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Medical cannabis significantly safer for elderly with chronic pain than Opioids

Added: 23.02.2018 23:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study found cannabis therapy is safe and efficacious for elderly patients who are seeking to address cancer symptoms, Parkinson's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, and other medical issues. After six months, more than 18 percent of patients surveyed had stopped using opioid analgesics or had reduced their dosage.

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From: www.sciencedaily.com

Why do some breast cancers become treatment-resistant?

Added: 23.02.2018 23:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

A significant number of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers are resistant to regular therapies. Why is that, and how can this obstacle be addressed?

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Exercise may increase lifespan after breast cancer treatment

Added: 23.02.2018 23:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Aerobic and strength training may help to prolong breast cancer survivors' lifespans by tackling treatment side effects, such as obesity or heart disease.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Evolutionary transition to destructive cancer

Added: 23.02.2018 23:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a new study, researchers explore how evolutionary processes guide the pathways of cells. Their results point to influences leading some cells to remain stable over time while driving others to become cancerous and expand without limit.

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From: www.sciencedaily.com

Younger age at diabetes diagnosis is linked to higher risk of death from heart disease and stroke, yet lower risk of cancer death

Added: 23.02.2018 23:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

New research shows that the earlier a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the higher their risk of death from heart disease and stroke, but, unusually, the lower their risk of death from cancer.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Cancer: Firefighters face job danger even deadlier than fire

Added: 23.02.2018 23:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cancer is now the leading cause of death among firefighters, according to the Firefighter Cancer Support Network and the International Association of Firefighters.

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From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

Florida teen battling cancer dies weeks after fulfilling wish to wed his high school sweetheart

Added: 23.02.2018 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Doctors said last month that Dustin Snyder had only weeks to live. Wasting no time, he proposed to Sierra Siverio several days before the ceremony.

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

Younger age at diabetes diagnosis is linked to higher risk of death from heart disease and stroke, yet lower risk of cancer death

Added: 23.02.2018 21:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

New research shows that the earlier a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the higher their risk of death from heart disease and stroke, but, unusually, the lower their risk of death from cancer.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Molecular Trojan horse delivers chemotherapeutic drug to cancer cells

Added: 23.02.2018 18:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metastases. Until now, paclitaxel has only been used to target rapidly dividing cancer cells. The team was successful in getting the drug to piggyback on 123B9, an agent they devised to target an oncogene called EphA2.

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From: www.sciencedaily.com

Scientists isolate cancer stem cells using novel method

Added: 23.02.2018 18:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have devised a new technique to isolate aggressive cells thought to form the root of many hard-to-treat metastasized cancers -- a significant step toward developing new drugs that might target these cells.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

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