Cancer, Health and Diet Related News

Cancer, while always dangerous, truly becomes life-threatening when cancer cells begin to spread to different areas throughout the body.
2 days 22 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Lung cancer clinical trials exclude a substantial proportion of patients due to a history of prior cancer, research shows. "The resulting impact on study accrual is sobering," said one author who projected that the effects of these exclusions will only increase with time; there are currently more than 13 million cancer survivors in the U.S., which is a four-fold increase over the past 30 years.
3 days 10 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Decision analysis techniques can help surgeons and patients evaluate alternatives for breast reconstruction—leading to a "good decision" that reflects the woman's preferences and values, according to a study.
3 days 11 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas jury on Friday found a Houston breast cancer specialist guilty of spiking the coffee of her lover, a fellow cancer doctor, with a compound used in antifreeze. Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, 43, an oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was accused of lacing the coffee of Dr. George Blumenschein, 50, with ethylene glycol in 2013 ...
3 days 12 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
HOUSTON (AP) — A cancer researcher in Texas was convicted Friday of aggravated assault for poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.
3 days 13 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
A new strategy for reducing the often serious side effects of an important class of modern anticancer drugs -- tyrosine kinase inhibitors has been developed by an international team of researchers. The novel drug is supposed to restrict its activity with high selectivity to the malignant tumor.
3 days 14 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Only 60% of young US women who received the first dose of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine went on to complete the three-dose vaccine series, research shows. The study found that minority backgrounds, low income, and low education were associated with non-completion.
3 days 14 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Research published by biochemists may lead to a new treatment, or even a cure, for a rare, genetic kidney disease that afflicts children, and may provide important insights into treatments for Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative diseases.
3 days 16 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research

A recent Q&A discussed whether a cool down is necessary and beneficial after a workout: Cooling Down After Exercise? Check out the article and let us know whether you warm up or cool down, or both, while exercising.

Do you do a warm up and cool down when you work out?

Dr. Weil
3 days 16 hours ago
Nutrition, Mind, Body
The pigment of the skin protects the body from the sun’s dangerous UV rays, but researchers have not until recently known how this works. Now they report that skin pigment converts the UV radiation into heat through a rapid chemical reaction that shoots protons from the molecules of the pigment.
3 days 16 hours ago
Latest Cancer News/Research

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