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Post menopause weight gain likely to raise risk of endometrial cancer

Post menopause weight gain likely to raise risk of endometrial cancer

Menopause bring changes in women and hormonal changes is a part of it.  Some women also experience gain in weight as a result of menopause.  A study revealed that women with significant increase in weight after menopause are at higher risk of developing endometrial cancer. What is endometrial cancer? Endometrial cancer refers to malignancies that arise from the endometrium, or lining, of the uterus....
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Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Bladder cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in urinary bladder.The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine; it is located in the pelvis. The most common type of bladder cancer begins in cells lining the inside of the bladder. A study suggested that by consuming high amount of fluid, you can reduce your risk for bladder cancer. What are main symptoms of...
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Dose of AP-5258 molecule fights dyslipidemia

Dose of AP-5258 molecule fights dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is an abnormal amount of lipids (e.g. cholesterol and/or fat) in the blood. Most dyslipidemias are hyperlipidemias; that is, an elevation of lipids in the blood, often due to diet and lifestyle. The prolonged elevation of insulin levels can lead to dyslipidemia. Increased levels of O-GlcNAc transferase (OGT) also cause dyslipidemia. Arteria discovered a molecul, which shows promise...
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Surgeon removes eight pound hepatic malignant liver tumor

Surgeon removes eight pound hepatic malignant liver tumor

Liver tumors or hepatic tumors are tumors or growths on or in the liver. Several distinct types of tumors can develop in the liver because the liver is made up of various cell types. These growths can be benign or malignant (cancerous). Eight pound tumor was successfully removed from a person suffering from hepatic malignant liver tumor by physicians at Loyola University Medical Center. What...
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Normal brain communication found in people  with Agenesis of The Corpus Callosum

Normal brain communication found in people with Agenesis of The Corpus Callosum

The corpus callosum is a wide, flat bundle of neural fibers beneath the cortex in the eutherian brain at the longitudinal fissure. It connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres and facilitates inter- hemispheric communication. It is the largest white matter structure in the brain, consisting of 200–250 million contra lateral-axonal projections. Agenesis of the corpus callosum (AgCC) Agenesis...
Cell phone users not to worry, no brain tumors caused – recent study

Cell phone users not to worry, no brain tumors caused – recent study

It is estimated that as of 2011, globally, the number of cell phone subscribers are more than 5.5 billion and more than 350 million subscribers to cell phone in the United States; nearly threefold increase from the year 2000. Over a period, the number of cell phone calls per day, the length of each call and the amount of time people spending on cell phones, have increased. Cell phone technology has...
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Malaria vaccine – a boon for millions of lives

Malaria vaccine – a boon for millions of lives

 Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by eukaryotic protists of the genus Plasmodium. The disease results from the multiplication of Plasmodium parasites within red blood cells, causing symptoms that typically include fever and headache, in severe cases progressing to coma or death. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including...
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Mammograms should begin at age 40 for early detection- A Study

Mammograms should begin at age 40 for early detection- A Study

Mammography is the process of using low-energy-X-rays to examine the human  breast and is used as a diagnostic and a screening tool.  Mammography is a good tool for the early detection of breast cancer, typically through detection of characteristic masses and/or micro-calcifications. Most doctors believe that mammography reduces deaths from breast cancer due to early detection. Like all x-rays,...
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Single unmarried men are more likely to die from cancer

Single unmarried men are more likely to die from cancer

The never married are a diverse and complex group. The health status of single men tends to be poorer than for married men, while never married women tend to enjoy better health than other women. In later life, the never married are more likely to face economic insecurity and weaker social support networks than their married counterparts. Studies suggest that single men are more depressed, report lower...
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Cellphones found harbouring fecal E. coli traces

Cellphones found harbouring fecal E. coli traces

E. coli is a rod-shaped bacterium commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. E. coli and related bacteria constitute about 0.1% of gut flora and fecal-oral transmission is the major route through which pathogenic strains of the bacterium cause disease. Virulent strains of E. coli can cause gastroenteritis, urinary -tract infections, and neonatal meningitis. E....
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