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Melanoma: Keeping these molecules apart could stop cancer spread

Cancer - Τετ, 11/21/2018 - 19:00
Recent research suggests that stopping the proteins LRP1 and tPA from interacting could form the basis of a treatment to halt metastasis in melanoma.
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What an exotic fish can do for human heart health

Genetics - Τετ, 11/21/2018 - 17:00
A species of exotic freshwater fish has the ability to heal its own heart following heart injury. Researchers are trying to understand the mechanism.
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How aspirin and omega-3 may reduce cancer risk

Cancer - Τρί, 11/20/2018 - 18:00
A new clinical trial suggests that taking aspirin and an omega-3 fatty acid can decrease the number of precancerous growths in the colon.
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Suicide: Study finds 4 genes that may raise risk

Genetics - Τρί, 11/20/2018 - 17:00
A new study zooms in on four genetic variants that influence the likelihood of death by suicide. It also finds 207 genes that need further investigation.
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What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?

Cancer - Τρί, 11/20/2018 - 16:00
Learn about the health benefits of flaxseed oil, such as improved skin and cholesterol, decreased inflammation, and a reduced risk of diabetes. We also cover the potential risks of flaxseed oil, as well as how to use it.
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Pregnancy trimesters: A guide

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 11/20/2018 - 14:00
Pregnancy usually has three trimesters, lasting about 40 weeks from the first day of a woman’s last period. Each trimester comes with different symptoms. Learn more about each pregnancy trimester here.
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What does it mean to have stage 4 pancreatic cancer?

Cancer - Τρί, 11/20/2018 - 01:00
When pancreatic cancer has spread to other parts of the body, it is in stage 4. There is no cure for this type of cancer, but treatments can help improve life expectancy and the quality of life. Learn more here.
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What to know about ferritin blood tests for anemia

Hematology - Παρ, 11/16/2018 - 16:00
A ferritin blood test is a simple way to check a person's iron levels. In this article, we discuss normal, low, and high levels, what they mean, and how to alter blood ferritin levels.
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