New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns

 Posted by on 2018-04-26 at 13:37  cancer, environment, health, led, lighting, longevity, medical, News, Reblog, science, Technology, urban planning  Comments Off on New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns
Apr 262018
 

Britain’s new generation of street lights risk dramatically increasing rates of breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.

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End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the ‘immortality’ enzyme telomerase

 Posted by on 2018-04-25 at 20:02  ageing, cancer, dna, health, longevity, medical, medicine, pharmaceuticals, Reblog, science  Comments Off on End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the ‘immortality’ enzyme telomerase
Apr 252018
 

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different keys at random, hopefully finding one that fits.

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12 Reasons Why Coffee Addiction is Not a Bad Thing

 Posted by on 2016-11-09 at 00:02  cancer, coffee, food, health, Reblog, science  Comments Off on 12 Reasons Why Coffee Addiction is Not a Bad Thing
Nov 092016
 

Coffee does more than just help you wake up. This is a short-term benefit, but caffeine actually has many positive properties when it is consumed in moderate amounts on a daily basis.

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The Contagious Cancer That Jumped Between Species

 Posted by on 2016-06-22 at 21:51  cancer, health, Reblog, science  Comments Off on The Contagious Cancer That Jumped Between Species
Jun 222016
 

It has spread from one clam species to another, and is one of now eight transmissible tumors. In the northwest coast of Spain, a delicious clam called the golden carpet shell is suffering from an extraordinary type of cancer—a contagious leukemia.  

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Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough 

 Posted by on 2016-06-02 at 01:04  cancer, health, Reblog, science, vaccines  Comments Off on Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough 
Jun 022016
 

The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific cancers.

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