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1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

Why eating processed meat can be cancerous for certain people

Washington, Apr 19 : A new study has found that a common genetic variant that affects one in three people, appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, University of Southern California

5 hrs ago | CiteULike

Progress in the understanding and treatment of chronic anal fissure.

Chronic anal fissure is a common and painful condition associated with internal anal sphincter hypertonia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | Canada.com

Thousands still waiting for colonoscopies on Vancouver Island

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Life Stories: Teaching wasn't work for Butch Umbarger, who considered his profession 'a...

MOBILE, Alabama - When he knew he'd "lost" his math students - they had grown bored, their minds had wandered - Butch Umbarger knew how to bring them back.

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Related Topix: Lucedale, MS, Health, Colon Cancer, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, University of South Alabama

15 hrs ago | CiteULike

A mitochondria-mediated apoptotic pathway induced by deoxynivalenol in human colon cancer cells.

Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA , Vol.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Pharmacology, Medicine, Food Poisoning

20 hrs ago | CiteULike

The effects of socioeconomic status, accessibility to services and...

The effects of socioeconomic status, accessibility to services and patient type on hospital use in Western Australia: a retrospective cohort study of patients with homogenous health status.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Apr 19, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

What causes narrow stools? Should I be concerned?

Narrow stools that occur infrequently probably are harmless. However in some cases, narrow stools - especially if pencil thin - may be a sign of narrowing or obstruction of the colon due to colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine

WTOC-TV Savannah

American Red Cross holds blood drive in honor of Lori Gordon

The American Red Cross held the 2nd Annual Lori Dunham Gordon Memorial Blood Drive at the Savannah Mall on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Wig Room' finds perfect fit for cancer patients

CONCERN FOR MANY CANCER PATIENTS UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY. NEWS 8'S JERE GISH FOUND A SIMPLE PROGRAM HERE IN THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY THAT HELPS CANCER PATIENTS WITH HAIR LOSS....AND GIVES THEM HOPE.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Colon Cancer

The Orlando Sentinel

Amanda Evans leaving News 13 to care for husband

This is the hardest and easiest decision at the same time," she told me Friday. "Balancing doctor's appointments, chemo and working full time just wasn't working.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Entertainment

South Wales Argus

Dad's cancer battle inspires Abertillery woman

Lisa Bytheway with her father Mark Price and Tomos Morgan-Price who has organised a charity event at Llanhilleth Miners Institute called The Undercover Appeal raising awareness of Colon Cancer.

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Related Topix: Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Colon Cancer

Fox News

1 in 20 misdiagnosed?

At least 1 in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the U.S. every year, a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety indicates.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Baylor College of Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Getting Checked for Colon Cancer Can Save Lives

Cancer is the second leading cause of American deaths every year, only behind heart disease.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine

EurekAlert!

New gene variant found increases the risk of colorectal cancer from eating processed meat

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science, University of Southern California

Daily Mail

Wrong medical diagnosis received by as many as 12million Americans each year

Millions of Americans are misdiagnosed by doctors every year, and the mistakes have sometimes led to dire consequences, a new study has revealed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Science Blog

Radiation therapy for cervical cancer increases risk for colorectal cancer

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are the first to recommend that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended.

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Oncology, Colon Cancer

BroadcastNewsroom

GI for Life, Leading Provider Colon Health and Probiotic Supplements, ...

GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Celiac Disease, Vitamin D, Supplement

Beckers ASC Review

What Role Will Cologuard Play in the GI Field? Q&A With Dr. Steven Itzkowitz

In March, the FDA Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee unanimously voted to approve Cologuard, the stool-based DNA colorectal cancer screening test from Exact Sciences.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Gastroenterology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

'Quantitative Assays for Ras P21 in Body Fluids' in Patent Application Approval Process

The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The ras family of oncogenes belongs to the G protein family of cellular proteins engaged in signal transduction.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for average-risk patients...

According to a new study, endoscopists' recommendations for timing of surveillance colonoscopy in average-risk patients with one to two small polyps are consistent with guideline recommendations in about 90 percent of cases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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