Tuesday, 19 March 2019
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‘I was never a fan of John McCain, and I never will be’: Trump lashes out at the late senator from the Oval Office

Added: 19.03.2019 17:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

During a meeting with Brazil’s leader, the U.S. president continued to attack McCain, who died of brain cancer seven months ago.

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A ghostly trick produces X-ray images with a lower dose of radiation

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Producing X-rays using a technique called ghost imaging, in which only some of the radiation passes through the subject, could reduce the dose required for cancer screening

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A gut bacteria toxin that damages DNA may be involved in bowel cancer

Added: 19.03.2019 17:06 | 3 views | 0 comments

People with bowel cancer often have higher levels of certain toxic-producing bacteria. The toxin has now been shown to damage DNA in gut cells in mice

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Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test

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A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests

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NHS 10-year-plan aims to expand digital healthcare and genetic testing

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A plan for the future of the National Health Service in England aims to improve mental health services and provide genome sequencing for all children with cancer

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The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

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The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded.

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World's smallest wearable device warns of UV exposure, enables precision phototherapy

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Smaller than your thumbnail and thinner than a credit card, a new device can optimize treatment of neonatal jaundice, skin diseases, seasonal affective disorder and reduce risk of sunburns and skin cancer.

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Skin cancer rates in England far higher than previously thought, according to new database

Added: 19.03.2019 16:52 | 2 views | 0 comments

Data from a newly established UK skin cancer database, the largest of its kind in the world, has revealed that there are over 45,000 cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas every year in England, 350 percent more than previous estimates suggested.

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New 'tracers' improve diagnosis of cancer and may be useful for treatment

Added: 19.03.2019 16:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

Researchers have identified two new nuclear medicine tracers that make it easier to diagnose and potentially treat multiple types of cancer, providing high-quality images with less patient preparation and shorter acquisition times.

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Study examines aspirin use to prevent colorectal cancer

Added: 19.03.2019 16:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that aspirin reduces the risk of colorectal cancer by 40 percent as well as recurrence of advanced polyps, which are a major risk factor. To explore whether high risk patients are adhering to USPSTF guidelines, researchers analyzed data from structured interviews with 84 patients and found that less than half (42.9 percent) reported taking aspirin. These findings pose major challenges that require multifactorial approaches by physicians and patients.

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