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How cancers trick the immune system into helping rather than harming them Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered how certain cancers hijack the immune system for their benefit, tricking it into helping rather than harming them.
Medical News Today | 2 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Study associates proximity to oil and gas development and childhood leukemia Young Coloradans diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are more likely to live in areas of high-density oil and gas development compared to young Coloradans diagnosed with other types of...
Medical News Today | Feb 17, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Weight gain throughout life may raise risk of esophageal, stomach cancers New research finds that gaining weight from the age of 20 may increase the risk of developing esophageal and stomach cancers later in life.
Medical News Today | Feb 17, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Port Authority approves $32 billion capital plan for New York, New Jersey The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey signed off on a $32.2 billion, 10-year capital plan on Thursday, including funding to replace its main Manhattan bus terminal and financing for a new Hudson River passenger train tunnel. The Port Authority est
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Louisiana company agrees to stop selling drugs, supplements A Louisiana-based company agreed Thursday to stop making and marketing untested products that were labeled and advertised as treatments for heart disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer and other maladies. ...
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 8:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lawsuit: Tiffany pushed out employee with cancer mutation A former employee of Tiffany & Co. says the jewelry maker pushed her out after she had her breasts and ovaries removed to avoid getting cancer. Lisa O'Rourke alleges in a federal lawsuit that the New York-based ...
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Belongings are all you have left': Grieving mother's desperate plea to callous thieves who stole daughter's beloved glasses A grieving mother has pleaded with callous thieves to return a pair of glasses she kept as a lasting memory of her 11-year-old daughter after she died from cancer. Robyn Higgins, from Ruislip, west London, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2008 and died
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 7:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pa. woman accused of faking cancer, scamming fiance A western Pennsylvania man accuses his fiance of lying about having cancer and scamming him out of $40,000.
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 4:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gene editing could bring an end to all inherited disease and cancer, expert says All inherited diseases and cancers could be cured in the coming decades, according to a leading British expert. Dr Westra believes that the ability to splice DNA into cells precisely a technology which is on the horizon, but is rejected on moral grounds b
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 3:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers identify phosphorylation process vital to cancer growth Scientists at VIB-KU Leuven have identified a new mechanism that impacts tumor growth.
Medical News Today | Feb 16, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend