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Salon UV Lamps are Associated With Cancer Risk, Study

May 31, 2014 AM EDT Georgia Regents University researchers found that using higher-wattage ultra violet (UV) lamps to dry nail polish at salons can increase cancer risk.

Indoor Tanning Increases Risk of Skin Cancer, Study

May 29, 2014 AM EDT University of Minnesota researchers debunked the theory that claimed indoor tanning without burning might lower melanoma risk.

Pauline Foster Donates $7.5 Million for new Cancer Hospital at UC San Diego

May 22, 2014 AM EDT Pauline Foster - philanthropist and longtime benefactor of the University of California, San Diego - has made a gift of $7.5 million to support the construction of a new cancer care hospital at the ...

Fear Drives Women with Breast Cancer to Undergo Double Mastectomy, Study

May 22, 2014 AM EDT Fear drives most women to undergo double mastectomy following cancer diagnosis in one of the breasts. They opt for the surgery - Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM) - despite low risk of ...

Dogs can Smell Prostate Cancer With 98 Percent Accuracy, Study

May 21, 2014 AM EDT Specially-trained dogs can accurately detect prostate cancer 98 percent of the time, according to a Spanish study.

Houston Professor Designs App for Early Detection of Skin Cancer

May 09, 2014 AM EDT A University of Houston professor has designed and developed an iPhone app for easy and economical detection of skin cancer.

Circumcision Over 35 Years Protects Men from Prostate Cancer, Study

Apr 07, 2014 AM EDT A latest study by University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier has found that men, who underwent circumcision beyond the age of 35, have a 45 percent lower risk of prostate cancer ...

Excessive Use of Mouthwash Could Cause Mouth and Throat Cancer, Study

Apr 04, 2014 AM EDT Excess use of mouthwash, more than three times a day, could increase the risk mouth and throat cancers, according to a University of Glasgow study.

Fruit Flies Distinguishes Healthy And Cancer Cells, Study

Jan 31, 2014 AM EST Fruit Flies can differentiate cancerous cells from its healthy counterparts via using their sense of smell (olfactory sense), according to an international group of researchers. ...

Tomato-Rich Diet Lowers Breast Cancer Risk, Study

Dec 19, 2013 AM EST Adopting a tomato-rich diet can help lower breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a Rutgers University study.

Fracking Causes Hormonal Imbalance, Study

Dec 17, 2013 AM EST People living around fracking sites should now practice extra caution as the chemicals involved in the process can cause hormone imbalance, according to a University of Missouri study. Past studies on ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Causes Brain Damage, Study

Dec 03, 2013 AM EST Apart from causing depression, certain cancers and heart diseases, low levels of vitamin D also triggers off prominent brain damage, according to a University of Kentucky study.

Statins, Healthy Diet Help Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Study

Nov 30, 2013 AM EST Taking statins, the cholesterol-lowering drug on a regular basis can help prevent breast cancer, according to a Duke University study.

Herpes Virus in Combination with Chemotherapy Destroys Cancer Cells, Study

Nov 29, 2013 AM EST Two recent McMaster studies have found a novel way to combat cancerous tumors and cells. Researchers found that chemotherapy when combined with herpes virus has the potential to kill enough tumors and ...

Anti-Oxidant Found In Grapes, Red Wine Destroys Certain Cancer Cells, Study

Oct 12, 2013 AM EDT Another significant step forward in finding cure for cancer!Resveratrol, a compound found in grape skins and red wine, can help in destroying certain cancer cells, according to a new study conducted ...

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