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Melanoma, Dangerous Skin Cancer Linked with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

A large group of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia were found to have a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.
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Biomarkers for Fatigue in Patients with Cancer and Patients with Parkinson's Linked in New Study

Biomarkers for Fatigue in Patients with Cancer and Patients with Parkinson's Linked in New Study

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in patients with Parkinson's disease, in a new research from Rice University.
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Hearing aids and cataract surgery may prevent dementia

Hearing aids and cataract surgery may prevent dementia

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Incredible transformation of 13-year-old alopecia patient

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Neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania found teenage who cut down on sleep were more likely to develop dangerous build-ups in their brain that paved the way to dementia. Read more ...

Higher Alzheimer's risk for sleepless teens

Higher Alzheimer's risk for sleepless teens

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Dear Mark: Omega-6 Deficiency and Saw Palmetto

Dear Mark: Omega-6 Deficiency and Saw Palmetto

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Saffron supplement with anti-Alzheimer's potential to hit stores in India...

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BONNIE ESTRIDGE on how Alzheimer's is portrayed in the media

BONNIE ESTRIDGE on how Alzheimer's is portrayed in the media

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