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FDA warns of risks with fibroid removal procedure

The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Two genes linked to inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a group of chronic inflammatory disorders of the intestine that result in painful and debilitating complications, affects over 1.4 million people in the U.S., ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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New clinical trial launched for advance lung cancer

Cancer Research UK is partnering with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Pfizer to create a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer – marking a new era of research ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential targeted treatment of gastric cancer

New research by the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and National University Hospital Singapore suggests that a variant of a cell surface protein is an ideal target for developing drugs ...

24 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Cancer stem cells linked to drug resistance

Most drugs used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur tumor growth. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine ...

Sun 20 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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New method to analyse how cancer cells die

(Phys.org) —A team from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - have found a new method to more efficiently manufacture a chemical used to monitor cancer ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nanomechanical sensors detect cancer from breath

An array of functionalised membrane-type surface stress sensors (MSS) distinguishes cancer patients from healthy people through a signature response to breath samples.

Wed 23 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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What makes some cancers more deadly?

A Flinders University researcher is searching for answers as to why some leukaemia sufferers live a normal lifespan while others succumb to the disease within months.

Wed 23 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Death of public figures provides important opportunities for health education, study finds

An Indiana University study of reactions to the 2011 death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs suggests health communicators have a critical window of opportunity after a public figure dies to disseminate ...

Mon 21 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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Pregnancy risk may be higher with newer method of female sterilization

(Medical Xpress)—Women who used a new method of sterilization called hysteroscopic sterilization had a 10 times greater risk of pregnancy after one year than those who used the older laparoscopic ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress

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