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Supercomputers Could Improve Cancer Diagnostics

Click for a full size image Supercomputers Could Improve Cancer Diagnostics by Shelley Littin Merging computer science and immunology could improve cancer diagnostics by up to 100 times the accuracy of conventional tests. In his State of the Union address …

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Evidence lacking about breast implant safety

Unclear evidence The question of whether silicone gel breast implants are safe or linked to medical problems remains unresolved by current studies. Re-analysis and a new registry could help establish a more definitive record. Image: FDA/Wikimedia Commons Evidence lacking about …

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What Happens With Your Body When You Stop Smoking

What Happens With Your Body When You Stop Smoking? Probably many people know the dangers of smoking, but are not quitting this habit, because they choose more to enjoy in cigarettes, rather than worry about their health. And maybe more …

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Promising New Cancer Vaccine Developed

Promising New Cancer Vaccine Developed by Justine Alford Photo credit: Dantecat, via Wikimedia Commons. A team of researchers at the National Center for Tumor Diseases have developed a promising new vaccine designed to target a specific mutated protein that is …

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Parasitic Worm Discovered In Ancient Tomb

Parasitic Worm Discovered In Ancient Tomb Photo credit: David Williams, via Wikimedia Commons. Adult male schistosoma. Researchers have found evidence of a parasitic infection in the skeletal remains of an individual that lived between 6,500-6,000 years ago in an early …

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New Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s and Cancer

New Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s and Cancer Photo credit: Marvin 101 via Wikimedia Commons The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is just as it sounds: an incredibly selective permeable membrane that separates blood from the brain. While this does a great job …

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Violence puts wear and tear on kids’ DNA

Violence puts wear and tear on kids’ DNA Children who have experienced violence might really be older than their years. The DNA of 10-year-olds who experienced violence in their young lives has been found to show wear and tear normally …

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Eat These Superfoods To Lose Weight Easily

Eat These Superfoods To Lose Weight Easily Want to include foods to your weight loss program that will help you slim down and are considered super foods? What is a super food? Well it is so high in nutritional value …

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