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HEAVY HEARTS: Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore dies after cancer battle

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:11:00 +0200

Former James Bond star, Sir Roger Moore, has died aged 89. The actor passed away in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer, his family confirmed in a statement. The announcement came on Moore's official Twitter account and said "with the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today.



UK biotech boasts Europe's best pipeline as Brexit threat looms

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:10:00 +0200

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biotech sector boasts the strongest new drug pipeline in Europe but industry leaders say it needs continued access to global talent, funding and regulatory clarity to thrive in the future – all of which could be jeopardised by Brexit.



08:49 Just one alcoholic drink a day increases risk of breast cancer, study says

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:08:00 +0200

AKIPRESS.COM - Researchers have long known that having one too many Now, a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research reveals just how much of a risk daily drinking might pose for both premenopausal and postmenopausal women, reported.



Cancer treatment comes slowest to those in Hawke's Bay and Whanganui

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:07:00 +0200

Cancer patients in Hawke's Bay and Whanganui were more likely to receive slower treatment than patients in almost any other region around New Zealand. The Ministry of Health's league tables, released on Tuesday, map the performance of the country's 20 district health boards in six key areas for the first three months of 2017.



Sir Peter Blake’s boat coming home

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:07:00 +0200

"I put a picture of Peter inside the boat, so he is with us, always, everywhere," he says. "When our family bought this boat from Pippa, we gave our word we would continue to do the work this boat was made for - science, education, communication and policy work for the United Nations. We are continuing what Peter did for, sadly, such a short time.



Keeping up with KU: St. Luke’s signs cancer trial agreement

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:05:00 +0200

St. Luke’s Health System has signed an agreement with Washington University in St. Louis that will allow patients access to clinical trials through the university’s National Cancer Institute-supported research. The agreement with the university’s Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center puts St.



This Simple Blood Test Can Predict Cancer as Accurately as a Lump in The Breast

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:00:00 +0200

A common blood test has shown to be just as accurate in predicting any type of cancer as a lump is for breast cancer, and researchers say it's the most promising detection method for cancer in 30 years. A high number of platelets (tiny blood cells that help wounds clot) have been linked to an....



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:59:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Mobile breast screening unit moves to new home

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:59:00 +0200

MOBILE breast screening services for women in Bradford are on the move to a new home. The mobile unit run by the Pennine Breast Screening Service which has been based at St Luke’s Hospital in the city,will be moving to the car park of the Inspire Bradford Business Park just behind Community Hospital.



Dog that escaped BluePearl hospital found safe 16 mins ago

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:56:00 +0200

TAMPA, Fla. - UPDATE (May 23) | The search for the dog with cancer that escaped the BluePearl Tampa hospital on May 18 has come to an end. According to the hospital's Facebook page, Shelby was found resting underneath a car at a dealership on the intersection of Linebaugh and Dale Mabry.



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:49:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Pacific artists fundraise for child cancer work

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:45:00 +0200

Ten artists from New Zealand and around the Pacific are doing their part to help doctors travel around the region for child cancer. Among them are Tongan artists Glen Wolfgramm, Visesio Siasau and Fijiian artist Joshua Toganivalu. Orexart gallery's Pacific Currents exhibition in Auckland is....



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:38:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:36:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



'What we do is determined by national interest'

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:34:00 +0200

If people can lobby me for making changes in policies that goes against the country’s interest, I won’t keep myself in this position, says the vice chairman of NITI Aayog. NITI Aayog, the government’s policy analysis and formulation arm, has come under some criticism on recent stands it has taken, with some alleging a bias on corporate interests.



Opposition threatens to spike firefighter bill over cancer compensation clause

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:28:00 +0200

"There's no guarantee [the legislation] will pass the upper house," Mr Guy said. If Labor had introduced a standalone presumptive cancer bill it would pass the parliament this week, he said, "Everyone appears to support it," he said. He accused the government of "playing politics" with firefighters' health by combining the two bills.



Co-Chairs, Moderators and Speakers short biographies

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:27:00 +0200

Scientific Advice Mechanism Secure digital identities for the Digital Single Market in Europe A workshop of the High Level Group (HLG) of Scientific Advisors of the European Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) 25 -26 October 2016 Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania SHORT....



