Cardiology

Heavy cannabis use linked to CVD mortality in women

Heavy cannabis use is associated with a significantly increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among women, according to a study published online June 6 in JAMA Network Open.

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer: Protein identified to reduce tumor growth

As prostate cancer progresses, it becomes increasingly aggressive and can metastasize. In this form, the tumor is difficult to treat, which is reflected in high mortality rates: Worldwide, the malignant disease of the prostate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Multicancer early detection tests for cancer diagnosis

Cancer remains one of the most formidable public health challenges, causing significant mortality globally. In 2022 alone, there were approximately 19.3 million new cancer diagnoses and 10 million cancer-related deaths worldwide. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Projected estimates of cancer in Canada in 2024: Study

The number of cancer cases and deaths in Canada is expected to increase because of a growing and aging population, but the overall rates of people being diagnosed with and dying from cancer will continue to decline, according ...

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