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Study debunks link between moderate drinking and longer life

Probably everyone has heard the conventional wisdom that a glass of wine a day is good for you—or you've heard some variation of it. The problem is that it's based on flawed scientific research, according to a new report ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer risk from pesticides comparable to smoking in some cases, study finds

In modern day agriculture, pesticides are essential to ensure high enough crop yields and food security. These chemicals, however, can adversely affect plant and animal life as well as the people exposed to them.

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Immunology

Newly identified immune cell switch could control inflammation

Cornell researchers have identified a switch that regulates inflammation caused by an immune response, a finding that could one day help clinicians control inflammation-related conditions such as autoimmune, cardiovascular ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers uncover how colorectal cancer cells colonize the liver

In cases where cancer is fatal, 9 out of 10 times the culprit is metastasis. This is when the primary tumor has sent out cells, like seeds, and invaded other organs of the body. While medicine has made great progress in treating ...