer, a study found. A third of men who have the mutation will be diagnosed with this cancer...
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Faulty BRCA genes linked to prostate and pancreatic cancers

9 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Faulty versions of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are well known to increase the risk of breast cancer in men and women, and in ovarian cancer. Now BRCA1 and BRCA2 have been linked...
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Stem cell discoveries hold potential to improve cancer treatment

9 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Recent discoveries by stem cell scientists may help make cancer treatment more efficient and shorten the time it takes for people to recover from radiation and chemotherapy.
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After a Mastectomy, Moving Between Gratitude and Grief

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

Getting diagnosed with a breast cancer gene mutation at 32 was a gift, but left room for disappointment too.
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Is It Better to Drink a Little Alcohol Than None at All?

13 hours ago   |   Nutrition Facts   |   2 articles

Even if alcohol causes cancer and there is no “French paradox,” what about the famous J-shaped curve, where excessive drinking is bad, but light drinkers appear to actually...
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Most 'pathogenic' genetic variants have a low risk of causing disease

14 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers discovered that the chance a pathogenic genetic variant may actually cause a disease is relatively low - about 7 percent. They also found that some variants, such...
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Expert Disagree on Adding Chemo to Targeted Drugs in EGFR+ NSCLC

15 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Two expert analyses arrive at opposite conclusions about adding chemotherapy to targeted drugs in patients with EGFR+ metastatic non-small cell lung cancer . Medscape Medical News
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Abraxane Still in Short Supply for Cancer Patients

16 hours ago   |   Medscape

Abraxane, an albumin-bound form of paclitaxel used in the treatment of several cancers, is in short supply because of manufacturing delays. Medscape Medical News
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Woman, 25, whose symptoms were dismissed by doctors discovers that she has stage-four cancer

Woman, 25, whose symptoms were dismissed by doctors discovers that she has stage-four cancer

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Kasey Altman, 25, from San Diego, California, was diagnosed with a rare soft tissue cancer in October 2020 after she claims that multiple doctors advised there was nothing...
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BBC podcaster Deborah James, who has incurable cancer, returns home after treatment

BBC podcaster Deborah James, who has incurable cancer, returns home after treatment

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Deborah James, 40, from London, revealed on Instagram she has now been discharged as an in-patient, and said the past few weeks had been 'the scariest period' her life.
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Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of...

Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of coronavirus

The January 24 episode of Free4eva Media discusses how citizens are pushing back against vaccine mandates as data does not add up: The Wuhan coronavirus is still spreading, and... Read more ...

WHO: Omicron variant could spell end of pandemic in Europe

WHO: Omicron variant could spell end of pandemic in Europe

The World Health Organization said the B11529 omicron variant could spell the end of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic in Europe. However, it warned against complacency as other... Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Dr Gregory Poland, of the Mayo Clinic, warned Tuesday that Covid could be around for so long that generations down the line, people will still need to receive regular vaccines... Read more ...

‘Reassuring': Researchers find no link between COVID-19 vaccination and IVF...

‘Reassuring': Researchers find no link between COVID-19 vaccination and IVF outcomes

Researchers found no associations between the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines and adverse effects on stimulation or early pregnancy outcomes with IVF, according to a... Read more ...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says Tory MP

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As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

It may seem obvious, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened mental health issues that have affected kids socially and developmentally. Read more ...

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

It's worth watching BA.2, the World Health Organization says. The subvariant has been identified across at least 40 countries, including three cases reported in Houston and... Read more ...

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron has taxed the country's health care system, causing more COVID-19 cases, ED visits and hospitalizations than any other variant during the pandemic, according to newly... Read more ...

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

University of Pittsburgh researchers studied 14 patients with chronic plantar fasciitis - which can feel 'like a nail going right through their heel' - finding belly fat could... Read more ...

Covid deaths are lower during the Omicron wave than the Delta wave despite a...

Covid deaths are lower during the Omicron wave than the Delta wave despite a 400% increase in cases

The CDC revealed data Tuesday showing that the Omicron variant caused less deaths at its peak than the Delta and last Winter's waves did despite significantly higher case totals. Read more ...