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Glyphosate under fire from San Francisco to Sri Lanka

Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's weedkiller Roundup, is the subject of fierce controversy across the globe and is classified by the ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mental health state associated with higher death rates for prostate and urological cancers

Patients with prostate, bladder or kidney cancers are at greater risk of dying if they have had psychiatric care prior to the cancer treatment. In addition, patients with these cancers show ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists identify compounds in coffee which may inhibit prostate cancer

For the first time, scientists have identified compounds found in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. This is a pilot study, carried out on drug-resistant cancer cells in ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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Drinking hot tea linked with elevated risk of esophageal cancer

Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association using prospectively and objectively measured ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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The story of GARP: a potential target for cancer immunotherapy

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women. Despite significant advances in therapies for this particular cancer, the five-year survival rate ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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Active substance from plant slows down aggressive eye cancer

An active substance that has been known for 30 years could unexpectedly turn into a ray of hope against eye tumors. This is shown by a study conducted by researchers from the Universities of ...

5 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Skin diseases are more common than we think

Skin diseases are ranked as the fourth most common cause of human illness, but many affected people do not consult a physician. A new Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Researchers find a new mechanism by which cells can sense oxygen with applications in cancer treatment

Researchers from the University of Oulu and Harvard University have found a previously unknown mechanism by which cells in the body sense oxygen. Lack of oxygen had a direct influence on the ...

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Androgen receptor, a target for prostate cancer treatment, imports into mitochondria and plays a novel role

Androgens, commonly known as male hormones, stimulate prostate cancer cells to grow. Thus, many of the drugs to target that cancer focus on stopping androgen biosynthesis or blocking the androgen ...

Tue 19 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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Breast density assessment varies greatly by screening method and race

Fewer women are assigned to a dense breast category when evaluated with advanced mammographic screening technologies compared to standard digital mammography, according to a new study published ...

Tue 19 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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