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Bone loss medicines linked to lower ovarian cancer rates

Medicines used to prevent bone loss may help lower the risk of ovarian cancer according to research by The University of Queensland. UQ researchers compared medications taken by more than

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Maternal gum disease may be connected to preterm birth

Women with preterm births may be more likely to have gum disease compared to those with full-term births, according to research presented at EuroPerio10, the world’s leading congress in periodontology

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An experimental treatment failed in mice, and researchers did the right thing: They published about it

Blocking the mutant protein with an antibody didn’t stop the strange, abnormal bone growths in mice. But the knowledge gained could steer scientists toward more promising approaches, report researchers from

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Gene discovery indicates motor neurone diseases caused by abnormal lipid processing in cells

A new genetic discovery adds weight to a theory that motor neurone degenerative diseases are caused by abnormal lipid (fat) processing pathways inside brain cells. This theory will help pave

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Study links lower area-level income and education with greater likelihood of advanced lung cancer diagnosis

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, and early detection and treatment are key to prolonging survival in patients. A recent study published by

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Single brain scan can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

The research uses machine learning technology to look at structural features within the brain, including in regions not previously associated with Alzheimer’s. The advantage of the technique is its simplicity

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Light-activated ‘photoimmunotherapy’ could enhance brain cancer treatment

An innovative light-activated therapy developed at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, could help detect and treat an aggressive brain cancer type, a new study shows. The “photoimmunotherapy” combines a

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