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Colorectal cancer ‘hotspots’ discovered in south as death rate among men rises

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Jun 29, 2020 … SALT LAKE CITY, Utah —  Although cancer survival rates are generally improving in the United States, doctors say cases of colorectal cancer are rising. A new study warns the disease is showing up more and more among men, and where one lives could play a big part in it. Charles R. Rogers of the Huntsman…

Eat Purple Potatoes To Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds

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Feb 26, 2018 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Enjoying a diet that includes plenty of vegetables is great for your health, but a daily dose of purple potatoes may help in the prevention colon cancer, according to a new study conducted on pigs. Understanding the compounds found in these foods and how they break down in the digestive tract could…

Simple and cheap test could help detect patients at risk for colorectal cancer

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Jan 19, 2021 … EXETER, United Kingdom — In the fight against cancer, one of the greatest weapons mankind has is early detection. A new study finds a simple and cheap test can help save lives by better detecting if patients are in danger of developing colorectal cancer. Researchers from the University of Exeter say the fecal immunochemical test…

Common mouth bacteria may trigger migration of cancer cells throughout the body

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Jul 25, 2020 … BLACKSBURG, Va. – Our mouths contain a vast array of bacteria. While most of these cells are likely harmless, a new study reveals that one common bacteria can travel from the mouth to other parts of the body, triggering the spread of cancer cells. The diverse bacterial environment in our mouths is known as the…

Common antidepressant may also treat childhood cancer

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Nov 06, 2020 … SOLNA, Sweden — We hear it often in the medical world: a drug for one condition can also help people with a completely different disease. For researchers, testing and repurposing safe medications can sometimes lead to wonderful breakthroughs. A new study from Sweden is doing just that and may have discovered a novel treatment for childhood…

Anal Cancer Diagnoses, Deaths Have Risen Dramatically Among Americans

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Nov 20, 2019 … HOUSTON — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common STD, and contracting it also puts one at a much greater risk of developing anal cancer. In fact, nearly 90% of all anal cancers are caused by HPV. Anal cancer doesn’t get nearly as much attention as other forms of cancer, but an unsettling new study finds…

New Cancer Screening Guidelines Call For Regular Colonoscopies Starting at Age 45

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Aug 13, 2018 … DENVER — The general guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings have long called for regular check-ups beginning at age 50, but as colorectal cancer rates rise among young people, health experts are now urging Americans to begin regular screenings at age 45. “Moving the start of screening back to age 45 for the average risk population…

‘Landmark Study’ Finds New Blood Test Detects 50+ Types Of Cancer Before Symptoms Appear

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Apr 08, 2020 … LUGANO, Switzerland — A promising new blood test has been developed for early cancer detection and, incredibly, researchers say it may be able to spot dozens of types of cancers in patients. Early cancer detection can identify tumors when patient outcomes are most favorable and treatment is less gruesome. Doctor say this new blood test…

Super Veggie: Red Onions Kill Cancer Cells, Study Finds

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Jun 14, 2017 … GUELPH, Ontario — New research from the University of Guelph in Ontario has found that compounds in red onions help kill cancer cells. The study, which examined how efficiently five different types of Ontario-grown onions fight cancer cells, found that Ruby Ring onions were the most effective. The red onion — especially ones grown in Ontario…

Keep Flossing: Poor Oral Health Linked To A 75% Greater Risk Of Liver Cancer

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Dec 28, 2019 … BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Besides a pretty smile, new research has been continually released in recent years illustrating that a healthy mouth promotes a healthy body and mind. A recent study conducted at Queens University Belfast is the latest of such reports, finding that poor oral health can significantly raise one’s risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma…

Hair dye products aren’t linked to cancer — with a few key exceptions

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Oct 03, 2020 … BOSTON, Mass. — If you’ve ever been to a beauty salon, you may have noticed some of the strict health and safety rules workers must follow. Some of this has to do with groups like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention labeling exposure to hair dyes as a possible cause of cancer. So what does…

Surprising Study Shows High Blood Sugar Not Likely Linked To Brain Cancer

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May 12, 2017 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — New research has expounded on the preexisting knowledge regarding the relationship between blood sugar levels and brain cancer. The study was released by Ohio State University early this month. The research picks up where previous Ohio State research left off in a prior study. Both studies were conducted by Judith Schwartzbaum, who…

Delaying cancer treatment for a month raises chances of dying by 10 percent, study shows

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Nov 05, 2020 … KINGSTON, Ontario — The coronavirus pandemic is squeezing many medical providers to their limits as cases rise across the globe again. During the peak of cases in the spring, overwhelmed hospitals and clinics forced doctors to prioritize surgeries and may have forced many patients to wait longer for treatment.  But holding off on necessary care can…

CDC: Cancers Linked To Obesity Account For 40 Percent Of All US Cancer Cases

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Jun 29, 2018 … WASHINGTON — When it comes to obesity, studies often focus on the heart problems that can crop up as people age. New research now points to the cancer risks associated with weight: researchers discovered that of all the cancers diagnosed in the U.S. in 2014, 40 percent were related to overweight and obesity, according to…

Strategic Medicine: Researchers Develop ‘Trojan Horse’ Drug That Tricks, Then Kills Cancer Cells

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Jul 20, 2019 … EVANSTON, Ill. — The same tactics used by the ancient Greeks thousands of years ago in battle are being applied by researchers at Northwestern University to fight cancer today. A newly designed drug delivery system is capable of disguising chemotherapeutics as fat, a favorite snack of cancerous tumors, creating an effect likened to the “Trojan…

Belly Fat Responsible For Growth Of Cancerous Cells, Study Finds

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Aug 30, 2017 … EAST LANSING, Mich. – Belly fat is known to increase the risk of cancer, but exactly how is just being discovered. Shedding light on the importance of shedding pounds, a new study from Michigan State University finds that a particular protein released from fat may be to blame for causing cells to turn cancerous. More…

Study: Strawberries Improve Colon Health, Reduce IBD Symptoms

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Feb 23, 2019 … AMHERST, Mass. — Strawberries are more than scrumptious. Researchers have found that eating just a few of them each day may improve gut health and relieve inflammation associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is a painful condition that affects at least 3 million adults in the U.S., causing fatigue, diarrhea and other symptoms. IBD…

All Downhill From Here? Survey Reveals The Age You Officially Become ‘Old’

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May 11, 2020 … NEW YORK — Age is just a number, right? Well, according to a new survey of 2,000 Americans, once you reach a certain age it doesn’t matter how you feel on the inside, you’re old. It may sound a bit early to some, but an individual is officially elderly once they turn 57 years old. The…

Get Up: Sitting All Day Linked To 70,000 Deaths In United Kingdom Per Year, Study Finds

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Jun 22, 2019 … BELFAST, IRELAND — That daily mid-afternoon stroll through the park may just save your life, especially if you’re stuck sitting at your office desk all day, according to a new study out of the United Kingdom. Researchers at Queen’s University in Belfast and Ulster University have found a link between sitting or lounging for long periods…

Dogs trained to detect people infected with COVID-19 – by sniffing their armpits

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Dec 11, 2020 … MAISONS-ALFORT, France — While a vaccine for the coronavirus will help stop the pandemic’s spread, finding everyone who may be carrying the virus is still an issue. Luckily, man’s best friend is now on the case. Researchers in France are helping to specially train dogs to detect people infected with COVID-19 — by sniffing their…

New Study Puts Aspirin’s Health Benefits In Question: Daily Dose May Do More Harm Than Good

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Dec 10, 2019 … ATHENS, Ga. — Aspirin has been considered a cure all among Americans for decades. Aside from acting as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, it’s long been considered useful for people dealing with heart problems by helping prevent blood clots, which are the leading cause of heart attacks and stroke. Aspirin use is so widespread, that nearly…