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Last October, researchers from Saint Louis University in the US identified curcumin - a chemical contained in the curry spice turmeric - as showing promise in treating liver damage from an advanced form of an obesity-related disease known as "fatty ... [...]
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Breast cancer treatment market to reach $17.2b by 2021, says GBI Research
Furthermore, Deekshita Allavarapu, Analyst for GBI Research, says that the introduction of several new therapies will help to drive breast cancer treatment market growth by 2021. Allavarapu explains: “In terms of upcoming breast cancer treatments, the ... [...]
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Indian spice may improve food safety, freshness
This is not news in India, where curcumin is widely used as a medicinal herb. Science, however, has confirmed that the phenolic compounds known as curcuminoids have health benefits and antimicrobial qualities. Choudhary and a collaborative team of SIU ... [...]
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Cancer screening 'can harm patients' by causing stress and needless treatment …
They said screening for things such as prostate and breast cancer can result in people being “overdiagnosed” - where “diseases” that were never going to cause any problem are picked up. They wrote: “Prostate biopsies are associated with serious harms, ... [...]
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Desserts to help fight cancer in RI Bakes for Breast Cancer event
Treat the special women in your life to decadent desserts while also helping fight breast cancer during Rhode Island Bakes for Breast Cancer from May 8, Mother's Day through May 14. Restaurants, bakeries, cafés, and ice cream shops throughout Rhode ... [...]
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Global Breast Cancer Treatment Market to Reach $17.2 Billion by 2021
The global breast cancer therapeutics market is set to increase in value from $10.4 billion in 2014 to $17.2 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 7.3%, according to GBI Research. The company's latest report states that this strong growth will be primarily due ... [...]
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Arjuna Natural invests in turmeric curcumin research
Arjuna Natural is investing more than 10% of its total turnover in a clinical research programme to explore the health benefits of its turmeric curcumin, a potent antioxidant, and other new healthy ingredients, all to be launched in 2016. By Julian Gale. [...]
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Ad agency creates peep show to raise breast cancer awareness
Those who do sneak a peek will get an eyeful along with a sobering message about breast cancer. Inside the peepholes are three glossy black mannequins in pink wigs with facts like "every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer" painted across ... [...]
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'Astounding' study claims major breakthrough in cure for terminal breast cancer
Writing in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Dr Ferrari said he had only tried the technique against one type of breast cancer but expressed optimism that it would work against other types. "We are talking about changing the landscape of metastatic ... [...]
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Help available for men with prostate cancer in West Lothian
The West Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group (WLPCSG) run a successful buddy programme that helps link up those newly diagnosed with members to help share their recent experience of all the various treatments and how they impacted on their life. [...]
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Cancer : Facts and Myths
Cancer is an abnormal growth of a body cell or group of cells. If it is not destroyed or removed, cancer can spread very rapidly, and eventually lead to death. There are billions of cells in the human body. Normally, they grow in a well-regulated pattern. [...]
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Drew Barrymore, Carolina Herrera, and More Attend the 6th Annual Plates for …
Historically, it's more widely used in Eastern cultures, but judging by all the new turmeric-based products I'm seeing—everything from turmeric teas and tonics to turmeric-spiced nuts and crackers—everyone is catching on to its health benefits as a ... [...]
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Chinese remedies use endangered species
DNA has been found in more than 25 popular products, and includes traces of snow leopard in an arthritis treatment for sale in South Australia, University of Adelaide study author Professor Roger Byard says. "We thought herbal products would contain herbs. [...]
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VolitionRx initiates study to assess NuQ blood tests for detection of prostate …
While more than 80% of all prostate cancers are detected at the local stage, and nearly 100% of men diagnosed and treated at this stage will be disease-free after five years, a small percentage of men experience more rapidly growing, aggressive forms ... [...]
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Orthopedic conditions cost around $213B per year in treatment & lost wages: 5 …
A new United States Bone and Joint Initiative report shows that in 2012 an estimated 126.6 million Americans were affected by a musculoskeletal condition, costing an estimated $213 billion in annual treatment, care and lost wages, according to AAOS. [...]
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Tassle and Torch Walk For Breast Cancer
The Pink On Wight campaign has organised a special walk between Sandown and Newport this evening, raising money to combat breast cancer. The fun walk starts at 8pm from Sandown Bay Academy and follows the cycle track route to Matalan in Newport. [...]
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