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  • Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:33:19 +0000: Mustapha’s heart of gold touched many - Heart & Cancer
    A STARLET who was famous for her acting and pretty face died recently. Despite her glamorous past, she lived a tough life after leaving filmdom. She told me there was a person who would always be there to extend assistance in difficult times. She hardly …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:26:52 +0000: New Understanding of Macrophage Gene Regulation Could Help Control Cancer, Other Diseases - Heart & Cancer
    Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have created a database that maps how a cell important for blood vessel growth regulates gene expression. The new knowledge of the cells, called macrophages, could provide strategies to stop tumor or cancer growth …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:42:30 +0000: A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk - Heart & Cancer
    It’s no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a man’s risk of developing prostrate cancer is …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:30:58 +0000: For Breast Cancer: It's Not Nature vs. Nurture -- It's Both - Heart & Cancer
    Originally published on Time.com. In 2003, a mountain climber (Aron Ralston) became trapped under an 800 pound boulder while canyoneering alone in Utah. After five days stuck beneath the massive boulder, Ralston amputated his own right hand, freeing …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:43:53 +0000: Statin Cholesterol Drugs and Invasive Breast Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    What does breast cancer have to do with cholesterol? There are many potential mechanisms by which cholesterol boosts breast cancer growth. For example, our bodies make estrogen, which is correlated with increased risk of breast cancer, out of cholesterol. …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:42:37 +0000: Targeted treatment herceptin found to greatly improve long-term survival of her2-positive breast cancer patients - Heart & Cancer
    VCU Massey Cancer Center physician-researcher Charles E. Geyer, Jr., M.D., was the National Protocol Officer for one component of a large national study involving two National Cancer Institute (NCI)-supported clinical trials that demonstrated that …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:38:06 +0000: The young at heart are more likely to enjoy a long life - Heart & Cancer
    (Steve Evans) Feeling younger than your age turns out to be good for you. A new study has shown that compared with people who feel their age or older than their years, those who feel younger live longer. The research letter, authored by Isla Rippon, M.Sc. …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:15:40 +0000: Air Pollution Linked to Heart Risks, Cardiologists Warn - Heart & Cancer
    Doctors are warning patients that there is a reason to avoid air pollution that had not previously been considered a risk factor: heart disease.  The European Society of Cardiologists issued a new position paper on December 9, focusing on air pollution …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:32:15 +0000: Cancer fighter’s sadness at loss of Rugby’s Race For Life - Heart & Cancer
    A woman who is fighting cancer and has taken part in ten Race for Life events is “disappointed” the plug has been pulled on Rugby’s fundraiser. It was Christine Addison’s dying wish to take part in July’s event – a wish she fulfilled, raising thousands of …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:36:53 +0000: Carson Leslie Foundation Applauds CPRIT’s Continued Focus on Addressing Underfunded Rare and Childhood Cancer Research - Heart & Cancer
    A Texan mother who lost her little boy to cancer is finding relief, hope, and renewed motivation from a recent announcement from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), stating that the cancer-fighting institution will boost their …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:24:39 +0000: Double blow for Roche as Alzheimer's, breast cancer studies fail - Heart & Cancer
    Roche said on Friday it was ending a late-stage study of an experimental Alzheimer's drug after it failed to prove effective, underlining the difficulty of treating the memory-robbing disease. The Swiss drugmaker also said a breast cancer trial had …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:04:09 +0000: Double blow for Roche as Alzheimer’s, cancer studies fail - Heart & Cancer
    Roche said today it would discontinue a late-stage study of an experimental Alzheimer’s drug after it failed to prove effective, underlying the difficulty of treating the memory-robbing disease. The Swiss drugmaker also said a breast cancer trial had …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:30:54 +0000: Would You Wear a Heart Attack Detector? Because Google are Making One! - Heart & Cancer
    Renowned for their slick search engine, wonderful Google doodles and exceptional email service, internet giant Google are deeply involved with more aspects of technology than you might think. One of their most recent projects is the development of …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:05:54 +0000: Genentech Provides Update on Phase III MARIANNE Study in People with Previously Untreated Advanced HER2-Positive Breast Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    Genentech Provides Update on Phase III MARIANNE Study in People with Previously Untreated Advanced HER2-Positive Breast Cancer MARIANNE was designed to evaluate three HER2-targeted regimens in previously untreated (first-line) advanced HER2-positive …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:30:06 +0000: Heart attack, suicide among top killers in Singapore - Heart & Cancer
    Friday, Dec 19, 2014 The Straits Times By Salma Khalik Suicide and heart attack were the top causes of deaths among 15- to 49-year-olds here last year, accounting for 337 lives, while the top killer for those aged 70 and older was pneumonia. These figures …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:00:27 +0000: ‘I will always be a Hab in my heart’: Canadiens honour ex-captain Saku Koivu: - Heart & Cancer
    MONTREAL — There was something special in the way that Montreal Canadiens fans embraced Saku Koivu. And the Bell Centre crowd showed it again on Thursday night with a standing ovation in a 30-minute pre-game tribute to the former Canadiens captain ahead …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:52:19 +0000: Author from South Charleston, OH Publishes Book about a Young Man with a Big Heart - Heart & Cancer
    (PRLEAP.COM) December 18, 2014 - "Mister Bull," a new book written by Fred Bull, has been released by RoseDog Books. Fred Bull has endeavored to write a book that the whole family can read and enjoy. The book's main character is Walker …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:27:32 +0000: ‘I will always be a Hab in my heart’ - Heart & Cancer
    MONTREAL — There was something special in the way that Montreal Canadiens fans embraced Saku Koivu. And the Bell Centre crowd showed it again on Thursday night with a standing ovation in a 30-minute pre-game tribute to the former Canadiens captain ahead …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:15:04 +0000: Koivu declares to fans: ‘I will always be a Hab at my heart’ - Heart & Cancer
    It’s easy to love a superstar; the adulation bestowed on not-quite-all-timers is less common and thus more interesting. When a hero with regular-human limits manages to earn a place in fans’ hearts, the bond can run deep, and it can endure. For an …
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:03:58 +0000: Darren Clarke aiming to boost cancer awareness at Dubai Open - Heart & Cancer
    Major champion Darren Clarke is teeing up at the inaugural Dubai Open with the intention of making a difference in the lives of women in the UAE. The Dungannon man will be wearing a breast cancer awareness badge on his collar this week at the Els Club …