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High calcium in blood could be an early indicator of cancer study

Sep 26, 2014

High calcium in blood could be an early indicator of cancer study

High levels of calcium in blood, a condition known as hypercalcaemia, can be used by doctors as an early indication of certain types of cancer, says a study. #Health #Calcium #Cancer #HealthBuzz #Hypercalcaemia #Cancer indicators #Cancer study
Obese individuals are at a greater risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer

Sep 24, 2014

Obese individuals are at a greater risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer

If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stressrelated diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says a study. #obesity #didyouknow #Cancer #heart disease #Diabetes
Berries could boost pancreatic cancer treatment, shows study

Sep 18, 2014

Berries could boost pancreatic cancer treatment, shows study

A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, researchers have said. #science #Cancer #HealthBuzz #chemotherapy #cancer treatment #ScienceBuzz #Wild Berry #Chokeberry
NZL great Martin Crowe says 'tough taskmaster' cancer is back

Sep 17, 2014

NZL great Martin Crowe says 'tough taskmaster' cancer is back

A cousin of Hollywood star Russell Crowe, Martin Crowe is widely regarded as the best batsman to have represented New Zealand. #Sports #Cricket #Martin Crowe #TheySaidIt #Cancer #New Zealand #Lymphoma
No link between wearing bra and breast cancer Study

Sep 05, 2014

No link between wearing bra and breast cancer Study

There is no association between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among post-menopausal women, according to new research. #didyouknow #Breast cancer #bra #post-menopausal women

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Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Apr 10, 2013

Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

In a substantive paper published today in the journal Nature Reviews, a group of authors from Singapore, the USA and Brazil evaluate the cost of cancer medication in low and middle income countries. #WhyNow #Cancer #Healthcare #Diabetes #Novartis #glivec #Merck #Dabur Pharma
Crazy, mad, losingyourmind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 07, 2011

Crazy, mad, losingyourmind? Mental health challenges go beyond that

Depression is the third leading contributor to the global disease burden. #didyouknow #Cancer #Mental health
Crazy, mad, losingyourmind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Oct 01, 2014

Breast cancer awareness: Facts and statistics

Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 women get breast cancer and more than 40,000 women die from the disease...
Crazy, mad, losingyourmind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Oct 01, 2014

Local women join clinical trials to fight breast cancer

LVH showcases trials as breast cancer awareness month begins. LVH showcases trials as breast cancer awareness month begins...
Crazy, mad, losingyourmind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Oct 01, 2014

The link between fat and cancer

You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer...