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  • 15.09.2012 Type 2 Diabetes Tied To Breast Cancer Risk

    Having type 2 diabetes appears to give post-menopausal women a 27% higher risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer this week.

  • 22.07.2012 More than 10 000 species of germs live in and on people

    “When I get up from the chair 10 times more bacterial cells than human ones stand up with me” says Dr Bruce Birren, who participates in creating one of the most accurate maps of microbes that live in and on us.

  • 20.07.2012 Tea is the best drink for men

    If a man usually consumes tea, a propensity for one of the most dangerous and killing diseases of stronger sex is guaranteed be twice reduced.

  • 19.07.2012 The number of cancer survivors is growing

    The number of Americans with a history of cancer currently stands at 13.7 million. It is predicted that by 2022 this figure will have risen up to 18 million. The number of cancer survivors is growing.

  • 12.07.2012 What can threaten swimming in the ponds?

    What a pleasure it is to swim in cool water and hide from the heat in a hot summer day. But people often forget about safety measures and swim in inappropriate places.

  • 29.06.2012 Sunny vitamin D may save us from stroke

    Nuts and fat fish, rich in vitamin D, as well as walks under the sun reduce the risk of apoplexy by more than 1/5.

  • 21.06.2012 Herpes may cause blindness

    Recently, the researchers from Immunology Centre, University of Georgia State have determined that one of herpes types may cause the disease, known as neovascular senile macular degeneration (SMD), in its turn capable of causing blindness among elderly people.

  • 16.05.2012 Infectious diseases make a person more stupid

    During the last research, the scientists determined that diseases influence negatively human intelligence.

  • 01.05.2012 A unique anticancer drug is created

    The researchers of Cancer Center, University of Hawaii (the USA) have produced a new type of anticancer drug BP-1-102. The oral drug attacks a key protein, which starts the process of development of many types of oncological diseases, including lung, breast and skin cancer.

  • 15.04.2012 A teenager made cancer diagnosis ten times cheaper

    A teenager from the USA developed the method of pancreatic cancer diagnosis at early stages of the development of neoplastic process. 15 year old Jack Andrak became the winner of the competition of scientific achievements among schoolchildren Intel ISEF.