Cybersecurity, 2nd Scientific Opinion

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:27:00 +0200

On Friday, 28 April 2017, the Chair of the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, submitted to the European Commission the Group’s Explanatory Note on New techniques in agricultural biotechnology, following the request of Vytenis Andriukaitis, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.



Food safety

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:27:00 +0200

EU food policy comprises: comprehensive legislation on food & animal feed safety & food hygiene; sound scientific advice on which to base decisions; enforcement & checks. Where specific consumer protection is justified, there may be special rules on: use of pesticides, food supplements, colourings,....



Local 2 hour ago 8:57 p.m. Va. teen takes 92-year-old grandma to prom after cancer diagnosis

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:25:00 +0200

FREDERICKSBURG, VA (WUSA9) - A teen from Fredericksburg, Va. took his 92-year-old grandmother to his high school prom on Saturday after she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Stephen, 17, took his grandmother as his prom date to Stafford High School's prom.



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:22:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Tuesday - May 23, 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:22:00 +0200

Monheim/Denver, May 23, 2017 – Bayer is committed to helping farmers worldwide keep weeds off their fields and fight weed resistance. That is what company representatives said at the Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge in Denver, Colorado from May 14-18, 2017, where over 300 experts met to discuss the global issue of herbicide resistance.



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:21:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Beef is very unhealthy to eat due to research evidences

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:21:00 +0200

Dr Hector Perera London. However much it is stated that beef is unhealthy to eat due to a number of reasons, still people eat beef in their daily diet. It may be in the form of beef burgers, also called hamburgers, stakes, roast or cooked. The number of reasons why beef is unhealthy to eat are far too many to mention here but a few are as follows.



Tech & Science

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:15:00 +0200

Amazon may soon be taking its futuristic grocery store concept to the U.K., after it trademarked the slogan “No Queue, no checkout. (No, seriously.)” Hong Kong police arrested the Uber drivers after an undercover operation suspecting them of illegally driving a car for hire.



Terumo BCT Joins CANCER-ID Consortium

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:11:00 +0200

Public-private partnership aims to standardize and clinically validate blood-based biomarkers. LAKEWOOD, Colo. May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â Terumo BCT , a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, today announced it has joined CANCER-ID , a public-private....



Gainers & Losers Of May 23: GLYC, PBYI, SGMO, CERS, AGLE...

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:08:00 +0200

WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of May 23, 2017. GAINERS 1. GlycoMimetics Inc. (GLYC) Gained 20.35% to close Tuesday's (May 23) trading at $13.25, gaining more than what it lost yesterday.



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:04:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Tech & Science

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:04:00 +0200

Amazon may soon be taking its futuristic grocery store concept to the U.K., after it trademarked the slogan “No Queue, no checkout. (No, seriously.)” Hong Kong police arrested the Uber drivers after an undercover operation suspecting them of illegally driving a car for hire.



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:03:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Alienation and Exile: Origin Stories of Indonesia's Bajo Tribe

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:02:00 +0200

French linguist Philippe Grangé presented his latest findings on Indonesia's Sama-Bajau tribe's origins at Institut Francais d'Indonésie (IFI) in Jakarta on Wednesday (17/05). (Photo courtesy of IFI Jakarta) Jakarta . French linguist Philippe Grangé revealed his findings on the origins of the....



Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 +0200

NEW YORK (CNN) — Throughout the summer, consumers struggle with how to best protect their skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But which products are the safest? A new report released Tuesday by the Environmental Working Group claims that 73 percent of the 880 sunscreens it tested don't work as....



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:58:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Waist size could predict risk of developing cancer

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:57:00 +0200

The amount of fat around a person’s waist may provide a clue to their likelihood of developing cancer, research suggests. Adding 11cm to the waistline, equivalent to two dress sizes, increased the risk of developing an obesity-related cancer by 13 per cent.



