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Combination immunotherapy targets cancer resistance

Cancer immunotherapy drugs have had notable but limited success because in many cases, tumors develop resistance to treatment. But researchers at Yale and Stanford have identified an experimental antibody that overcomes this ...

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Decongestant 'highly effective' at starving cancer cells

Cancer researchers seeking non-toxic alternatives to harmful chemotherapy are reporting a highly significant result for a humble cold remedy. N-Acetyl cysteine (NAC) is routinely used as a dietary supplement and as a decongestant ...

Nov 21, 2017
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New health guidance on breast cancer

In their draft guidance, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said that postmenopausal women with a family history of breast cancer should now be offered the drug anastrozole, and not tamoxifen, to ...

Nov 21, 2017
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Women prefer getting mammograms every year

Women prefer to get their mammograms every year, instead of every two years, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Nov 21, 2017
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Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms

Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society ...

Nov 20, 2017
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Small decisions for smaller waistlines

'Tis the season for big decisions: what to get for gifts, and for whom. Where to eat and what. And each is connected to a gathering filled with merriment where your waistline tends to suffer from all the joy. This holiday ...

Scientists find key to regenerating blood vessels

A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. The ...

Rural women delay seeking help for domestic violence

As White Ribbon Day approaches, a study of Australian women in regional, rural and remote locations has shown they tend to experience longer periods of domestic violence than city women before accessing support services.

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