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The war over coffee: Should cups carry cancer warnings?

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is set to overturn a controversial recent court decision that proposed all coffee shops and makers in the state ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their epidemiological study is published ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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Gene testing could identify men with prostate cancer who may benefit from immunotherapy

Scientists have identified a pattern of genetic changes that could pick out men with advanced prostate cancer who are likely to benefit from immunotherapy.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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African-Americans less likely to get recommended statin therapy

(HealthDay)—African-Americans are less likely than whites to be treated with statins or to receive a statin at guideline-recommended intensity, according to a study published online June 13 ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers find combination can enhance ipilimumab immunotherapy

Using a targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity could improve cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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Exercise may lower mortality in adult survivors of childhood CA

(HealthDay)—For adult survivors of childhood cancer, vigorous exercise in early adulthood is associated with reduced risk of mortality, according to a study published online June 3 in JAMA ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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Liver cancer a big threat to U.S., other developed nations

(HealthDay)—Liver cancer cases in several developed countries have doubled in the past 25 years, due to the continuing obesity epidemic and a spike in hepatitis infections, new research suggests.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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Study questions the benefits of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening in men

Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm—swelling of the major artery in the abdomen, which can cause sudden death if it ruptures—may not substantially reduce deaths from the condition, according ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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Targeted therapy in patients with PIK3CA-related overgrowth syndrome

Dr. Guillaume Canaud at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital and his team recently demonstrated the efficacy of a specific inhibitor called BYL719 in a cohort of 19 patients suffering from congenital ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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3-D imaging and computer modeling capture breast duct development

Working with hundreds of time-lapse videos of mouse tissue, a team of biologists joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3-D computer model to show precisely ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Medical Xpress

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