Opposition threatens to spike firefighter bill over cancer compensation clause

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:56:00 +0200

Plans to ring-fence the state government's controversial fire service reforms by linking them to firefighters' cancer compensation payments could be torpedoed in the upper house. Opposition Leader Matthew Guy warned there would be a highly divisive political fight about splitting the CFA.



Healthy Living

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:54:00 +0200

By Joy Sewing Jessamyn Stanley isn't some type of unicorn, although as she travels the country, many people are just as surprised to see her. She's a "fat," black lesbian who teaches yoga. Yes, she calls herself fat ... Jessamyn Stanley isn't some type of unicorn, although as she travels the country, many people are just as surprised to see her.



Maritime affairs and fisheries

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:52:00 +0200

The livelihoods of many EU citizens depend on the sea and its resources – fish, of course, but also energy from offshore wind parks and oil and gas fields. The EU's merchant fleet depends on the world's oceans for trade. Coastal areas are magnets for tourists - another source of livelihoods.



SAM Secretariat Updates

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:52:00 +0200

On Monday 12th December, the SAM Unit welcomed 50 noted female scientists from universities in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, accompanied by Svenja Schulze the NRW Minister for Innovation, Science and Research (MIWF). This was part of an all day visit to DG RTD to learn more about ongoing....



Agri-environmental indicator - consumption of pesticides

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:52:00 +0200

, Denmark, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden and the United Kingdom (see Table 1). 'Fungicides and bactericides’ were the most sold pesticides in 2014 in countries for which data were available.



Speech 12 May 2017 HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY: LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING AHEAD – BUSINESS CIRCLE LUNCHEON OF THE OFFICIAL SPANISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN BELGIUM AND LUXEMBOURG – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – 12 MAY 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:52:00 +0200

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY. Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here today to address the Spanish Chamber of Commerce. Thank you for your kind invitation. My portfolio of Health and Food Safety is certainly a broad canvas. I therefore propose today to focus on a limited range of topics which I hope will be of interest to you.



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:52:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:51:00 +0200

West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of cancer, asthma and birth defects among people living near large-scale coal mines. Representatives of Coal River Mountain Watch, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy....



Opposition threatens to spike firefighter bill over cancer compensation clause

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:43:00 +0200

Plans to ring-fence the state government's controversial fire service reforms by linking them to firefighters' cancer compensation payments could be torpedoed in the upper house. Opposition Leader Matthew Guy warned there would be a highly divisive political fight about splitting the CFA.



Gainers & Losers Of May 23: GLYC, PBYI, SGMO, CERS, AGLE...

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:39:00 +0200

The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of May 23, 2017. GAINERS. 1. GlycoMimetics Inc. ( Gained 20.35% to close Tuesday's (May 23) trading at $13.25, gaining more than what it lost yesterday. News: No news.



GM Mustard: With new minister in charge, environment ministry indicating decision may be in the affirmative

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:35:00 +0200

Environment minister Harsh Vardhan has said that he needs to study the issues relating to GM mustard before taking a decision on its commercial use— the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) gave its approval on May 11 — but his ministry is, once again, indicating the decision might be in the affirmative.



Final call for entries for the Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:25:00 +0200

HONG KONG May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewellery designers all over the world have until 31 May 2017 to submit their entries for the inaugural Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition. To view the full multimedia release, click here: Â Â Â Â Â Organised by JNA and CJNA http://www.



Gainers & Losers Of May 23: GLYC, PBYI, SGMO, CERS, AGLE...

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:25:00 +0200

GAINERS. 1. GlycoMimetics Inc. (GLYC) Gained 20.35% to close Tuesday's (May 23) trading at $13.25, gaining more than what it lost yesterday. News: No news. Recent event: On May 23, the Company announced that it intends to offer and sell, subject to market conditions, 6 million shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.



Just one alcoholic drink a day increases risk of breast cancer, study claims

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:23:00 +0200

Updated 44 minutes ago. Just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise such as running and bicycling reduces it, according to an expansive review of research on the effects of diet, nutrition and physical activity on the disease.



Novogen (ASX:NRT) talks cancer therapy portfolio

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:06:00 +0200

Novogen Limited (ASX:NRT) is a biotech company focused on the development of new cancer therapies. We’re listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and also on NASDAQ (NVGN). And although our company has been around for a number of years in different guises, we’ve largely reconfigured the company....



Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89 after cancer battle

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:59:00 +0200

The actor, author and UNICEF Goodwill ambassador passed following a brief battle with cancer. There will be a private funeral held in Monaco, his family said on Tuesday. Moore is survived by three children and his wife, Kristina Tholstrup. Here’s their announcement: Moore was the third Bond on the....



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:23:00 +0200

(RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds. Exercises like running and fast bicycling reduce the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers, according to the study by the....



New study finds a high blood platelet count is ‘strong predictor’ of cancer

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:16:00 +0200

UK researchers have found that having a high blood platelet count can help predict who will go on to be diagnosed cancer. — Reuters pic LONDON, May 24 — A new UK study has revealed the first new strong indicator of cancer in 30 years, finding that having a high blood platelet count can predict who....



Roger Moore, James Bond Actor, Dies of Cancer Aged 89

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:11:00 +0200

Former James Bond star, Sir Roger Moore, died Tuesday in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced. A message shared on the actor’s official Twitter account read: “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today (Tuesday).



Gene variants could explain high Maori gout rates

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:06:00 +0200

Scientists have revealed gene variants that could help explain why Maori and Pacific people have the highest rates of gout in the world. The painful and debilitating arthritic disease, which involves uric acid crystals forming in body joints and soft tissues, often in areas such as the big toe,....



Cropping Monsanto’s patent rights

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:05:00 +0200

The agriculture ministry is not reconciled to the grip which Monsanto has on the Indian cottonseed industry owing to the immense preference for its patented, genetically-modified (GM) bollworm-resistance traits. On May 16, Additional Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta intervened in a dispute between....



Makeup is better than sunscreen to reduce skin cancer

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:04:00 +0200

Wearing MAKE UP is 'better than using sunscreen alone' in reducing risk of skin cancer, research shows... and dark lipstick offers more protection than gloss New research suggests applying make up is a brilliant way to anti-age the skin; The Australasian College of Dermatologists presented this....



9 Investigates Doctors: Tanning beds contribute to rise in skin cancer in young females

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:04:00 +0200

Doctors: Tanning beds contribute to rise in skin cancer in young females. Dermatologists are reporting more cases of skin cancer in younger, female patients, and they blame tanning beds for some of those cases. said women who use tanning beds before the age of 30 are six times as likely to develop melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.



Makeup is better than sunscreen to reduce skin cancer

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:04:00 +0200

Wearing MAKE UP is 'better than using sunscreen alone' in reducing risk of skin cancer, research shows... and dark lipstick offers more protection than gloss New research suggests applying make up is a brilliant way to anti-age the skin; The Australasian College of Dermatologists presented this....



Former vice president hails new Buffett Cancer Center as global leader in fight for cure

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:02:00 +0200

“This is about minutes, this is about days, this is about weeks,” Biden told a crowd of 500 gathered on the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus for the center's dedication. Minor scientific breakthroughs can extend time for those patients, Biden said, but too often the researchers and....



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:59:00 +0200

(RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds. Exercises like running and fast bicycling reduce the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers, according to the study by the....



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:58:00 +0200

A woman who drinks as little as one small alcoholic drink a day increases her risk of getting cancer, a new study says. (Source: Meditations/Pixabay) (RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds.



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:49:00 +0200

A woman who drinks as little as one small alcoholic drink a day increases her risk of getting cancer, a new study says. (Source: Meditations/Pixabay) (RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds.



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:48:00 +0200

A woman who drinks as little as one small alcoholic drink a day increases her risk of getting cancer, a new study says. (Source: Meditations/Pixabay) (RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds.



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:48:00 +0200

(RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds. Exercises like running and fast bicycling reduce the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers, according to the study by the....



Breast cancer linked to one alcoholic drink

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:47:00 +0200

(RNN) - A woman increases her breast cancer risk by drinking one small alcoholic drink a day and can decrease it with vigorous exercise, a new study finds. Exercises like running and fast bicycling reduce the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers, according to the study by the....



