Time to go nuts! Almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, linked to lower risk of colon cancer
Eating tree nuts, such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, may significantly reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence, a recent study showed. To carry out the...
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Researchers can attack cancer by working together, says UNC Charlotte professor
MUC1 is a protein present on the cells that line most organs. It lubricates and protects them. When cells become malignant, the MUC1 protein changes and signals tumor cells to...
13 hours ago - News Medical
Many patients with early-stage breast cancer receive costly, inappropriate testing
A study shows that asymptomatic women who have been treated for early-stage breast cancer often undergo advanced imaging and other tests that provide little if any medical...
21 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute appoints gastrointestinal cancer center director
Brian Wolpin , MD, MPH, has been appointed director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Wolpin is chair in pancreatic cancer at Dana-Farber...
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D.C. Week: CBO Still Sees Surge in Uninsured with AHCA
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Rise in lung adenocarcinoma linked to 'light' cigarette use
So-called 'light' cigarettes have no health benefits to smokers and have likely contributed to the rise of a certain form of lung cancer that occurs deep in the lungs, new...
22 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Strong evidence of the benefits of exercise therapy in chronic diseases
There is strong evidence of that aerobic exercise, strength training and condition-specific therapeutic exercise affect positively on the functional capacity of patients with...
22 hours ago - ScienceDaily
A Patient's Journey: Me and My 'Lame' Cancer
The USPSTF changed its position on PSA testing, so where does that leave active surveillance?
23 hours ago - MedPageToday
FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC
Novartis today announced the US Food and Drug Administration approved the expanded use of Zykadia to include the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Open-access BRCA testing for inherited breast cancer enables identification of missed carriers
Ashkenazi Jewish women are known to have a predisposition to the inherited breast cancers BRCA1 and BRCA2, but currently genetic testing in this group is limited to women...
1 day ago - News Medical
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New Drug Sofosbuvir can Reduce Transplant and Mortality Rates in Patients...
The new drug called sofosbuvir reduced the progression of advanced liver disease in hepatitis C patients. Patients with cirrhosis can benefit from sofosbuvir-based therapies.
International Day of Action For Women's Health 2017 - Women's Health Matters
International Day of Action For Women's Health, which falls on the 28th May annually, fights for sexual and reproductive rights of women globally.
Are you getting enough of these healthy foods?
Maintaining one's health doesn't have to involve complicated science. In fact, it can be as easy as eating - all the right food, that is. The list of things you can eat to...
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness
Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss , Immune System and Disorders
10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our...
Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn.
Research About Social Norms Could Help Us Better Understand Extremism
New research investigating how we adhere to certain unspoken codes of conduct and appearance may give us insight into extremist behavior. And with this weeks's deadly terrorist...
The Not So Sweet Connection Between Cancer and Sugar
A specific type of cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma is remarkably more dependent on sugar as their energy supply compared to other types.
Global Warming Is On Pace To Cause Many Sleepless Nights By 2099, Study Finds
Nick Obradovich couldn't sleep. It was October 2015, and a surprise heat wave sent thermometers across San Diego soaring 7 degrees Fahrenheit above average. The window...
The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This...
Welcome to my Weekly Roundup! In one convenient post, you're about to discover the most important things I've noticed this