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Over 2,500 9/11 Responders Diagnosed with Cancer

At least 2,500 responders and rescuers who worked at the World Trade Center’s Ground Zero following 9/11 attack are diagnosed to have cancer. Reports said World Trade Center Health Program at Mount Sinai Hospital tallied 1,655 responders that include police officers, who were found to have certain cancers. The Fire Department of New York counted 863 firefighters and EMTs who ... Read More »

New Study: Anti-Cancer Drug For HIV

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On Tuesday, Danish scientists discovered a way to re-activate hidden HIV. This is definitely a milestone for the health industry since this can help find a cure against HIV.     The drug involved is called romidepsin which is under the brand name Istodax. The said drug treats the T-cell lymphoma type of cancer. When used, it can re-activate HIV ... Read More »

Nutritious value of organic food is higher than non organic food

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A new research claimed that organic fruits and vegetables are more nutritious than non organic food. The study was conducted by Professor Chuck Benbrook from Washington State University. Professor Benbrook mentioned that “The bottom line is that how you grow food, how it’s fertilized, impacts the nutritional quality of it,” He also mentioned that the results of the study has ... Read More »

Sunscreens are not enough to fight skin cancer

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Going out to bathe in the sunlight? Applying a healthy amount of sunscreen? Well, that may not be enough. According to a recently published study, applying only sunscreen  can not protect you from skin cancer.     The lead researchers of the study was comprised of individuals from the United Kingdom’s Manchester Institute Cancer Research, the University of Manchester and ... Read More »

Study establishes link between permanent hair dye and cancer

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A new study has revealed that light colored hair dye comprises of potential cancer causing agent. The study has warned the hairdressers against using light colored hair dye on their clients. World health organization has also issued a warning for hairdressers to prohibit the use of hair dyes as they contain carcinogenic compounds that can cause bladder cancer. The study ... Read More »

Americans walked for Relay for Life

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Hundreds of Americans turned out for the American’s Cancer Society. The people hold a walk for the Relay for Life at the Council of Rock High School at Northampton. The walk for the Relay of Life were joined by the cancer survivors, Cancer Patients, and many other citizens came into the walk. The relay of life was majorly due to ... Read More »

Cancer Victim Wrote Hidden Message Found By Her Father

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Athena Orchard, 12, died last Wednesday of cancer. The young girl was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in December 2013 after discovering a lump on her head.   Dean, Athena’s father, found a long note she wrote on the back of a mirror a few days following her death. The secret message was heartbreaking for her father. Here are some lines on Athena’s ... Read More »

New Study Young Cancer Patients Live Longer Than The Uninsured

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A new study has been released on the possibilities of the Affordabable Care Act. The study that was release on Monday indicates the advantages for young people who were insured before the Obamacare of this year. Dr Ayal Aizer of the Farber Cancer Institute In Boston stated that patients who were insured Did better with their treatment of cancer than ... Read More »

New discovered Medicine to slow down the lung and ovarian cancer

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In a new study it has been found that an experimental drug can slow down the effect of lung and ovarian cancer. The research showed that a patient has shown the sign of recovery after the relapse of the cancel. However the benefit of the study was found to be very small. The new drug was tested on more than ... Read More »

Study Shows Income Decides Cancer Risks

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Could your paycheck determine what cancer you are at danger of developing? According to research, when comparing weathy communities of people with more common or poorer communities, the answer would be yes!   The research also indicates that those from poverty levels experienced less occurances of cancer however, the mortality rates were high for those who did develop it.   ... Read More »