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CT scan radiation increases cancer risk

Saturday Sept 17, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Low dose ionizing radiation from diagnostic computed tomography (CT) scans increases risk of cancer, according to a study published
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Watchful waiting as good as other treatments for prostate cancer

Many men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer do not know what treatment they should receive even though an authoritative organization has already recommended that men ...
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FDA bans 19 toxic chemicals in antibacterial soaps

U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just banned use of 19 chemicals in antibacterial soaps.   These chemicals are added to hygiene products to lure ...
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Ozone kills cancer

F Sweet, MS Kao, SC Lee, WL Hagar, WE Sweet, Ozone selectively inhibits growth of human cancer cells, Science  22 Aug 1980: Vol. 209, Issue ...
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Testing for malaria—or cancer—at home, via cheap paper strips

June 29, 2016    Testing for malaria—or cancer—at home, via cheap paper strips   Chemist develops tech to save lives in rural Africa   COLUMBUS, Ohio—What if testing yourself for cancer ...
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Even A Small Meal Can Influence A Doctor's Prescribing Behavior

A study published on Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine indicates that even a small meal offered by a drug company may influence ...
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Tamoxifen - Known to be a human carcinogen

Report on carcinogens 13th edition Tamoxifen CAS No. 10540-29-1 Known to be a human carcinogen First listed in the Ninth Report on Carcinogens (2000) Also known as (Z)-2-[4-(1,2-diphenylbut-1-enyl)phenoxy]-N,Ndimethyl-ethanamine Carcinogenicity Tamoxifen is known ...
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Melatonin helps radiation-induced dermatitis in breast cancer patients

Sunday may 28, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Melatonin can ease radiation-induced dermatitis during radiotherapy for breast cancer, according to a new study published in the Israel ...
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Paternal x-ray exposure raises childhood leukemia risk

A number of studies have revealed evidence to suggest paternal exposure to abdominal x-ray before conception may put their children at elevated risk for acute ...
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Dental CT scan linked to cancer risk

A retrospective cohort study involving 505 participants who underwent dental computed tomography (dental CT scan) suggests that the imaging technique commonly used when dentists perform ...
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