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  • Tue, 22 Nov 2016 01:06:04 +0000: Doing this one thing increases your risk of cancer, new health research reveals - Heart & Cancer
    GETTY WARNING: Drinking too many sugary drinks can cause cancer new research reveals We all know that sugary drinks are bad for our health. Previous research revealed that sweetened drinks such as Diet Coke can dramatically raise heart risk. While energy …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:46:03 +0000: Waitemata patients benefit from faster cancer treatment - Heart & Cancer
    22 November 2016 Waitemata patients benefit from national-first in faster cancer treatment Waitemata District Health Board is the first DHB in the country to achieve the national Faster Cancer Treatment health target with 86 percent of patients receiving …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:23:52 +0000: Diabetes drug metformin corrects mitochondrial metabolism in familial cancer disorder - Heart & Cancer
    Individuals with Li-Fraumeni syndrome are at an increased risk for a number of cancers, including breast and bone cancer. Li-Fraumeni syndrome is an inherited cancer disorder caused by mutations in the tumor suppressing protein p53, which are also linked …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 22:32:09 +0000: Eating nuts tied to fewer cancer, heart disease deaths - Heart & Cancer
    People who eat a diet rich in nuts, including peanuts, are less likely to die from heart disease or cancer, new research suggests. The more nuts consumed, the greater the apparent benefit, according to the report. It included data from nurses and other …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:53:40 +0000: Local cancer survivor using his experience to help those who are currently battling gets quite the surprise - Heart & Cancer
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A cancer survivor uses laughter to help fellow patients get through treatment, and recently those patients brought him to tears with a big thank you. Dan Dickinson is a cancer survivor who …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:23:31 +0000: Jean-Christophe Novelli opens up over his 10-week-old son's cancer battle - Heart & Cancer
    Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli has revealed his family's anguish over the shock cancer diagnosis in his baby son, whom they believed was 'healthy and growing normally'. Ten-week-old Valentino was diagnosed with neuroblastoma just weeks …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:59:38 +0000: Regulating VLDL cholesterol levels can help prevent heart disease and fatty liver disease - Heart & Cancer
    Home » Heart Health » Cholesterol » Regulating VLDL cholesterol levels can help prevent heart disease and fatty liver disease By: Emily Lunardo | Cholesterol | Monday, November 21, 2016 - 02:30 PM Regulating VLDL cholesterol levels can help prevent heart …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:08:53 +0000: 5 Proven ways to Prevent Cancer Easily - Heart & Cancer
      Want to prevent cancer? From taking an aspirin to eating yoghurt, lifestyle changes could prevent a staggering 40 per cent of Britain’s cancers – here are the proven ways to lower your risk A grim observation doing the rounds on Twitter is that 2016 is …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:28:06 +0000: A consumer’s guide to the hottest field in cancer treatments — immunotherapy - Heart & Cancer
    This post has been updated.  The idea of using the body's immune system to fight cancer has been around for more than a century, but dramatic breakthroughs have occurred only in the past half-dozen years. "That's when the tsunami came," …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:23:07 +0000: When Your Heart Turns Into Bone - Heart & Cancer
    It is with a heavy heart that we report this news: Your heart tissue can sometimes start turning to bone. During a heart attack, blood flow gets blocked and cells die as they are deprived of oxygen, SciShow explains. Sometimes the heart tries to heal …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:30:21 +0000: Singer Sharon Jones' old-school R&B was no retro-style grab; it was from the heart - Heart & Cancer
    Sharon Jones symbolized endurance. The endurance of an old-fashioned style as music changed around it. The endurance of ambition despite the record industry's neglect. And the endurance of a body that withstood disease until Friday, when Jones died of …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:19:55 +0000: Appreciation: Singer Sharon Jones' old-school R&B was no retro-style grab; it was from the heart - Heart & Cancer
    Sharon Jones symbolized endurance. The endurance of an old-fashioned style as music changed around it. The endurance of ambition despite the record industry's neglect. And the endurance of a body that withstood disease until Friday, when Jones died of …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:04:27 +0000: Jean-Christophe Novelli opens up about baby son's cancer battle - Heart & Cancer
    Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli has opened up about the difficult moment he had to tell his sons about their baby brother's cancer battle. Novelli’s third child, Valentino, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma – a rare cancer of the nervous system – at 10 …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:16:37 +0000: Jean-Christophe Novelli Opens Up About 10-Week-Old Son's Cancer Diagnosis: 'You Feel Utterly Helpless' - Heart & Cancer
    Jean-Christophe Novelli has opened up about his 10-week-old son’s cancer diagnosis. The 55-year-old chef’s son Valentino has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare cancer of the nervous system.  Novelli and his fiancée Michelle Kennedy, 40, have spoken …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:39:19 +0000: How to prevent cancer: Quit these sugary drinks warns Cancer Research UK - Heart & Cancer
    GETTY WARNING: Drinking too many sugary drinks can cause cancer new research reveals We all know that sugary drinks are bad for our health. Previous research revealed that sweetened drinks such as Diet Coke can dramatically raise heart risk. While energy …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:37:08 +0000: Jean-Christophe Novelli told kids about cancer diagnosis - Heart & Cancer
    21 November 2016 Jean-Christophe Novelli Jean-Christophe Novelli's son found out his baby brother had cancer at school. The 55-year-old chef and his partner Michelle Kennedy, 40, were determined to keep Valentino's battle with Neuroblastoma, a …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:31:42 +0000: A&E, cancer and maternity units to close in major NHS overhaul - Heart & Cancer
    Thousands of hospital beds are set to disappear, pregnant women will face long trips to give birth and a string of A&E units will be downgraded or even closed altogether as part of controversial NHS plans to reorganise healthcare in England. A …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:54:46 +0000: Older Patients Can Benefit From Lung Cancer Surgery - Heart & Cancer
    When Morton Pollner was diagnosed with lung cancer at age 76, he thought it was a death sentence. Michael Rubenstein for NPR hide caption toggle caption Michael Rubenstein for NPR When Morton Pollner was diagnosed with lung cancer at age 76, he thought it …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:33:51 +0000: Walking Helps Lung Cancer Patients Sleep Better - Heart & Cancer
    EXMOOR, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: Athletes run during the Ironman 70.3 Exmoor event on June 28, 2015 in Exmoor National Park, England. (Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Ironman) Lung Cancer affected 1.8 million people worldwide in 2012.  It is the most common cause …
  • Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:24:19 +0000: Gay Byrne on cancer fight: 'I'm hoping it will be okay... others are far worse off' - Heart & Cancer
    Gay Byrne has vowed to stay positive after he revealed he must undergo tests to determine if prostate cancer has spread to his lower back. The legendary broadcaster (82) broke the news of his ordeal on his Lyric FM show yesterday afternoon. The former …