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Botox may have cancer fighting role Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest.
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Silicon Valley startup accelerators on the hunt for health-tech talent These technology firms all received mentorship and money from Silicon Valley's so-called startup machine, Y Combinator. Now, for the first time in its nine-year history, the accelerator program is actively recruiting health-technology startups. To attract
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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland doubled A total of 172 "suicide tourists" travelled to Switzerland in 2012, double the 2009 number, to die with medical assistance -- a practice prohibited in many countries, a study said Thursday. German and UK citizens were the bulk of visitors, and t
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Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in four years The number of foreigners traveling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday. In 2012, 172 foreigners took their lives in Switzerland, which has liberal e
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Well: What Is So Special About Iyengar Yoga? This week the international yoga community said goodbye to B.K.S. Iyengar, a favorite teacher credited with bringing yoga to the Western world. One of his students, Carrie Owerko, a New York yoga teacher, talked about what makes Iyengar yoga so special.
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Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him.
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Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment Botox might silence critical nerves that support tumors
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Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack
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High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment of melanoma, an expert says
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Are Microwave Covers Safe? Yes, they are, WebMD's nutrition expert says. But they may not be necessary.
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