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Experimental drug combined with standard chemo may shrink ovarian cancers

Working in cell cultures and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that an experimental drug called fostamatinib combined with the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel may overcome ovarian cancer ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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Evaluation of NK1 antagonists for emesis prevention in oxaliplatin chemo: SENRI trial

The SENRI trial has opened the window to evaluate NK1 antagonists for emesis prevention in patients taking oxaliplatin chemotherapy, antiemetics expert and ESMO spokesperson Fausto Roila said, ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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Grown Adults, Stop Drinking Breast Milk. Seriously.

"Breast is best". So goes the message from the international and clinical guidance on what milk mothers should feed their babies. But it's also more worryingly been adopted by a growing online ...

Mon 22 Jun 15 from Discover Magazine

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Global taskforce calls for research into how everyday chemicals in our environment cause cancer

A global taskforce of 174 scientists from leading research centres across 28 countries studied the link between mixtures of commonly encountered chemicals and the development of cancer. The ...

Mon 22 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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A microRNA may provide therapy against pancreatic cancer

Indiana University cancer researchers found that a particular microRNA may be a potent therapeutic agent against pancreatic cancer. The research was published June 22 in the journal Scientific ...

Thu 25 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Study finds decreased rates of high-grade cervical lesions in young women

A new analysis indicates that rates of high-grade cervical lesions decreased in young U.S. women after vaccines were made available to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV), but the trend ...

Mon 22 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Millions of smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease

More than half of long-term smokers and ex-smokers who are considered disease-free because they passed lung-function tests have respiratory-related impairments when more closely evaluated with ...

Mon 22 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Efficacy of topical benzoyl peroxide on the reduction of propionibacterium acnes during shoulder surgery

A new paper to be published in The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery evaluates the effect that topical benzoyl peroxide (BPO), with chlorhexidine skin preparation, has on the presence of ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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One of world's most used weedkillers 'possibly' causes cancer, World Health Organisation says

One of the most widely used weedkillers in the world has been classed as "possibly carcinogenic" after more than 70 years on the market.

Tue 23 Jun 15 from The Independent

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Scientists develop potential new class of cancer drugs in lab

In research published in Cancer Cell, Thomas Burris, Ph.D., chair of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, has, for the first time, found a way to stop cancer cell growth by ...

Fri 26 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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