Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk
Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers
FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A man who drinks moderate or high amounts of alcohol over the course of his life appears to raise his risk for developing certain -- but not all -- kinds of cancer, a new crunching of qua...
LCA Announces More Requests for Bids on Lung Cancer Research Programs Funded Through the Department of Defense
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) said today that bids are now being requested for another $11.8 million of the $20 million lung cancer research project funded through the Department of Defense's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CD...
Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus
Many U.S. adults unaware there is no cure, survey finds
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Less Aggressive Care for More Severe Heart Disease
Paradox found in guidelines study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A study assessing the treatment of people hospitalized for heart disease has produced a worrisome finding: Those who need intensive care the most are less likely to get it.
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London's Barts Hospital Selects Varian Equipment to Offer Advanced Radiotherapy to More Cancer Patients
LONDON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Developers behind an ambitious project to redevelop one of London's leading cancer centers have ordered four new radiotherapy treatment machines from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ). Barts and The London NHS Trust is acquiring the new Clinac...
Young Vets With PTSD More Prone to Heart Risk Factors
Researcher suspects mental health issues may lead to unhealthy habits
TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts who have mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also at higher risk for having cardiovascular disea...
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Researchers Say More Aggressive Vitamin D Supplementation Needed in Obese Cancer Patients
CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Body mass index (BMI) should be taken into account when assessing a cancer patient's vitamin D status, according to researchers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), who found that obese cancer patients had significantly lower levels of vita...
Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride: Oral 162
NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk (NVO) data presented today at the 69th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) showed that once-daily liraglutide, taken as monotherapy, leads to statistically significant and sustained reductions in blood sug...
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Getting More From Whole-Transcript Microarrays
MELBOURNE, Australia , May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The widely-used Affymetrix Whole-Transcript Gene 1.0 ST (sense target) microarray platform, normally used to assay gene expression, can also be utilized to interrogate exon-specific splicing. Research published today in the open access journal BMC Bioi...
SYNTAX Analysis Finds Treatment With TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Stent System More Cost Effective Than Bypass Surgery in Patients With Complex Coronary Artery Disease
NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced results from an analysis of economic and quality of life outcomes, based on one-year data from its landmark SYNTAX trial. The results found that percutaneous coronary ...
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Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research
Washington, D.C. U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more
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Health benefits of physical activity more pronounced in women
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Freshwater fish at the top of the food chain evolve more slowly
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Tires made from trees -- better, cheaper, more fuel efficient
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SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses
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