Tag: lung cancer

Vitamin E Supplements, There Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing

Vitamin E Supplements, There Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing

[ 0 ] 2011-07-28 | |

One of the beliefs that is common to modern society is the idea that if something is good, “more is better”. We see this mindset all the time in late night television ads that promote the latest fad products. In these ads, the pitch man inevitably offers a second set of whatever is being sold […]

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Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

[ 0 ] 2011-02-10 | |

Although much effort is being directed toward the early detection of cancers in the quest to save lives, research is showing that dogs are miles ahead of sensors in detecting many forms of the disease. Using their skills offers an important chance to save lives.

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The Health Benefits Of Coffee For Preventing Cancer

The Health Benefits Of Coffee For Preventing Cancer

[ 0 ] 2009-10-22 | |

As one of the most popular drinks that we consume, its hardly surprising that significant research effort has been “poured” into understanding the effects of coffee on our health. While generally considered healthy, research is finding both good and bad in our sacred bean.

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Lung Cancer and Our Sense of Justice

Lung Cancer and Our Sense of Justice

[ 0 ] 2009-08-09 | |

As a cancer with many, many victims and a low survival rate, one would think of lung cancer as a prime candidate for research dollars. Unfortunately due to the association of the disease with the lifestyle of smoking it is fourth in funding dollars despite killing more people than other cancers like

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The Urine Test: So Many Messages in the Bottle

The Urine Test: So Many Messages in the Bottle

[ 0 ] 2009-06-30 | |

While without a shred of glamour or state-of-the-art feel, urine testing is a workhorse in the world of disease diagnosis and the continuing development of new tests offers the possibility to identify many diseases much more easily and conveniently than other more invasive test methods.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery And The Ever Shrinking Incision

Minimally Invasive Surgery And The Ever Shrinking Incision

[ 0 ] 2009-02-07 | |

The announcement of an organ donor’s kidney being extracted through her vagina is the latest success in modern surgical techniques that are seeking to reduce surgery pain, risks and complications.

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