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A new study indicates that rates of colon and rectal cancer have increased among people under 55, with implications for people in their 20s and 30s.
Targeted molecular therapies, sometimes called "designer drugs," are moving onto the frontline of cancer treatments because they target cancer cells specifically.
Senator John McCain's recent diagnosis with glioblastoma has brought new attention to the aggressive form of brain cancer.
I'm writing to you from Bangkok Thailand. The country has worked hard to improve its health education, but cancers of the liver and bile ducts remain a top priority for public health.
Cancer in dogs is more prevalent that you may think. But prevention is better than cure. Here's some information about common types of cancer in dogs and preventative steps you can take now.
It’s not surprising that aspirin is being investigated for its potential broader health benefits. Aspirin cancer prevention may be a new use for this popular drug.
Real hope thanks to a novel way of detecting cancers early as well as detecting relapse up to one year earlier. Researchers are now using DNA to identify cancers and to locate tumors in the human body.
If you’re now treating for or in remission from cancer, you'll want to work out whether you can help to prevent a recurrence in the future.
A group of researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute released results of a study that activates innate immunity to fight off tumors: and it works.
Exercising regularly can lift your mood and help get rid of depression. Fight off that cancer fatigue by getting moving and shake off the exhaustion. But before putting together an exercise routine, make sure you discuss your plan with your healthcare team.
So many cancer diagnosis stories start with you leaving the doctor’s office, shocked, scared, but most of all, confused. How can you have cancer? The doctor couldn’t be wrong, could he?
The list of stars who are in remission from cancer and who are talking openly about it is growing: Ben Stiller, Fran Drescher, Sharon Osborne, Lance Armstrong. It's good news.
The Power Of Self-coaching: The Five Essential Steps To Creating The Life You Want
A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve
Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? "Yes, they can," says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase "Captology"(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers. In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in captology, Dr. Fogg reveals how Web sites, software applications, and mobile devices can be used to change people's attitudes and behavior.
Acupuncture for Beginners
Acupuncture is an ancient medical procedure that has been adopted by modern medicine. It is derived from traditional Chinese medicine thus it has been around for thousands of years. Traditional ancient medicine believes that the body is made up of energy called qi. Blockage of qi results to disorders and other health problems. Acupuncture uses needles to unblock all energy points in the body.There are many benefits of acupuncture and if you want to take advantage of this alternative treatment, then this book will serve as your guide.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.