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Researchers found that combining a common drug for diabetes and a high blood pressure medication could possibly treat cancer. The researchers reported that this drug combination helped target specific cancer cells. One of the drugs is metformin, which is commonly… Read More
Melanoma – skin cancer – rates are climbing in the U.S., according to latest research findings. This year’s estimates for melanoma cases are at one in every 54 Americans. In 2009, it was estimated at one in every 58. Overall,… Read More
A new study has found that where a person lives may determine how they die. The study found those residing along the Mississippi river are at a higher risk of death by heart problems compared to other areas in the… Read More
New research suggests that consuming a handful of nuts a day can greatly benefit your health. The study found that eating 20 grams of nuts daily lowers the risk of developing various conditions.
Heart disease risk was found to be… Read More
A jury in St. Louis has come to a consensus against Johnson & Johnson on the issue of baby powder being associated with ovarian cancer. The multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the company was started by a woman who suggested she used… Read More
A new study has found there is a high usage of antidepressants after cancer. The study uncovered that treatment for depression and anxiety is twice as high among American cancer survivors, compared to the general population.
The researchers looked at… Read More
Additional evidence has come to light linking obesity to liver cancer. The study found that a larger waistline, high body mass index, and type 2 diabetes increase a person’s risk for liver cancer.
Coauthor Peter Campbell said, “We found… Read More
Combining a drug called daratumumab with the standard myeloma treatment may improve outcomes, according to new research findings. The study found that 43 percent of patients given daratumumab had a complete response, meaning, they had no signs of cancer left.… Read More
Schizophrenia patients are more likely to develop dementia and less likely to develop cancer, compared to people without the mental disorder. The researchers followed over 30,000 older adults for a decade and concluded that dementia rates were higher among people… Read More
Heart failure after the first heart attack may raise the risk of cancer. Heart failure is a condition in which the heart becomes weakened as a result of damage and its functionality becomes limited. If the heart is unable to… Read More
We don’t usually think much about our eye color. Many people favor blue eyes, and some of us may try contacts to change our eye color if we aren’t happy with what we’ve got. Regardless, eye color rarely comes across… Read More
Did you know that your height – or lack thereof – is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer? Well, research has shown that the shorter you are, the greater your risk of coronary heart disease… Read More
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