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Poor semen quality in Switzerland

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

A marked decrease in sperm count has been observed. And in Switzerland? Researchers have undertaken the first nationwide assessment of the semen quality. The scientists...
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Deborah James: Five symptoms of bowel cancer

1 hour ago   |   BBC

The co-host of You, Me and the Big C podcast on her stage 4 bowel cancer.
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Incidence rates of aggressive subtypes of uterine cancer rising, study shows

3 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

New findings show that U.S. incidence rates for aggressive subtypes of uterine cancer rose rapidly among women ages 30 to 79 from 2000 to 2015.
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New role in spatial chromosome organization identified for often mutated cancer protein

3 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research sheds light on the function of the ARID1A protein, encoded by a gene that is among the most frequently mutated across human cancers.
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Black men less likely to adopt active surveillance, watchful waiting for low-risk prostate cancer

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Black men appeared less likely to adopt conservative management of low-risk prostate cancer with watchful waiting or active surveillance than nonblack men despite an overall...
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Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds

3 hours ago   |   Web MD

The study found that people who have more airway closures during sleep and whose blood oxygen saturation levels fall below 90% are diagnosed with cancer more often than people...
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Scientists discover novel genes responsible for regulating muscle cells

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have uncovered a unique set of genes that play a role in muscle cellular gene expression and differentiation which could lead to new therapeutic targets to prevent...
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Pain management protocol sends 92 percent of cancer surgery patients home without opioids

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A specialized pain management program for patients who underwent robotic surgery for urologic cancers resulted in just eight percent going home with narcotics after discharge...
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These Are the Most Googled Diseases in Every State

5 hours ago   |   Health

It's no surprise that Google is everyone's first stop when it comes to health. When an unusual symptom strikes or you have a burning health question, it's just way easier to...
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New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the US

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A new study has estimated the association between suboptimal consumption of seven types of foods and specific cancers. They found that poor diet is on par with alcohol...
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How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

The findings suggest that ordinary variations in room temperature can affect brain performance significantly and differently for men and women, the study authors said. Read more ...

Opioid Users' Kids May Be At Higher Suicide Risk

Opioid Users' Kids May Be At Higher Suicide Risk

The findings suggest that opioid use by a parent or parents doubles the risk for suicidal behavior by their children, study co-author Dr. David Brent says. Read more ...

Turn off the AC! Women's cognitive performance better at HIGHER room...

Turn off the AC! Women's cognitive performance better at HIGHER room temperature - but men's isn't 

A study, led by the USC Marshall School of Business, found women performed better on math and verbal tests when room temperature was warmer, but men did better with cooler... Read more ...

Bipolar people are seven times more likely to develop Parkinson's later in life

Bipolar people are seven times more likely to develop Parkinson's later in life

Researchers in Taipei found that about 0.7 percent of people with bipolar disorder develop Parkinson's - compared to just 0.1 percent of people without the mood disorder... Read more ...

Benralizumab Found Ineffective in Reducing Attacks in Moderate to Severe COPD

Benralizumab Found Ineffective in Reducing Attacks in Moderate to Severe COPD

Temple University hospital played critical role in two international phase III clinical studies that found benralizumab not effective in reducing exacerbations for patients... Read more ...

Brain Network Activity Helps Epileptic Patients

Brain Network Activity Helps Epileptic Patients

In epilepsy patients, brain network activity can improve after surgery, said researchers. Brain networks involved in the study are important for keeping the brain awake and alert. Read more ...

Poor diet accounts for over 80,000 cancer cases a year, study suggests

Poor diet accounts for over 80,000 cancer cases a year, study suggests

The processed foods of the Western diet can cause weight gain and new Tufts University research breaks down what foods are linked to which cancers, finding the low grain intake... Read more ...

Study Leads to Improved Vaccinations Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Study Leads to Improved Vaccinations Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases

New study findings were found to lead to improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections. Read more ...

Millions of Europeans at Risk of Chronic Digestive Diseases

Millions of Europeans at Risk of Chronic Digestive Diseases

Poor nutritional choices, including a high intake of ultra-processed foods and trans-fats, are putting millions of Europeans at an increased risk of a range of chronic... Read more ...

Mung beans enrich soil organic carbon in cereal-cereal cropping systems

Mung beans enrich soil organic carbon in cereal-cereal cropping systems

A study funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research revealed that mung beans could be used to boost soil organic carbon levels in cereal-cereal cropping systems... Read more ...