Oncology & Cancer

Gene identified in increasing pancreatic cancer risk

Mutations in the ATM gene may increase the hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer, according to data published in Cancer Discovery, the newest journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Microbiologists discover how cavity-causing microbes invade heart

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered the tool that bacteria normally found in our mouths use to invade heart tissue, causing a dangerous and sometimes lethal infection of the heart known as endocarditis. The work ...

Health

Experts urge evaluation of diet at routine check-ups

The time has come for routine health care visits to include some form of dietary assessment and counseling, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular ...

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