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Mobile radiation causes no health risk: WHO expert

Mobile radiation causes no health risk: WHO expert

Dec 06, – Mobile towers and mobile phone radiations have no health risks and do not cause cancer, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert said on Thursday. ‘WHO studies have already proven that mobile phones do not affect human health. Cancer or brain tumour apart, it doesn’t cause even headaches or sleep disorder,” said radiation […]

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Eat Nuts, Live Longer?

Eat Nuts, Live Longer?

Nov 21, – If you like nuts — and it doesn’t seem to matter what kind is your personal favorite — you might be cutting your risk of early death by eating a handful of them every day. New research found that people who ate a 1-ounce serving of nuts each day showed a 20 […]

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Cancer vaccine developed to boost lifespan of patients

Cancer vaccine developed to boost lifespan of patients

Oct 31, – The vaccine, developed at the Institute of Clinical Immunology in the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences in Novosibirsk, has already successfully passed clinical tests, said institute’s director Vladimir Kozlov. Currently, it is being administered to patients by injection at the third and fourth stages of cancer. ”We are […]

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Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

Oct 13, – Injecting a local anesthetic into an area of the neck that communicates with the brain’s temperature regulation zone was associated with a 50 percent reduction in hot flashes among women with moderate to severe symptoms, the researchers reported. A shot in the neck may curb extreme hot flashes associated with menopause, a […]

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Mobile phones, towers do not cause cancer

Mobile phones, towers do not cause cancer

Sep 30, –  “Radiation from mobiles and mobile towers pose no threat to the health or cause cancer as it is commonly believed,” DMA president Anil Agarwal said at a press conference here. The Delhi Medical Association (DMA) Friday rubbished reports that radiation emitted from cell phones and their towers cause cancer. “The radiation waves […]

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Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Sep 21, – Parenting a chronically ill child can cause stress that affects the whole family. That’s the finding of researchers who reviewed 96 studies conducted in 12 countries between 1980 and 2012. The studies included families in which there were children up to age 21 with asthma, cancer, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, juvenile rheumatoid […]

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New treatment strategy for breast cancer spread to brain

New treatment strategy for breast cancer spread to brain

Aug 05, A combination of two new therapies already in clinical trials for the treatment of primary malignant brain tumors may also be effective in the treatment of breast cancer that has spread to the brain, according to US researchers. The team, from the University of California Los Angeles, demonstrated their new approach, which combines […]

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Many Young Breast Cancer Patients May Opt for a Mastectomy

Many Young Breast Cancer Patients May Opt for a Mastectomy

June 5, – Most young women with breast cancer choose to undergo a mastectomy, new research shows. The other option is to have a lumpectomy, a surgical procedure that removes the tumor and some surrounding healthy tissue, but spares most of the breast. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston said women dealing with […]

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As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer

As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer

May 26, – Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, but it’s also one of the most preventable, according to doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and experts note that you need to protect your skin […]

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