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Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to fight climate change – CNN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about…

Prostate Cancer Breakthrough Could Stop the Tumor Spreading After It Becomes Resistant to Current Therapy

A prostate cancer breakthrough could stop the tumor spreading after it becomes resistant to current therapy, scientists say. Anti-hormonal treatment blocks the signal sent out by testosterone that stimulates tumor growth. But eventually the cancer cells become resistant and the growth spreads through the body becoming fatal. An international research team led by Dutch scientists […]

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Scientists Turn Brazilian Tree Bark Into Promising Treatment for Leukaemia

Compounds from a Brazilian tree bark can now be used to treat acute myeloid leukaemia after a new technique that delivers it straight into the cancer cell. The disease has a survival rate of around 20% after five years, and there is a high occurrence of relapse. Caused by an abnormal increase in the number […]

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If You Can Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds in Middle Age Your Heath Risk Plummets

Middle-aged people unable to stand on one leg for 10 seconds are almost twice as likely to die within the next decade, according to new research. Scientists say the simple and safe balance test should become part of a routine health check for older adults. Unlike aerobic fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to […]

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Bone Loss Meds May be Lowering Ovarian Cancer Risk, Scientists Find

Medicines used to prevent bone loss may help lower the risk of ovarian cancer. That’s according to research by The University of Queensland. UQ researchers compared medications taken by more than 50,000 women aged over 50, using de-identified medical records from 2004–2013, to analyze differences in those with ovarian cancer and without. UQ School of […]

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In An Unusual Step, a Top Medical Journal Weighs in on Climate Change – InsideClimate News

For years, research journals devoted to the earth sciences have warned of the dire consequences that could result from global warming and pollution going unchecked. Now, one of the nation’s oldest medical journals has committed itself to increasing the public’s…

Second Trump term would push warming past dangerous limit, warns UN climate chief – POLITICO Europe

Press play to listen to this article BONN, Germany — A second Donald Trump presidency would be a killer blow for efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, said the outgoing U.N. climate chief. Speaking to POLITICO on the…

Cannabis Products With High THC Levels Do ‘Cut Chronic Pain’

Cannabis products containing the active ingredient THC do relieve chronic pain in the short term, scientists have revealed. The study is one of the first into its pain-relieving properties despite many products being legalized and sold across the U.S. Voters in Oregon, Washington and 20 other states have legalized medical and recreational marijuana, however the […]

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Rectal Cancer Trials Deliver ‘Unheard Of’ Result: Remission in Every Patient

Sascha Roth remembers the phone call came on a hectic Friday evening. She was racing around her home in Washington, D.C., to pack for New York, where she was scheduled to undergo weeks of radiation therapy for rectal cancer. But the phone call from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) medical oncologist Andrea Cercek changed […]

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