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New apps let owners hire dog walkers from afar.









JENNIFER JOLLY
3 hours 4 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
New apps let owners hire dog walkers from afar.
By Jennifer Jolly
3 hours 4 min ago
Nutrition, Mind, Body
Pain treatment researchers have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just one type of Queensland cone snail. Researchers hope the new molecules will be promising leads for new drugs to treat pain and cancer.
10 hours 49 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
The investigation of a simple protein has uncovered its uniquely complicated role in the spread of the childhood cancer, osteosarcoma. It turns out the protein, called ezrin, acts like an air traffic controller, coordinating multiple functions within a cancer cell and allowing it to endure stress conditions encountered during metastasis.
13 hours 9 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
A mechanism beyond the level of gene regulation, which is often the underlying reason for changes in protein levels, does enable the strong accumulation of a tumour promoting protease in stressed...
15 hours 6 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
A new therapeutic alternative for children who suffer from a malignant pediatric tumor bone and soft tissue called Ewing's sarcoma has been discovered by a research consortium. Ewing's sarcoma is the second most common bone cancer and affects children and youth. Currently, if diagnosed early and there is no metastasis it can be cured in 80% of cases but between 25% and 30% of cases are diagnosed when it has metastasized and survival drops to 20%.
15 hours 22 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Screening mammography was associated with increased diagnosis of small cancers in a study across U.S. counties but not with significant changes in breast cancer deaths or a decreased incidence of larger breast cancers, which researchers suggest may be the result of overdiagnosis, according to an article.
15 hours 24 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Carrying around a spare tire is a good thing -- you never know when you'll get a flat. Turns out we're all carrying around 'spare tires' in our genomes, too. Today researchers report that an extra set of guanines (or 'G's) in our DNA may function just like a 'spare' to help prevent many cancers from developing.
15 hours 24 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Higher blood pressure in young adulthood increases the risk for coronary heart disease, a new study found.
By Nicholas Bakalar
15 hours 49 min ago
Nutrition, Mind, Body
Higher blood pressure in young adulthood increases the risk for coronary heart disease, a new study found.









NICHOLAS BAKALAR
15 hours 49 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research

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