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Australia Says Linking Sausages to Tobacco Risk ‘a Farce’

Australia Says Linking Sausages to Tobacco Risk ‘a Farce’

  Sydney, Australia – One of the world’s top meat exporters Australia ridiculed a landmark UN report linking sausages and ham to cancer, saying it was “a farce” to suggest they ...

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Constipation Drug Extends Survival for Cancer Patients

Constipation Drug Extends Survival for Cancer Patients

  Los Angeles, United States – A drug that is given to late-stage cancer patients to help ease the constipation brought on by morphine has been shown to extend their lives, ...

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Brazilians Have a Beef with UN Meat Warning

Brazilians Have a Beef with UN Meat Warning

  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – At Rio de Janeiro’s famed Churrascaria Palace restaurant, the sizzling of steaks, the swish of carving knives and sighs of satisfied diners drowned out a ...

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Clinic Offers Rare Hope for Sudan Breast Cancer Patients

Clinic Offers Rare Hope for Sudan Breast Cancer Patients

  Khartoum, Sudan – Local doctors told Aida Abdulla her chest pain was an infection, arthritis or muscle strain. But when she travelled to a hospital in Khartoum months later she ...

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Women Urged to Wait Until 45 for Breast Cancer Screenings

Women Urged to Wait Until 45 for Breast Cancer Screenings

  Miami, United States – In a controversial shift, a leading US medical association urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for ...

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Arm Mole Count Could Indicate Skin Cancer Rrisk: Study

Arm Mole Count Could Indicate Skin Cancer Rrisk: Study

  London, United Kingdom – Counting the number of moles on a person’s right arm could indicate vulnerability to skin cancer, with 11 or more moles being a “strong predictor” of ...

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Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Spread in Mice: Study

Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Spread in Mice: Study

  Paris, France – Antioxidant supplements that are supposed to boost health and slow ageing could in fact spur the spread of melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, researchers said.  ...

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Scientists Discover why Elephants Rarely get Cancer

Scientists Discover why Elephants Rarely get Cancer

  Miami, United States – Despite their big size, elephants rarely get cancer, and scientists said Thursday they have discovered the secret to the creatures’ special protection. It’s in the genes. ...

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