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Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study Claims
Close to 6 million Americans have heart failure while more than 870,000 cases are diagnosed each year. If you have heart failure, it means your heart isn't pumping as well as it should be and, as a result, your body is probably not getting enough oxygen. [...]
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Study: Medical Cannabis May Inhibit The Spread Of Prostate Cancer
In 2009, a team of researchers from the University of Alcalá in Spain published a study in the British Journal of Cancer that adds merit to the thought. It suggests that cannabinoid treatments could inhibit prostate cancer cell growth through ... [...]
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Study could help more personalised care for breast cancer patients
He said: "This study both gave us the first large scale view of the rest of the genome, uncovering some new reasons why breast cancer arises, and gave us an unexpected way to characterise the types of mutations that happen in certain breast cancers.". [...]
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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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Personalised Cancer Treatment Hope After Study
Scientists have built up the most complete picture yet of genetic changes that cause breast cancer - providing "crucial" opportunities for new treatments. A study involving the complete genetic codes of 560 people from around the world found 93 genes ... [...]
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Regeneron's fasinumab successful in mid-stage study in treatment-resistant …
At week 16, patients treated with fasinumab showed a statistically valid improvement in pain relief, the primary endpoint of the study, in addition to improvements in physical function. The results will be presented at an upcoming medical conference ... [...]
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Transition begins patient dosing in phase 2 study of SARM drug candidate TT701
The phase 2 study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of TT701 in improving the symptoms of androgen deficiency (sexual symptoms, fatigue/low vitality, and physical dysfunction) in men with prostate cancer who have undergone radical prostatectomy for ... [...]
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Choosing cancer treatment based on celebs? Youre not alone, study suggests
Sabel's research analyzed more than 720 articles from major American publications covering celebrity breast cancer diagnoses and treatments between 2000 to 2012. During that time, 17 celebrities disclosed their diagnosis and treatment plans. (Jolie ... [...]
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Transition Therapeutics Shares Add 2%; Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Study in …
... higher 2.5% on Tuesday after the company said it has dosed the first patient in a phase 2 study of TT701 in improving the symptoms of androgen deficiency — sexual symptoms, fatigue/low vitality, and physical dysfunction — in men with prostate cancer. [...]
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California study: Local breast cancer survival rates slightly lower
Medical providers and patient advocates are using a new study on breast cancer survivability to remind people of tried and true benefits of early detection and support for people in treatment. The Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study found Humboldt ... [...]
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Sex may protect men against prostate cancer: study
“Ejaculation frequency is, to some extent, a measure of overall health status in that men at the very low end of ejaculation – 0 to 3 times per month – were more likely to have other (medical problems) and die prematurely from causes other than ... [...]
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Study: Screening does not reduce prostate cancer deaths
"Screening causes substantial increases in the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially before 70 years of age," said Dr. James Dickinson, from the University of Calgary and lead author of the paper. "However, most would never have ... [...]
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Rheumatoid arthritis can be triggered by infections, genetic study
Jane Worthington added, “Now that we have established a genetic basis for these two types of rheumatoid arthritis, we hope it will lead to patients receiving a swifter, accurate diagnosis and more appropriate, targeted treatment. These findings have ... [...]
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Sanda to lead multi-center prostate cancer biomarker study
The combined group of esteemed researchers will work to confirm the ability of novel, Emory-developed detection tools to predict aggressive prostate cancer early on, thereby enhancing survival benefits of treatment and reducing the harm of over ... [...]
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Study explores how some breast cancers resist treatment
A targeted therapy for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), the most aggressive form of breast cancer, has shown potential promise in a recently published study. TNBC is the only type of breast cancer for which there are no currently approved targeted ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
The BRCA1 gene mutation, which raises the risk of breast cancer by 80 percent, may be linked to having fewer eggs in the ovaries as a woman ages, the Australian investigators said. But a cause-and-effect relationship was not proven. "Although BRCA1 is ... [...]
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