Liver cirrhosis can be managed with detoxification

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:44:00 +0200

Oladapo Ashiru. One cannot live without a properly functioning liver. The liver is one of the largest organs in the body, and the most exposed to toxins as the liver works to keep us healthy. It converts food into substances needed for life and growth, it stores glycogen and amino acids, and it performs protein, fat and carbohydrate metabolism.



Local Inspirational speaker fights to beat oral cancer Inspirational speaker fights to beat oral cancer PORTLAND, Ore. -- As a public speaker, author, radio host and international philanthropist, Vicky Trabosh spent her life using her voice to inspire others to use theirs. Local

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:37:00 +0200

PORTLAND, Ore. -- As a public speaker, author, radio host and international philanthropist, Vicky Trabosh spent her life using her voice to inspire others to use theirs. In 2014, her path appeared to change. Vicky developed a tumor the size of a golf ball inside her upper lip and was diagnosed with oral cancer.



Alberta Health Services hires youth cancer support worker — a first for Western Canada

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:26:00 +0200

Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Cancer Foundation have hired Western Canada's first adolescent and young adult (AYA) patient navigator to work with young cancer patients. Four years ago, Ricki-Lee Hildebrand, 22, was diagnosed with bone cancer in her knee.



New insights gained into genetics of gout in Māori and Pacific people

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:23:00 +0200

Source: University of Otago. Headline: New insights gained into genetics of gout in Māori and Pacific people. Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:31am Professor Tony Merriman Newly identified gene variants contribute to explaining why Māori and Pacific people have the highest rates worldwide of gout, the....



FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Pancreatic Cancers with Mismatch Repair Deficiency

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:22:00 +0200

BETHPAGE, N.Y. May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented, fast-tracked review, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of pembrolizumab (anti-PDI) immunotherapy for patients with advanced pancreatic cancers who have a defect in their capacity to repair DNA.



New Lymph Node Mapping breast cancer

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:15:00 +0200

ALEXANDRIA, VA. (WUSA9) - Has the cancer spread? That's the fear for anyone who is fighting breast cancer. But a new procedure called Spy Phi is helping to answer the question and save lives. "This is the area of the body where the lymph nodes are underneath the arm," said breast cancer surgeon Dr.



Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:12:00 +0200

Sammanfattning : The work presented in this thesis focuses on interactions between nucleic-acids in biological systems, particularly interactions of the promising drug-candidate peptide nucleic acid (PNA), and on protein-DNA intermediates during recombination.



Do you feel safer smoking light cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher! 24-May-17

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:06:00 +0200

Since time immemorial, tobacco has been known for its harmful effects on our health and has been linked to diseases like cancer as well as untimely deaths. According to the US Centres for Disease Control & Prevention, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the....



Study: Daily glass of wine or beer can increase breast cancer risk by nearly 10%

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:04:00 +0200

from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) reveals that just one drink a day on average can boost a woman’s chances of getting breast cancer no matter her age. The findings, however, are not a monolith; the alcohol poses a different level of risk for women depending on their stage of life.



Oncolytics Biotech® Announces Proposed Public Offering

Wed, 24 May 2017 01:55:00 +0200

CALGARY May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (Oncolytics or the Company) (TSX:ONC) (OTCQX:ONCYF) today announced that it will undertake a public offering (the "Offering") of securities of the Company ("Securities"). The Offering will be effected pursuant to a prospectus supplement....



FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Pancreatic Cancers with Mismatch Repair Deficiency

Wed, 24 May 2017 01:55:00 +0200

BETHPAGE, N.Y. May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented, fast-tracked review, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of pembrolizumab (anti-PDI) immunotherapy for patients with advanced pancreatic cancers who have a defect in their capacity to repair DNA.



30-tonne adulterated honey seized in raid

Wed, 24 May 2017 01:54:00 +0200

LAHORE. Punjab Food Authority (PFA) seized 30 tonnes of adulterated honey from a factory of a famous herbal company on Tuesday after which it was decided that all honey manufacturers will be checked. The PFA officials said the raid was carried out late at night under the supervision of PFA director general in Manawan area.