Researchers to develop computer-based tools for use in cancer research
The doctoral program 'CompCancer - Computational Methods in Oncology: Towards Personalized Medicine in Cancer Therapies' has received approval from the German Research Foundation.
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Colorectal cancer screening reduces need for intense treatments among male patients
While screening for colorectal cancer did not, so far, reduce mortality, it did reduce the need for chemotherapy and emergency surgeries among male patients, shows a recent...
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Women benefit from mammography screening beyond age 75
Women age 75 years and older should continue to get screening mammograms because of the comparatively high incidence of breast cancer found in this age group, according to a...
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Four-year-old was diagnosed with cancer after doctors dismissed his weeping eye as a cold
Harri Cooke, from Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, was a happy toddler before his mum, Carly, 33, noticed he had a weeping eye. He was later diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma
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Rare Cancers Asia aims to improve patient care
Rare cancers inherently make it difficult to collect data, build clinical expertise and treat affected patients - challenges which are best addressed through collaboration in...
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Lower levels of protein make squamous carcinoma cells more invasive
Loss of a protein called TRIM29 promotes cancer cell invasion in a common type of skin cancer, suggesting a novel diagnostic marker and a possible therapeutic target.
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Obesity Can Cause Arthritis
Obesity is defined by a marked accumulation of excess fat. Generally, those suffering from obesity are at higher risk for developing potentially life-threatening complications...
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Researchers awarded $7 million funding in Pancreatic Cancer Collective's 'New Therapies Challenge'
The Pancreatic Cancer Collective, the strategic partnership of the Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer, has awarded a total of $7 million in first-round "New Therapies...
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Biomedical engineers stop cancer cells from moving and spreading
A new study by University of Minnesota biomedical engineers shows how they stopped cancer cells from moving and spreading, even when the cells changed their movements. The...
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Stand Up to Cancer supports potential approach to more efficiently target pancreatic cancer
Research on a new way of deploying the immune system against pancreatic cancer, an exceptionally lethal cancer that has so far resisted new immunotherapies, will receive $1...
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CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Due To E.Coli Outbreak
Just go ahead and throw away all of the romaine lettuce - all of it The Centers for Disease Control is warning consumers about a fresh outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine...
New Genetic Causes Associated with Abnormal Pregnancies, Miscarriages Identified
New study uncovers genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages. Scientists identified three novel genes that are responsible for recurrent molar pregnancies...
Novel Effective Hydrogel Can Help Heal Wounds Faster
Novel injectable hydrogels discovered can be a useful tool for facilitating wound healing much faster.
Sugar-sweetened Beverages are Harmful as Well as Addictive
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages can be harmful to your health and may also be addictive, reveals a new study.
Brain Uses Two Clocks to Predict the Future
New study finds that we anticipate the time in two distinct parts of the brain, depending on the task at hand.
Proposed Cancer Treatment may Boost Lung Cancer Stem Cells
Cancer stem cells drive adenocarcinoma, suggesting new strategy that makes tumor cells less stem like, revealed scientists.
The best of the ProBlogger Top 5 lists
As I mentioned yesterday there is a blog writing contest, well kind of a contest going on where people are writing articles on their top 5... whatever they want. I have...
Mexican Tetra Fish May Hold Key to Repairing Damaged Hearts
Mexican tetra fish that can repair its heart after damage may offer clues for future treatment in people with heart disease, finds a new study.
New Glucose Binding Molecule Designed to Transform Diabetes Treatment
An innovative technology platform developed by scientists could be a key component to enable the next generation of insulin, able to react and adapt to glucose levels in the blood.
Risk Factors for CKD in African Children
Exposure to toxins in gestation, preterm birth and lower socioeconomic status are some of the numerous biological and social factors that affects children with chronic kidney...