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Could an Early Dinner Lower Risk of Some Cancers?

Jul 19, 2018 , WebMD
People who ate their evening meal before 9 p.m. or waited at least two hours after supper before going to sleep had a 20 percent lower cancer risk than those who ate supper after 10 p.m. or those who ate and went to bed soon after, according to a new...
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Experimental blood test could detect skin cancer early

Jul 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy....
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Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even the country's leaders, spotlighting national anxieties about unaffordable hospital care....
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Magnetized Wire Could Be Used To Detect Cancer In People

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A magnetic wire used to snag scarce and hard-to-capture tumor cells could prove to be a swift and effective tactic for early cancer detection, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The wire, which is threaded into a vein, attracts special magnetic nanopa......
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Janssen funds cancer study using Vital Connect, physIQ tech

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Vital Connect and physIQ are teaming up with the Haga Teaching Hospital in the Netherlands to conduct a study on how wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence can augment care for cancer patients undergoing treatment. Specifically, the study — which is funded by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals — is looking to see how the technology can detect adverse events in cancer treatment early...
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Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?

Jul 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2018 12:00:00...
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An earlier dinner may lower your risk of some cancers

Jul 19, 2018 , CNN Health
People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found....
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Field Of Psychology Self-Evaluates As Foundational Experiments Keep Getting Overturned

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There have been several attacks recently on the "classic" experiments that help make up the way we think about human behavior. In other news: cognitive tests, cancer treatments, eye infections, prion disease, ICUs and more....
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Rural Hospitals Closing At Dangerous Rate For Pregnant Women Stuck Hundreds Of Miles From Care

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers estimate that fewer than half of the country’s rural counties still have a hospital that offers obstetric care. “We can’t keep a hospital. What is our community coming to?” Kela Abernathy said. In other women's health news, a judge rules in favor of the Trump administration over its proposed funding rules for the family-planning program, and many women treated for early-stage breast cancer aren't getting the recommended follow-up care....
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Wide variation in follow-up care for women with low-risk breast cancer

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The kind of imaging U.S. women receive after treatment for non-metastatic breast cancer can vary widely, a new study finds....
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Hidden Blood in Feces Can Signal More Than Cancer

Jul 18, 2018 , WebMD
Blood in your stool, even if it's not visible, can be a sign of a number of potentially deadly conditions, including circulatory, respiratory, digestive, blood, hormonal or neuropsychological diseases, researchers in Scotland...
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Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Death rates from liver cancer increased 43% for American adults from 2000 to 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. The increase comes even as mortality for all cancers combined has declined....
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HPV Shot Rids 97-Year-Old of Advanced Skin Cancer

Jul 18, 2018 , WebMD
On a hunch, a doctor injected the Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, directly into the tumors of a woman with advanced skin cancer. The tumors disappeared. Nobody thinks it should be standard treatment, but it will spur more...
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China heart drug sold globally may have had impurity since 2012

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
A common blood pressure and heart drug manufactured in bulk by a Chinese company and sold worldwide may have contained an impurity linked to cancer since 2012, European regulators said on Tuesday....
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Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy....
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Cancer Drugs Drive Johnson & Johnson's Latest Quarter

Jul 18, 2018 , Forbes
Johnson & Johnson reported second quarter earnings...
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An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found....
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A 5-year-old died from cancer but wrote his own obituary

Jul 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Garrett Michael Matthias was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer nine months ago, but wrote his own obituary full of things he loved....
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An Aspirin A Day? Not So Fast

Jul 17, 2018 , Forbes
Daily, low-dose aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and several types of cancer. Now, though, a new study shows that a one-dose-fits-all regimen doesn't work for everyone. People who weigh over 70 kg (154 lbs) should reconsider their daily...
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Testosterone Research Brings New Hope For Cancer Patients

Jul 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20% of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia, which in cancer patients is often characterized by a rapid and/or severe loss of fat and skeletal muscle. Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore, prof......
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