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Catastrophic Lack Of Sleep Killing Us – Expert

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  • October 3, 2017
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A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert says. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley, said that sleep deprivation affected “every aspect of our biology” and was widespread in modern society….

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Turning 50 and Taking Cancer off Your Mind

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  • April 2, 2016
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PREVENTION & TREATMENT Has someone you know just hit the big 5-0? This milestone birthday requires more than just a memorable birthday gift; it also calls for a colorectal cancer screening. A stark fact is that colorectal cancer appears all too often, in 5 percent of us, and usually has no symptoms. The good news…

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Cancer Research and Gut Bacteria

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  • March 14, 2016
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Top scientists at Roche Holding AG and AstraZeneca Plc are sizing up potential allies in the fight against cancer: the trillions of bacteria that live in the human body. “Five years ago, if you had asked me about bacteria in your gut playing an important role in your systemic immune response, I probably would have…

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Signs You Could Have ‘Silent Reflux’

That chronic cough may not be what it seems. Does the thought of a plate full of pasta drenched in tomato sauce sound delicious or make you wince? For those living with heartburn, door No. 2 is typically true. An antacid may be a quick fix, but for many folks, that burning chest pain is…

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New Israeli Cancer Vaccine May Cure 90% of All Cancer Types in One Shoot

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  • June 29, 2015
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  Vaxil Biotherapeutics is developing a revolutionary new treatment for cancer called ImMucin. ImMucin is a new type of drug called a therapeutic vaccine. A therapeutic vaccine harnesses the power of the body’s immune system to fight cancer. A therapeutic vaccine teaches the body’s immune system to attack the ‘bad’ cancer cells — while the…

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Many Americans Aren’t Getting Cancer Screenings

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  • May 8, 2015
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Numbers are below national targets A new federal report shows a high number of Americans are not undergoing recommended screenings for colorectal, breast and cervical cancers. New data released Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows that in 2013, which is the latest data available, screening for the three cancers…

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African Diet May Lead Away From Colon Cancer

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  • May 5, 2015
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A change in diet for just two weeks alters gut bacteria in ways that may reduce risk of colon cancer, according to a new study in Nature Communications. Researchers asked 20 African-Americans in Pittsburgh and 20 rural South Africans to switch diets for two weeks. The Americans ate a traditional African diet, high in fiber…

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Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk

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  • April 15, 2015
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Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, researchers say MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new breath test may one day help spot the earliest signs of stomach cancer, a small trial from Israel suggests. This novel technology senses small changes in the levels of particular compounds in exhaled breath,…

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Colorectal Cancer Tests

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  • March 23, 2015
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A colorectal cancer screening is the most important way to prevent colorectal cancer, there are lifestyle changes that can reduce your risk for polyps and colorectal cancer.

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Missed Colorectal Cancers Usually Have Subtle Appearance

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  • January 28, 2015
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By Caroline Helwick June 10, 2011 (Chicago, Illinois) — Reasons for the occurrence of interval colorectal cancers (CRCs) have been unclear, but a study from the Netherlands establishes that most such lesions have a subtle macroscopic appearance, in that they are primarily small and flat, and are easy to miss on follow-up colonoscopy. The findings…