Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag "cancer"

    Study: Consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of cancer

Study: Consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of cancer

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    Study: Obesity beats smoking as leading cause of four types of cancer

Study: Obesity beats smoking as leading cause of four types of cancer

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    Scented products contain chemicals that can cause cancer, says study

Scented products contain chemicals that can cause cancer, says study

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    Dogs can smell out cancer in blood with 97% accuracy, study reveals

Dogs can smell out cancer in blood with 97% accuracy, study reveals

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    Cancer: Drinking a bottle of wine is as bad as smoking 10 cigarettes, study says

Cancer: Drinking a bottle of wine is as bad as smoking 10 cigarettes, study says

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    Report: Global prevalence of excess body weight raising cancer burden

Report: Global prevalence of excess body weight raising cancer burden

A new report says there is an observable increase in cancer occurrence caused by the prevalence of excess body weight worldwide. [...]

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    Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies of cancer

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies of cancer

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a form of cancer that starts in white blood cells (lymphocytes), a major part of the body’s immune system.The 65-year-old had beaten the disease after its first diagnosis in 1983. He was also treated for it in 2009.Two weeks ago, he announced the cancer's return, saying [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Nigeria will export marijuana if he gets elected as president of the country.The presidential aspirant for the 2019 election said this while speaking at an event organised by Centre for Social Justice on Wednesday.He said people are making billions from the plant while Nigeria is lagging behind."We have to start taking care of [...]

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    Eat Me: Boosts sex drive, reduces blood pressure… why celery should be in your diet

Eat Me: Boosts sex drive, reduces blood pressure… why celery should be in your diet

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    ALERT! 45 is new age to start colorectal cancer screening

ALERT! 45 is new age to start colorectal cancer screening

A recently updated guideline by the American Cancer Society published in Cancer Journal for Clinicians says 45 is the new recommended age for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. [...]

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    Scientists develop pill that helps in breast cancer diagnosis

Scientists develop pill that helps in breast cancer diagnosis

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a pill that makes tumours light up when exposed to infrared light. [...]

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    UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

EDITOR’S NOTE: All the names of cancer patients in the undercover parts of this story have been concealed as a mark of honour for their struggles and respect for their privacy. An undercover method was unavoidable, as it was the only way to ascertain the true quality of healthcare available to them in federal hospitals. TheCable confirmed that the journalist [...]

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    Challenges all writers face: Sitting as the new cancer

Challenges all writers face: Sitting as the new cancer

Concerns about the effects of prolonged sitting have heightened so much that when Apple cashed in on it, many people easily related to the marketing soundbite, “Sitting is the new cancer.”Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook is noted to have warned that “sitting is the new cancer,” in reference to a feature in the Apple Watch that reminds its wearer to stand [...]

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    Eat Me: Seven reasons kale should be your vegetable of choice

Eat Me: Seven reasons kale should be your vegetable of choice

Kale, also known as leaf cabbage, is a green vegetable that can be eaten raw or cooked.Just like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens and brussels sprouts, it belongs to the cruciferous family of vegetables. [...]

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    Gene editing: Doctors take a leap forward in treatment of cancer

Gene editing: Doctors take a leap forward in treatment of cancer

Doctors from China have made advancement in the fight against cancer by experimenting with a new type of treatment through editing of human genes.The new treatment involves taking out T cells from a cancer patient's own immune system, after which the cells are genetically altered by the gene-editing tool called CRISPR. [...]

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    Scientists find new tool to fight cancer

Scientists find new tool to fight cancer

Small molecules that specifically restrain a selenium-containing enzyme in the human body may be a tool to fight cancer, a study published in a US medical journal said.The study published in Science Translational Medicine said researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden treated cancer in mice with these molecules and observed rapid tumor-killing effects. [...]

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