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Could IVF raise children's odds for blood cancer?

(HealthDay)ŚChildren conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) might have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer, a new study suggests.

Thu 4 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Radiation causes blindness in wild animals in Chernobyl

This year marks 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Vast amounts of radioactive particles spread over large areas in Europe. These particles, mostly Cesium-137, cause a low but long-term ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells

An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, UT Southwestern ...

Mon 8 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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Nutrient deprivation kills kidney cancer cells

All cells need nutrients, but cancer cells are notoriously power hungry. As a result, cancer cells must alter their metabolism to provide the additional fuel needed for them to survive, grow ...

Wed 3 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Possible marker for recurring HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancers

A look-back analysis of HPV infection antibodies in patients treated for oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers linked to HPV infection suggests at least one of the antibodies could be useful ...

Fri 5 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists find leukemia's surroundings key to its growth

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a type of cancer found primarily in children can grow only when signaled to do so by other nearby cells that are noncancerous. ...

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Prostate cancer survivors' risk of heart disease studied

The 3 million prostate cancer survivors in the United States are likely to die from something other than cancer, thanks to early detection, effective treatment and the disease's slow progression.

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Genomic signature could lead to new early-detection cancer test

Detecting cancer when it's still in the early stages of development is a difficult task, but an extremely important one, with the chances of effective treatment being much higher the ...

Fri 5 Feb 16 from Gizmag

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Mathematics will help choose the optimal treatment for bladder cancer

MIPT scientists together with their colleagues from St. Petersburg and Israel have analyzed more than 500 previously published scientific articles and proposed their own approach to the choice ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Scientists discover how breast cancer cells spread from blood vessels

Researchers have identified a protein that controls how breast cancer cells spread around the body, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in Science Signaling today (Tuesday).

Tue 9 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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