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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Study draws link between statins and survival rates in cancer fight

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... Ernie Yap Patients who took cholesterol-lowering medicine before they were diagnosed had lower risk of dying from the disease Study draws link between statins and cancer fight Does taking cholesterol-lowering medication help fight cancer? A controversial new study has drawn such a tantalising link. The New England Journal of Medicine recently reported a large study of 295,925 patients showed ...

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    The bad science in city's incineration plan for househould waste

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Martin Williams

    ... incinerator lauded by the department ranks among Europe's top 500 polluters. Also, research into health effects of incinerators has found premature births in Italy, increased cancer deaths ... with waste include putting food waste through the Stonecutters sewage treatment facility. But science can also help take a broader view of the situation. With resources like oil and rare metals ...

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    Scientists including in China study thorium-fuelled nuclear power

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by Martin Williams

    ... "Great- let's get started! We can solve the world's energy problems, stabilise the climate, and move on to eliminating poverty and finding a cure for cancer ...

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    Not quite beam me up, but Star Trek technology's moved beyond science fiction

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 01:29am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... tuberculosis and cancer. Such devices will also be ubiquitous and immediately identify a broad range of disease markers. Unlike the Star Trek tricorder, which is used occasionally, they will constantly ...

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    In debate on price of new medicines, a middle ground needs finding

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Hari Kumar

    ... means it might be more prevalent than official statistics suggest. With no effective cure, a liver transplant is the ultimate answer as the disease can lead to cirrhosis of the liver or cancer ... to millions. US health insurance companies have warned they would be wiped out if the treatment becomes widespread. Dr Jennifer Cohn, of Medecins sans Frontieres, and the organisation Doctors ...

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    Stem cell treatment left woman with bone growing around one eye

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... David Tan Stem cell ‘cosmetic’ treatment left a US woman with bone growing round one eye Patient had bone to pick with her cosmetic surgeon It sounds like a nightmare. A California woman ... like a tiny castanet snapping shut." As it turned out, the woman had received a new-fangled "stem cell treatment", whereby her own mesenchymal stem cells were extracted ...

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    Peaches Geldof's death may amplify concerns about modern dieting fads

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by Martin Williams

    ... such as stroke, heart disease and some cancers. The health risks, plus the desire to look better, inspire many people to try to lose weight. But they shouldn't overdo it, given recent research ...

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    Learned science journals take an off-beat approach at Christmas

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 03:44am by Martin Williams

    ... at regular times of year, and you'll find sober topics like influenza A, stress and cancer and treatment of smokers. But the Christmas edition features "non-traditional" research. Last ...

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    Cancer reflects the processes of the evolution of life

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Paul Davies Origins of cancer in both animals and plants reflect the development of biology over time Cancer can teachus the processes oflife's evolution Medical science treats cancer as a disease in which rogue cells proliferate uncontrollably, running amok around the body. Therapy focuses on killing the cancer before it kills the host. In the frantic search for an elusive ...

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    Turing's pardon is no tribute to a national hero

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:25am by Ally Fogg

    ... and ordered to undergo an experimental hormone therapy, often dubbed "chemical castration". We know now the treatment will not have affected his orientation or desires, but it did cause ...




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