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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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Now, breast cancer can be predicted by molecular marker
The findings showed that women having a higher percentage of the molecular marker Ki67 are five times more likely to increase their risk of developing breast cancer. Ki67 can be ... Spreading of infection causes rise in warmth, redness and swelling of skin [...]
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Symptoms and Risk Factors for Male Breast Cancer
When men do think about breast cancer, it's usually their wives, daughters or mothers that come to mind. Breast cancer is simply seen as a woman's disease — and some men don't even realize that this form of cancer can happen to them. But although it ... [...]
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End of prostate cancer? Almost 99 percent cure rate achieved with radiation …
graphic of how stereotactic body radiotherapy works April 18, 2016 – The first trial to publish five-year results from Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) treatment for prostate cancer found a 98.6 percent cure rate with SBRT, a noninvasive form ... [...]
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Breast cancer study points to more personalised treatment
A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete picture of the changes in DNA in breast cancer, providing potential opportunities for new treatments. A study of 560 breast cancer genomes, or complete genetic ... [...]
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Black Bean Broth: Treatment for Arthritis, Gout, and Joint Pain
Black beans are replete with anti-inflammatory properties which help eliminate the tearing pains of gouty arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis natural remedies include safe and inexpensive treatments for all types of joint pain. The nutrients found in the ... [...]
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BioSil: A Natural Remedy Fights Arthritis and Osteoporosis
What brings millions of North Americans to their knees late in life? Today, with an aging population many people now end their lives in wheelchairs due to brittle bones (osteoporosis) or are crippled by the pain of osteoarthritis, the wear and tear type. [...]
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Alternative Medicine Can Help Reduce Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
Alternative Medicine Can Help Reduce Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment A new pilot study discovered that both real and sham weekly acupuncture treatments eased side effects (hot flashes and musculoskeletal pain) associated with breast cancer ... [...]
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Alternative Treatment Options: What's Worked for Me
Last year, after being diagnosed with breast cancer, I had to make a lot of tough decisions regarding my health care. I listened carefully as my oncologist described a treatment plan for me. His course of treatment was conventional and included surgery ... [...]
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Men's Lacrosse: Winters Mill grad Spenser Love overcomes testicular cancer …
When the 2012 Winters Mill graduate and Frostburg State men's lacrosse senior was diagnosed with testicular cancer in early June 2015, it took a swing at Love's ability to stay energized. Once the diagnosis came, he had surgery within a week of his ... [...]
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Despite Setbacks, pCR Still Acceptable for Breast Cancer Approvals
Pathologic complete response (pCR) may still have a role in accelerated neoadjuvant approvals for select patients with early stage breast cancer, despite the fact that it remains an unproven surrogate endpoint, according to Gunter von Minckwitz, MD ... [...]
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