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Study shows that 4 in 10 cancers in the US are due to lifestyle choices

Added: 21.11.2017 19:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 22, 2017 8:41 AM
MIAMI (AFP) - About four in 10 cancers in the US are due to lifestyle choices - such as smoking and eating poorly - and other risks that might be avoidable, researchers said on Tuesday.

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VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam May Be Killing Veterans

Added: 21.11.2017 18:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet. Test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia, The Associated Press reports. The Department of Veterans Affairs this spring commissioned a small pilot study to look into the link between liver flukes ingested through raw or undercooked fish and a rare bile duct cancer. It can take decades for symptoms to appear. By then, patients are often in tremendous pain, with just a few months to live. Of the 50 blood samples submitted, more than 20 percent came back positive or bordering...

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Factbox: Where Charles Manson's cult followers are now

Added: 21.11.2017 17:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Charles Manson, the convicted mass murderer and cult leader who died on Sunday at the age of 83, orchestrated the gruesome murders of seven people in August 1969 in California by his followers, a group of runaways and outcasts known as the "Manson Family." Here is what has become of several of the members of Manson's cult: * Charles "Tex" Watson, 71, described himself as Manson's "right hand man." On Aug. 9, 1969, he and three female accomplices murdered actress Sharon Tate and four visitors at her Beverly Hills home. The following night, they killed a couple, Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, at their Los Angeles home. * Susan Atkins, who took part in several of the slayings including those at the Tate residence and who wrote "Pig" in blood on a house wall, died of brain cancer in a California prison in 2009 at age 61.


How oil from hemp is used to treat cancer but also cost a man his job

Added: 21.11.2017 17:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

John Dress hopes hemp oil could slow the progression of his ocular melanoma.

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New study points the way to therapy for rare cancer that targets the young

Added: 21.11.2017 16:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scientists have engineered a mouse model to study a rare and often-fatal form of liver cancer. They've used it to clarify what drives these tumors at the molecular level, and discover new drug concepts.


Haitians Have 18 Months Before Protected Status Is Canceled

Added: 21.11.2017 16:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

More than 50,000 Haitians who have lived in the U.S. since a devastating 2010 earthquake will have their protected status canceled. The Trump administration says the status will be terminated in 18 months.


Nearly half of U.S. cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

Added: 21.11.2017 14:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors.
That's less than commonly-cited estimates from more than 35 years ago, a result of new research methods and changes in American society. Smoking rates have plummeted,...

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Specific tumor environment found that triggers cells to metastasize

Added: 21.11.2017 14:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

The environment surrounding a tumor can trigger metastatic behavior in cancer cells, a team of bioengineers and bioinformaticians has discovered. Specifically, when tumor cells are confined in a dense environment, the researchers found that they turn on a specific set of genes and begin to form structures that resemble blood vessels.

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76ers Markelle Fultz Gives Mad Props to Sharpshooting Fan Who Beat Cancer

Added: 21.11.2017 13:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

 NBA #1 overall pick Markelle Fultz has a new BFF -- 17-year-old cancer survivor Mike Shelley, who's insane half-court shot at Saturday's 76ers game led to a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience. Here's the deal ... Mike...


Lawsuit: 3M contamination led to more cancer, infertility

Added: 21.11.2017 13:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Minnesota's attorney general alleges that chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro led to an increase in cancer, infertility and babies with low birth weights.


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