Lung Cancer

Can inhaled oxygen cause cancer?

The ancient physician/alchemist, Paracelsus, said: "The dose makes the poison." According to a new study published in PeerJ, even oxygen may fall prey to the above adage. While essential to human life, aspect ...

Jan 13, 2015
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Can haskap keep the doctor away?

Researchers at Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture believe what Hippocrates, the father of medicine, stated thousands of years before: "Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food."       ...

Jan 09, 2015
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Potential new tool to monitor radiotherapy side effects

For lung cancer that cannot be removed with surgery, radiotherapy is the primary treatment option. However, it is associated with a range of side effects, including fatigue and inflammation of the oesophagus and lungs.

Jan 07, 2015
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Brain circuit that regulates thirst identified

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