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New blood test could be the ‘holy grail of cancer research’

New blood test could be the ‘holy grail of cancer research’

The study , led by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, will be presented June 4 at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. It picked out ...

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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease

Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease

Overall, tobacco kills more than 7 million a year and many people know that it increases the risk of cancer , the World Health Organization said . More than 5 million smokers worldwide have ...

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Chelan Douglas Relay for Life starts Friday

Chelan Douglas Relay for Life starts Friday

Last year, about 600 people participated in Relay for Life and raised more than $106,000. The local chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society , which is organizing the event, is encouraging teams of...

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Woman killed herself after ovaries removed without consent

Woman killed herself after ovaries removed without consent

Dixon is now suspended from two hospitals in Bristol and is under investigation by the National Health Service (NHS) and the General Medical Council (GMC) over the mesh procedures. Methuen-Campbell's ...

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More Killed From Nipah Virus In Kerala's Kozhikode, Toll Reaches 15

More Killed From Nipah Virus In Kerala's Kozhikode, Toll Reaches 15

NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. According to the most recent World Health Organ...

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New guidelines for colonoscopy screenings

New guidelines for colonoscopy screenings

New guidelines have been released to help prevent colon cancer . The American Cancer Society's advice puts it out of sync with guidelines from an influential government advisory group, which kep...

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Scientists printed on a 3D printer the first human cornea

Scientists printed on a 3D printer the first human cornea

In a study published today in the journal Experimental Eye Research , the Newcastle team points out that the artificial corneas were made using a normal 3D bio-printer. "However, what we have sho...

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22000 children severely obese when they leave primary school

22000 children severely obese when they leave primary school

The LGA, which represents 370 councils in England and Wales, warned the severe child obesity rates are contributing to a "multi-billion pound ill-health time bomb". The LGA also emphasised the need ...

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Vitamin supplements mostly useless, study finds

Vitamin supplements mostly useless, study finds

As far as supplements go, Jenkins said , numerous most popular ones - including multivitamins , vitamins C and D, beta-carotene and calcium - have not panned out in clinical trials . He continued...

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Kozhikode: Two more die due to Nipah, toll rises to 16

The soldier who died in Kolkata also hailed from Kerala and was on a month-long leave before rejoining duty on May 13. The number of confirmed Nipah virus cases has risen to 17 with the National I...

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Trump responds to Roseanne cancellation by making it about himself

Trump responds to Roseanne cancellation by making it about himself

Rocker Ted Nugent, who has sparked outrage with his own controversial comments on multiple occasions, tweeted, "So Roseanne referencing a movie title is racist". Barr apologized Tuesday to Jarrett a...

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Ebola vaccinations to begin in rural Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola vaccinations to begin in rural Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo's government, the World Health Organisation and aid agencies are racing to contain what could be the most unsafe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's nine epidemics since it was discovere...

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People who need to wear glasses are more intelligent

People who need to wear glasses are more intelligent

The researchers analysed data from more than 300,000 people who'd taken a variety of problem solving tests created to test their cognitive skills. They also had genetic testing, which allowed the rese...

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Computer AI Is Better at Detecting Skin Cancer Than Doctors

The machine, which scientists call CNN , have withstood the competition with 58 dermatologists from 17 countries, which showed the same photos. Around 232,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed wo...

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AI better at finding skin cancer than doctors

With each iteration, it learned patterns of features characteristic of malignant and benign tumors, becoming increasingly better at differentiating between the two. Well, in diagnosing skin cancer per...

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Allegran recalls birth control pills packaged in reverse order

Allegran recalls birth control pills packaged in reverse order

If you've received a sample pack of Taytulla birth control pills from your doctor in recent months, beware: the manufacturer put the placebo pills in the wrong place. The company says there's a pack...

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The Latest Superfood Trend Is Cockroach Milk

Scientists only have a few days to work with, as mother cockroaches only begin lactating for their young at around 40 days old. "Notably, the crystalline cockroach-milk proteins are highly heterog...

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Pacific Beetle

Pacific Beetle "Cockroach Milk" The New Superfood — Superfood Trend

This was first discovered in 2016. As such, this might end up being a pretty expensive product, although even a sprinkle of cockroach milk in protein drinks could still be good. A South African co...

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Vaccinations for Ebola begin in Congo town

Vaccinations for Ebola begin in Congo town

It would be impractical and counter-productive to ask security guards, who are not equipped with protective gear, to forcibly restrain patients, said Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pa...

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Nipah Virus: A suspected case found in Goa, patient quarantined

Nipah Virus: A suspected case found in Goa, patient quarantined

He also ruled out the need to notify authorities about the patient's co-passengers. Rajo said there were social media reports to the effect that some cases of Nipah had been detected in Meghalaya, b...

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Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit

The problem lies in the fact that while these supplements have always been used to treat nutrient deficiencies in patients, this has now been replaced by companies claiming they will provide greater l...

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Nagaland: Advisory on Nipah virus issued; ‘Be aware, alert’, says Vety Dept

While the fruit eating bats, also called flying fox, is said to be the natural host of this virus which also affects animals such as pigs, dogs and horses, and can be spread to humans and cause seriou...

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A summery Memorial Day, watch your local Storm Team forecast

A summery Memorial Day, watch your local Storm Team forecast

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the Suwannee River in the Big Bend area of Florida to the Mississippi/Alabama border. It is forecast to drop as much as 30cm (12in) of rain across MS to w...

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It’s a wet beginning to Memorial Day, but skies may clear up

It’s a wet beginning to Memorial Day, but skies may clear up

We'll wake up to lots of clouds on Monday , but we should be rain-free. Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. MEMORIAL DAY: Our thunderstorm chances now look to subside for Memorial Day ,...

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Sleeping in on weekends could save your life

Sleeping in on weekends could save your life

It can give you heart problems or hurt your waistline , and it can leave you anxious and depressed . "The mortality rate among participants with short sleep during weekdays, but long sleep d...

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West Virginia Officials Recommend Hepatitis A Vaccinations For Food Service Workers

West Virginia Officials Recommend Hepatitis A Vaccinations For Food Service Workers

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources ( DHHR ) is requesting that the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department provide hepatitis A vaccination clinics for restaurant and food servic...

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Couples who eat seafood-rich diet tend to get pregnant faster

Couples who eat seafood-rich diet tend to get pregnant faster

Now the researchers are not sure what causes this positive link between fish and conception (and no, they say that it isn't just that the couples are having sex more). 'Seafood intake could be a mar...

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Your sports idols took the Fitness Challenge

Your sports idols took the Fitness Challenge

Dressed in formals, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Olympic medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore posted a video on Twitter doing ten push-ups without puffing or grunting. "Coolest l...

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Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

However, research has often overlooked what happens on your days off, said sleep researcher Torbjörn Åkerstedt , co-author of a study published in the Journal of Sleep Research . Study participant...

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Nebraska troopers seize 118 pounds of fentanyl during traffic stop

Nebraska troopers seize 118 pounds of fentanyl during traffic stop

The Nebraska State Patrol seized nearly 120 pounds of the drug fentanyl, which is the largest bust in the state's history and one of the largest in the country. "We can't even extrapolate out the nu...

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