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Zambia: Talking Cancer – Breaking the Silence
Some of the aims and objectives are to break the loud silence surround prostate cancer, lobby government to provide free prostate cancer screening in all the public hospitals and clinics throughout the country like the case is with cervical cancer and ... [...]
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Moderate alcohol consumption is good for the heart, says study
You may not be doing your breath any favours, but eating garlic regularly can do wonders for your health. Not only does it boost your immune system, but it can also help prevent heart disease, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The ... [...]
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Screening For The Breast Cancer Gene: Who Is At Risk?
(NAPS) — If you're like many Americans, you may have heard about the BRCA gene and wondered what it is and whether it is something that could affect you and your family. Here are a few facts. BRCA is short for “BReast CAncer susceptibility gene ... [...]
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With cancer in one breast, no survival advantage in removing second one
The proportion of breast cancer patients who removed a healthy breast to prevent future cancers more than tripled over 10 years, but the procedure didn't improve their survival odds, a US study finds. Based on a decade of data on half a million women ... [...]
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New target makes end run against therapy-resistant prostate cancer
Reducing AR levels could help patients overcome treatment-resistant prostate cancer and even rescue existing therapies. The research was published today in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine. “This is a new target and a totally new way of hitting ... [...]
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Glens Falls employees to receive paid time off for cancer screenings
The city is cooperating with an American Cancer Society initiative to increase the colon cancer screening rate nationally to 80 percent by 2018. The rate in ... Employees already were allowed paid time off for breast cancer and prostate cancer screenings. [...]
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Bret Hart Cancer Announcement: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Former professional wrestler Bret “The HItman” Hart revealed, via a social media post, that he is battling prostate cancer. The 58-year WWE Hall of Famer suffered a stroke in 2002 after staging one of the most impressive in-ring careers in the history ... [...]
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ASCO GU 2016 Molecular Risk Stratification in Localized Prostate Cancer …
San Francisco, CA USA (UroToday.com) Dr. Robert Bristow of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto presented data from work by the International Cancer Genome Consortium that attempted to characterize patients by molecular patterns to allow ... [...]
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Natural Remedies for Arthritis Pain | How “Arthritis Relief Miracle” Helps …
Arthritis Relief Miracle was created by Connie Carmen, a female medical researcher,who has spent 12 years researching arthritis. This remedy is among the best natural remedies for arthritis pain that people should try to get rid of their condition for ... [...]
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Rheumatology Book Features Paractin
BRADENTON, Flor.— Innovative Rheumatology, a new medical book published by InTech, discusses HP Ingredients' Paractin for rheumatoid arthritis relief. In chapter 11, "Andrographolide: a New Potential Drug for the Long Term Treatment of Rheumatoid ... [...]
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6 ways to relieve arthritis naturally
But there are natural, healthy, low-cost approaches to reducing painful inflammation. Arthritis relief is hiding in our pantries, our closets and our swimming pools. The following natural pain relief practices have fewer long-term harmful side effects ... [...]
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T FH cells link gut microbiota and arthritis
Using this approach, the researchers showed that IL-17-deficient K/BxN mice develop arthritis similarly to their IL-17-sufficient littermates. Moreover, treatment with antibiotics starting from birth (which effectively eliminated segmented filamentous ... [...]
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Reduction, removal of glucocorticoids possible under abatacept therapy for RA
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who received treatment with abatacept were able to reduce the use of concomitant glucocorticoids or cease their use altogether, according to results from the 2-year ACTION study. [...]
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Cancer patients are losing valuable time — and risking their lives — with …
Dr. Kurian Joseph, a radiation oncologist at the University of Alberta, says he had a patient who rejected treatment after her breast cancer spread to her shoulder, fearful she might damage the nerves leading to her hand. When she returned 18 months ... [...]
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MIT Researchers Develop Device That Identifies Which Drugs Can Effectively …
According to Oliver Jonas, paper lead author and postdoc at MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, this new device can potentially reduce much of the guesswork involved in selecting cancer treatments. “You can use it to test a patient ... [...]
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Alcohol triggers breast cancer-causing gene
According to the team, more than 230,000 women in the US will develop breast cancer this year; it is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women. Alcohol consumption is a modifiable risk factor for breast cancer development, and yet an ... [...]
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