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Cancer risk from chemicals used to cure processed meats

A new study has added to the body evidence about cancer risks from certain chemicals used in the processed food industry. This time the focus is with chemicals used to cure processed meats.

India's arsenic-polluted drinking water causing cancer (Part 2)

In Part 1, we learned that millions of people are showing signs of arsenic poisoning linked to contaminated groundwater in India, particularly in Bihar State in the eastern part of the country. In Part 2, we look at the sources of that arsenic.

India's arsenic-polluted drinking water causing cancers (Part 1)

Patna - In Bihar, India, literally millions of people are showing signs of arsenic poisoning, which can be linked to cancer, due to continually drinking contaminated water.

Number of people with cancer related to 9/11 attacks increasing

September 2016 will mark 15 years since the terror attacks on U.S. soil on September 11, 2001, but thousands of people are still feeling the effects of that day on their health.

Physical inactivity increases risk of certain cancers

According to a study published June 16 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI), physical inactivity has been linked with diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, but it can also increase the risk of certain cancers.

Blind mole rats are resistant to many cancers

A new study of blind mole rats demonstrates that the animals are incredibly cancer-resistant. Research indicates that adaptations that help the rodents survive in low-oxygen environments play a key role in their longevity and cancer resistance.

Canadian Team Discovers Gene that Turns Cancers Off

Scientists at the B. C. Cancer Agency in Vancouver discovered a unique gene that can help stop cancer cells from multiplying and causing more tumors. This study will appear soon in an online publication of Nature Medicine.

Cheap, safe Drug Kills most Cancers

A Cheap and safe generic drug Dichloroacetate (DCA) kills most cancers.

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