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Breast Milk May Cure Cancer, Scientists Say

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Thursday May 18, 2017 – The accidental discovery of the effects of a compound found in breast milk could mean a more effective and targeted way of killing cancerous cells, Swedish researchers say. Scientists from the University of […]

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Sickle-cell disease: How can I care?

Research has shown that for some patients with sickle-cell disease (SCD), the stigma they face is more troubling than the disease itself. In fact, teenagers with SCD are more

Bajan nears cure for breast cancer

A LEADING BARBADIAN scientist and her team of researchers in Canada are unearthing vital answers to a medical mystery that surrounds a deadly form of breast cancer that’s

Study links Ibuprofen to heart problems

Taking ibuprofen to ease a headache may seem like no big deal, but Danish researchers caution against overdoing it. A study in the European Heart Journal suggests that

Chili pepper compound can stop breast cancer, study finds

Research has identified different subtypes of breast cancer that respond to varying treatment types. Of these, the so-called triple-negative breast cancer is particularly aggressive and difficult to treat.

Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

One of the fundamental ways scientists measure the well-being of a nation is tracking the rate at which its citizens die and how long they can be expected

Prostate Cancer: Considering Early Stage Options

A new study of men with early-stage prostate cancer finds that surgery and radiation can be equally reasonable options for treatment. But the report published in the New England

MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE EXPANDS ITS CANCER PATIENT SUPPORT CENTER AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE SERVICE

Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida has expanded two of its signature cancer care departments, with the additions of psychosomatic psychiatrists Sylvia Fernandez, M.D., Geetha Nampiaparampil,

Bajan back to do mosquito research

BARBADOS IS GETTING help with its mosquito problem through a more scientific approach. A Barbadian researcher, who has been pursuing his studies at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Perk Up, Men! Zika Virus Could Shrink Your Testicles And Make You Infertile

If you’re a male, the news about Zika’s possible effect on your sex life couldn’t be worse. Not only did male mice infected with the Zika virus have a

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