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'MicroRNA' could be key target for bowel cancer treatment

Scientists found that the molecule, called microRNA 135b, is a vital 'worker' employed by several important cancer genes to drive the growth of bowel cancers.

Mon 14 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Pelvic exercises may help HIS sex life

(HealthDay)—Pelvic exercises can benefit men with chronic premature ejaculation, according to a new study.

Mon 14 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Erectile dysfunction drugs linked to skin cancer?

A new study shows a possible link between popular erectile dysfunction drugs and an increased risk of developing a deadly form of skin cancer

8 hours ago from FOXNews

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Study finds prostate cancer tests underestimate disease in half of cases

A study published in the British Journal of Cancer suggests that tests to grade and stage prostate cancer underestimated the severity of the disease in half of men whose cancers had been classified ...

Fri 11 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Research uncovers DNA looping damage tied to HPV cancer

It's long been known that certain strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) cause cancer. Now, researchers at The Ohio State University have determined a new way that HPV might spark cancer development ...

9 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Expect changes in appetite, taste of food after weight loss surgery

Changes in appetite, taste and smell are par for the course for people who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery during which one's stomach is made smaller and small intestines shortened. ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Consuming a high-fat diet is associated with increased risk of certain types of breast cancer

High total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive (ER+PR+) breast cancer (BC), and human epidermal growth factor ...

Wed 9 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers develop new dichloroacetate formulation for cancer treatment

Health forums were abuzz in 2007 with news that a simple, inexpensive chemical may serve as a viable treatment to many forms of cancer. The drug dichloroacetate, or DCA, was touted as a cure-all, ...

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Fiber-optic microscope will help physicians detect cancer, diseases at early stages

An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has developed an inexpensive, endoscopic microscope capable of producing high-resolution, sub-cellular images of tissue in real time. ...

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen U.S. patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established ...

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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