Skin implant creates an artificial 'mole' if people are at a high risk of breast or prostate cancer
11 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Researchers from ETH Zurich in Basel created an implant that is triggered by high calcium to produce melanin, the pigment which causes a skin tan, moles and freckles. Calcium is sign of cancer.
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Researchers identify link between physical inactivity and increased risk of dying from cancer
11 monthes ago - By News Medical
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have once again identified a link between physical inactivity and an increased risk of mortality among cancer patients, emphasizing the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle and the importance of regular exercise as therapy for cancer patients both during and after treatment.
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No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a family member can step in to help while you...
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Detecting Parkinson's Disease Through Smell
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An Alzheimer's Drug Trial Gave Me Hope, and Then It Ended
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Magnetic Device for Alzheimer's Nixed by FDA Advisors
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Sleep problems, Alzheimer's disease are linked, but which comes first?
A new article explores the pathophysiological factors that link sleep disturbances and Alzheimer's disease. Better understanding of this connection may lead to potential...
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