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New evidence about how aspirin fights against cancer

New evidence shows aspirin fights against bowel cancer

Researchers have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to stave off bowel cancer. Experts found that the painkiller blocks a key process linked...

Sitting, watching TV linked to colorectal cancer before age 50

A new study found a connection between prolonged time spent sitting while watching TV and increased risk of colorectal cancer for younger Americans. Young-onset colorectal...

Scientists discover genetic errors in more than 100 prostate tumors

Using genetic sequencing, scientists have revealed the complete DNA makeup of more than 100 aggressive prostate tumors, pinpointing important genetic errors these deadly tumors...
New remedy to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer

New remedy to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer

Like a smart bomb, the potential treatment delivers a cancer-fighting drug directly to cells, deterring metastasis to the lungs USC researchers have pinpointed a remedy...

The best option for cancer fatigue isn’t a pill

Exercise and/or psychological therapy work better than medications to reduce cancer-related fatigue and should be recommended first to patients, say researchers. “If a cancer patient...
Scientists find risk factors for prostate cancer

Scientists find risk factors for prostate cancer

Globally prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death in men. In 2012, it occurred...
Men should rethink surgery for early-stage prostate cancer

Men should rethink surgery for early-stage prostate cancer

Observation only may be the best medicine for men with early-stage prostate cancer, suggests a 20-year study. The study is published in The New England...
Short overnight fasting may increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence

Short overnight fasting could increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence

Researchers suggest increasing duration of nightly fasting may improve prognosis. In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was...

Listen to your gut to prevent colon cancer

Recent research has shown that to prevent colon cancer, you need to be aware of your digestive system and its daily cycle. There are several...

Do men with prostate cancer really need surgery?

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the third-leading cause of cancer deaths among men, after lung and colorectal cancer. Many...

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8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
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Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

High blood pressure is called the silent killer. That’s because it has no symptoms. Having high blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk of heart...
From 275 to 155 a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
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5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic...