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Researchers Warn of Peer Support Schemes in Chronic Disease

Researchers Warn of Peer Support Schemes in Chronic Disease

Healthy organizations should be aware of schemes that encourage individuals with chronic diseases to seek peer support, to avoid potentially negative impacts. This is according to new research published in the journal Patient Education and Counseling. Read More


Alcohol Consumption Linked to Higher Cancer Risk

Alcohol Consumption Linked to Higher Cancer Risk

While alcohol is commonly used as a social lubricant, recent studies have linked alcohol consumption to aging and also an increased cancer risk. The organic chemical compound acetaldehyde which is responsible for hangovers also represents an increased risk of cancer, particularly to heavy drin... Read More


Ginger Appears to Relieve Chemotherapy-Related Nausea

Ginger Appears to Relieve Chemotherapy-Related Nausea

Simple ginger root seems to dramatically ease the nausea caused by cancer chemotherapy, a recent study demonstrated. The research, which was revealed at a news conference sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), validates what has been standard practice in homes around th... Read More


Some Colon Cancers May Be Caused by Diarrheal Bacteria

Some Colon Cancers May Be Caused by Diarrheal Bacteria

Bacteria that cause diarrhea may also be the cause of some colon cancers, according to research from John Hopkins University. The investigators believe that strains of the common Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF) trick immune systems cells into allowing runaway colon tissue inflammation - a precurso... Read More


10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Most of the news we hear about breast cancer deals with addressing the disease after it's already been diagnosed. The best treatment for any disease, is through prevention. Here are 10 ways to lower your breast cancer risk. Read More


Anti-Prostate Cancer Vaccine is Approved for Medicare Patients

Anti-Prostate Cancer Vaccine is Approved for Medicare Patients

Provenge, a new prostate cancer vaccine that was approved by the FDA in April 2010 was recently reviewed by The Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDAC). The Committee approved the vaccine for treatment of Medicare patients. Read More


Two Markers Found for Prostate-Cancer Deadliness

Two Markers Found for Prostate-Cancer Deadliness

Investigators have found that men who are or have been overweight or who have high insulin levels are more likely to die from prostate cancer. The discovery of these two predictors is important, because doctors now have two crucial clues as to which patients will develop the most life-threate... Read More


Skin Cancer May Lead to Other Cancers

Skin Cancer May Lead to Other Cancers

A new study suggests that people who have had non-melanoma skin cancer may be at increased risk of developing other cancers, including those that affect other parts of the body. Previous research has already found a link between skin cancer and an increased risk of developing melanoma, a rare... Read More


New Robot-Assisted Surgical Method for Treating Thyroid Cancer

New Robot-Assisted Surgical Method  for Treating Thyroid Cancer

A team of surgeons at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea has successfully treated 200 consecutive patients with thyroid cancer using a novel robot-assisted endoscopic technique. The minimally invasive procedure, which has several technical and cosmetic advantages not offered... Read More


Hepatitis C Infection May Double Risk for Kidney Cancer

Hepatitis C Infection May Double Risk for Kidney Cancer

An infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) increases the risk of developing kidney cancer by almost 100 percent, a study has found. Read More


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