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An article in the Los Angeles Times reports that a new study in JAMA has found a connection between certain prostate cancer treatments and the risk of acute kidney injury. These prostate cancer treatments consists of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), which lowers levels of the male sex hormones,...
Bloomberg News reports that researchers at the National Cancer Institute "have produced the largest database of cancer-related gene variations, a feat that will aid research efforts in developing medicines that target the disease more precisely." This database covers nine types of cancer, and includes "six...
Reuters reports that long-term use of low-dose aspirin may lower the risk of colon cancer in women. These results come from a study in Annals of Internal Medicine that was a follow-up to a previous study that showed that heart disease patients who took consistent low doses of aspirin had a lower overall...