Locusts can ‘sniff’ out human cancer

Researchers at Michigan State University have shown that locusts can not only “smell” the difference between cancer cells and healthy cells, but they can also distinguish between different cancer cell…

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In survey, COVID-19 vaccine recipients report changes in menstrual bleeding

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new analysis of reports from more than 35,000 people offers the most comprehensive assessment so far of menstrual changes experienced by pre- and post-menopausal individuals in…

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Male dogs four times more likely to develop contagious cancer on nose or mouth than females

Sniffing or licking other dogs’ genitalia – the common site of Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumour – can spread this unusual cancer to the nose and mouth. Sniffing or licking other…

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Mathematical model helps predict anal cancer risk in persons with HIV infection

Both cervical and anal cancer are caused by human papillomavirus. Both diseases also share a common precursor: abnormal cells known as high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL). Both cervical and anal…

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Survey highlights gaps in multiple cancer screenings by women

The results suggest that standard reporting methods for screening uptake paint a rosier picture than reality as they focus on single cancers and not a person’s overall uptake of screening…

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Sanoff offers perspective on a promising rectal cancer study in the New England Journal of Medicine

CHAPEL HILL, NC—UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Hanna K. Sanoff, MD, MPH, is the author of a viewpoint in the New England Journal of Medicine that provides a perspective on…

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Cancer increases the risk of developing diabetes

Cancer patients are at a greater risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study by the Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, and the University of Copenhagen. The study also…

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Immune recognition of self and non-self explored in new study

Unless you are an identical twin, you probably aren’t often mistaken for someone else. Likewise, our own sense of self as distinct from all other humans is deeply ingrained since…

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Investigational drug attacks synovial sarcoma, a rare type of tumor

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a way to attack synovial sarcoma — a rare tumor of soft tissues, such as ligaments and muscles…

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Rice chemists skew the odds to prevent cancer

HOUSTON – (May 17, 2022) – The path to cancer prevention is long and arduous for legions of researchers, but new work by Rice University scientists shows that there may…

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