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Asbestos exposure "unlikely to cause major health problems"

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low.

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Asbestos 'unlikely to cause health issues for residents'

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low. Nevertheless care should always be taken to minimise inhalation of asbestos fibres.

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No significant asbestos risk after Canterbury earthquakes

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Flawed management of asbestos following the Canterbury earthquakes did not pose significant health risks, a scientific review has found.

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Dogs Can Literally Sniff Out Prostate Cancer With Over 97% Accuracy, Study Finds

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dogs really are man's best friend – especially when it comes to sniffing out potentially lethal cancers , a new study has found. Research suggests that dogs can detect prostate cancer in roughly 98% of cases, simply through sniffing a man's urine

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Queensland cancer index paints bleak picture for indigenous and poor patients

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients from indigenous communities and low socioeconomic circumstances have a lesser chance of survival, a report card into the effectiveness of Queensland cancer surgery has found.

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Sunitinib holds promise for treatment of advanced differentiated thyroid cancer

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In patients with advanced thyroid cancer, sunitinib, a drug approved for treatment of several other cancers, showed significant cancer-fighting activity t, a new phase 2 clinical trial has found.

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Advanced thyroid cancer responds to targeted therapy with sunitinib

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In patients with advanced thyroid cancer, sunitinib, a drug approved for treatment of several other cancers, showed significant cancer-fighting activity t, a new phase 2 clinical trial has found.

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'Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth'

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Vienna, March 4 (IANS) The suppression of the known cancer gene “STAT3” may actually be counter-productive in the fight against some cancers, an international research team, including two Austrian researchers, has found. Beatrice Grabner and Emilio Casanova from the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research in Vienna said the results of their study, published in the journal Nature …

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New study shows positive results for prostate cancer caught early as doctors lobby government

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new study has found radiation therapy has a 95 per cent cure rate for intermediate-risk prostate cancer as doctors urge government to place the treatment on the Medicare benefits scheme.

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Dramatic rise in numbers of young British women being diagnosed with cervical cancer

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new study has found the number of women diagnosed with cervical cancer under 35 has risen, while the number attending smear tests has fallen to an all time low

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