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October 12, 2018

 

Why Don’t Chimpanzees Get Cancer?

Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?

July 4, 2018

 

Nanomachines Fight Cancer

In 2018, researchers developed nanomachines that can target tumor cells in the human body.

January 10, 2017

 

Methylation may be an early indication of tumor growth.

Routine Blood Tests May Help Doctors Diagnose Cancer Faster

Researchers hope that by 2021, liquid biopsies will be a part of an annual physical exam.

April 22, 2016

 

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Are Tanning Beds Safe? 

Just one trip to a tanning bed can cause DNA damage and skin cancer.

March 4, 2016

 

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Why Elephants Don’t Get Cancer

Elephants stand out for many reasons, including the fact that they rarely ever get cancer.

June 25, 2015

 

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Is Modern Medicine Working?

Types and occurrences of cancer are on the rise, prompting some to question the effectiveness of modern medicine.

June 4, 2015

 

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Sun Burn through a Window?   

Slather on sunscreen before you hit the road: Cars don't protect against harmful UV rays.

November 28, 2014

 

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Cats and Smoking

Smoking causes health hazards to everyone around you, including your cat whose fur is a smoke-particle magnet.

November 17, 2014

 

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Questioning Antioxidants

Despite being touted for their health benefits, antioxidant supplements might do little more for you than snake oil.

October 10, 2014

 

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The Battle Over Iron

Iron can be used by our body for good or bad, depending on which cells get a hold of it.

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