Cancer’s origins revealed: Genetic imprints and signatures left by DNA-damaging processes that lead to cancer identified

Scientists have provided the first comprehensive genomic map of mutational processes that drive tumour development. Together, these mutational processes explain the majority of mutations found in 30 of the most common cancer types.

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ADHD and texting found to significantly impair teenage driving

ADHD and texting both significantly impair driving performance among teenagers, according to a new study. Researchers used a driving simulator to test the driving performance of 16- and 17-year-old drivers; approximately half of the study’s 61 particip…

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New patterns found in the genetic relationship of five major psychiatric disorders

An international consortium has shown for the first time evidence of substantial overlap of genetic risk factors shared between bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia and less overlap between those conditions and autism and atten…

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Successful treatment of triple negative breast cancer by modulation of the OGF-OGFr axis

Human triple-negative breast cancer can be treated by modulation of the opioid growth factor (OGF) – OGFr pathway. OGF suppresses cell growth by 20 percent within 24 hours in a receptor-mediated manner. Blockade of OGFr using low dosages of the opioid …

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Fish oil link to prostate cancer is nonsense – Lodi News-Sentinel

Fish oil link to prostate cancer is nonsenseLodi News-SentinelAnswer: My opinion is that headlines which suggest fish oils raise risk for prostate cancer are nonsense. Some people cannot even think their way around … An online service is needed to vi…

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New approach in the treatment of breast cancer

Scientists have discovered a new approach in the treatment of breast cancer that may reduce tumor growth and improve mortality.

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Breast cancer surgery linked to swollen arm syndrome

Breast cancer survivors who have extensive surgery are four times more likely to develop the debilitating disorder arm lymphoedema.

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New role for Tamoxifen in saving high-risk breast cancer patients

New research has revealed women with a strong genetic predisposition to breast cancer who take the cancer prevention tablet Tamoxifen after their first tumor have a substantially reduced risk of developing a new breast cancer.

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Does fish oil cause prostate cancer? – Willows Journal

TopNews Arab EmiratesDoes fish oil cause prostate cancer?Willows JournalA study was recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicating that consuming Omega 3 fats leads to an increased risk of prostate cancer. The news hit th…

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Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death – WebMD

Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer DeathWebMDA study of nearly 4,000 diabetic men found that those taking metformin when diagnosed with prostate cancer were less likely to die of the cancer or other causes compared to men using other diabetes …

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