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Prostate Cancer

Drugs 'promising' for treating drug-resistant prostate cancer
In a study on mice done by researchers at the London-based Institute of Cancer Research, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of defences against hormone treatments, which makes the drugs particularly promising for treating drug-resistant ... [...]
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New drugs for aggressive prostate cancer 'promising'
A new type of drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer that is no longer responding to treatment, researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research have said. In a study on mice, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of ... [...]
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New cancer drugs could treat lethal resistant prostate cancers
The findings provide vital information about the role of Hsp90 in drug-resistant prostate cancers, and open up potential new routes to cancer treatment based on blocking this or related proteins. A team at The Institute of Cancer Research, London ... [...]
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News Feed: Fish and Brains, Sugar in Fruit, Pomegranate Healthfulness
Some trials have linked compounds found in pomegranates to a reduced risk for chronic diseases, such as cancers of the prostate, breast, colon and lung, and heart disease (aiding blood pressure, “good” HDL cholesterol levels and vascular health), but ... [...]
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Alzheimer's cure could be closer – and much tastier – than you think
It goes rather well on top of pancakes, but apparently maple syrup has hidden health benefits as well. Researchers have found that the sweet, sticky stuff can protect against brain cell damage caused by Alzheimer's disease . Apparently the food product ... [...]
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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Research Center Makes Good
Jarred Younger was lured away from Stanford by a University that wanted to get a lead in an emerging field. By definition, emerging fields are not quite there yet…they're emerging. Picking a winner in the medical field sweepstakes may be a bit like ... [...]
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CDC Grand Rounds: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Advancing Research and Clinical …
On February 16, 2016, the CDC hosted a one-hour session on ME/CFS. Featured speakers included Dr. Charles Lapp, Dr. Beth Unger, Dr. Anthony Komaroff, and Dr. Avi Nath. The session was introduced by Dr. Harold Jaffe, CDC Associate Director for ... [...]
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When less is more for men with prostate cancer
Active Surveillance is Safe: Over the last two decades thousands of appropriately selected patients have been placed on active surveillance, and even patients who end up having treatment laterdo not jeopardize outcomes of their cancer therapy. For ... [...]
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Ten Keys to Beating Lyme Disease
Everyone with Lyme disease knows how important things such as taking antibiotics and finding an excellent health care practitioner can be. There are, however, many other factors involved in fighting Lyme that also make a huge difference in the healing ... [...]
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Governor Tom Wolf to begin treatment for prostate cancer
Tom Wolf said Wednesday he was recently diagnosed with a minor form of prostate cancer and will be treated in the coming weeks. Wolf, 67, said the .... Rugh said Texas Eastern installed the first natural gas pipeline on his property in 1958. "I've ... [...]
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Potential Cause Identified for Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance Among …
Newswise — BUFFALO, N.Y. — Improper functioning of the mitochondria, a cell's source of energy, may help account for the fact that African-American men with prostate cancer respond poorly to the same conventional therapies provided to ... [...]
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Smokers at higher risk of TB because of 'clogged-up immune cells'
The risk of becoming infected with TB is increased by exposure to smoke from cigarettes and burning fuel. Now, a new study shows this is because smoke clogs up immune cells and weakens their ability to fight TB bacteria. Macrophages When normal ... [...]
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