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New Study: Selenium, a Mineral, May Protect Us from Liver Cancer

New Study: Selenium, a Mineral, May Protect Us from Liver Cancer

The risk of developing liver cancer is significantly higher for people who have low levels of selenium in their blood, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Studies show that selenium has strong antioxidant properties due to it’s effect […]

New Study: Exercise May Fight Cancerous Tumors

New Study: Exercise May Fight Cancerous Tumors

Photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash In a new study, researchers found that aerobic exercise may be a key factor to fighting malignant tumors. The results of the study confirmed that the oxygen supply provided by exercise can slow the growth of cancerous tumors, as […]

New Study: Urine Samples can Detect HPV

New Study: Urine Samples can Detect HPV

Photo by Martin Brosy on Unsplash A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test. For years now, studies have been exploring different ways not only to prevent […]

Mothers Near 9/11 Site Show Increased Risk of Birth Defects

Mothers Near 9/11 Site Show Increased Risk of Birth Defects

Photo by Luma Pimentel on Unsplash According to Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, women who lived in or near lower Manhattan around the time of 9/11 are experiencing increased birth defects. Researchers found that these mothers were more likely to […]

Pancreatic Cancer: Second Deadliest Cancer by 2030

Pancreatic Cancer: Second Deadliest Cancer by 2030

Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash Cancer affects millions of people all over the world. The disease has been rampant for years, and still remains a fatal health threat despite major strides in treatment. According to a new report published Monday by the American Association […]

Health News: Major Breakthrough Discovered in Cancer Research

Health News: Major Breakthrough Discovered in Cancer Research

Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash In an experimental study, researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota discovered a groundbreaking new treatment that shows incredible promise as a potential cure for cancer. The Mayo Clinic conducted a clinical study last year using a treatment method […]