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Overweight causes hazardous inflammations

Researchers have found a possible molecular explanation for why overweight is harmful. This new knowledge may provide new drugs for heart attack, stroke, cancer and chronic intestinal inflammation.

Mon 25 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Cutting the liver piece by piece

New surgical methods give hope to patients with cancer that has spread from the intestine to the liver. The disease can be changed from terminal to chronic by cutting the liver piece by piece ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Lung cancer is rarely detected by current X-ray procedures

Each year, nearly 3000 Norwegians develop lung cancer. Current x-ray- examinations capture only 20 percent of cases. With modern ultralow-dose CT, the radiologists hit the bull's eye 90 per ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Predicting aggressive lymphoma

Each year, more than one thousand Norwegians develop lymphoma. A statistical genetic analysis can detect when the disease will be aggressive. Thereby, treatment can be initiated in time.

Mon 25 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Promising new cancer therapy uses molecular 'Trash Man' to exploit a common cancer defense

While many scientists are trying to prevent the onset of a cancer defense mechanism known as autophagy, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center are leveraging it ...

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Study suggests repurposing anti-depressant medication to target medulloblastoma

An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests repurposing an anti-depressant medication ...

Sun 24 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Severe infections with hospitalization after prostate biopsy rising in Sweden

Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy is the gold standard for detecting prostate cancer, but international reports have suggested that the number of risks associated with the procedure is increasing. ...

Wed 20 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists map risk of premature menopause after cancer treatment

(Medical Xpress)ŚWomen treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause ...

Fri 22 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies

Thanks to important discoveries in basic and clinical research and technological advances, the fight against cancer has mobilized into a complex offensive spanning multiple fronts.

Fri 22 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Women with severe, chronic health issues are screened for breast cancer less often

Women with severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for breast cancer less often than women with no disabilities or no chronic conditions, a new study has found.

Fri 22 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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