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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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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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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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UH Researchers Identify Cancer-causing Gene Linking Alcohol Consumption to …
The findings point, in particular, to the increased risk of breast cancer in women consuming alcohol who are treated with hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, as well as college-age women who are susceptible to heavy drinking in a ... [...]
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Top foods to keep your heart, mind and bones strong as you age
At 63, Homero Lavernia is a true believer in the power of diet and exercise to revitalize your health. It wasn't until he was on the verge of needing insulin for type 2 diabetes that Lavernia decided he had to make big changes in his diet and lifestyle ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer: Men Who Don't Ejaculate Often May Be Up For Higher Risk
The men who ejaculated for at least 21 times a month when they were 20-29 were found to be 19 percent less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer compared to the guys who ejaculated for just seven times monthly, Huffington Post reported. Meanwhile ... [...]
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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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Natural Protein Points Researchers to New Inflammation Treatment
Stained sections of foot joints from wild-type (left) and TTP+ (right) mice show that when both were tested using a model of rheumatoid arthritis, the wild-type mouse experienced significant inflammation. Arrows indicate the presence of inflammatory ... [...]
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Cancer stress: Suggestions From a Breast Cancer Survivor
Too many of us (cancer survivors) are too preoccupied and worn down by living with uncertainty and worry with the cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship process. Do you wish for a balance of being responsible about follow-up doctor visits and ... [...]
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Soy intake may slash heart disease risk by 12%, but only for equol producers
Individuals have different abilities to produce equol – an isoflavandiol that may have beneficial effects on prostate health, bone health, heart health, and for managing menopausal symptoms. Equol is produced in the gut by bacteria, but only 30 to 50 ... [...]
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