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WSU Researchers Find Crucial Step In DNA Repair

WSU Researchers Find Crucial Step In DNA Repair

Becky Phillips, Washington State University Scientists at Washington State University have identified a crucial step in DNA repair that could lead to targeted gene therapy for hereditary diseases such as “children of the moon” and a common...

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2014-08-20 16:25:04

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health (HVCDH) hosted an Open House in celebration of National ASC Day on August 14(th). HVCDH hopes that the open house raised people's awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening and about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients in the Cortlandt Manor community. Representatives from HVCDH hosted guests that included: Cathy Montaldo, Executive Director of Colon...

2014-08-12 16:27:51

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health (HVCDH) is hosting an Open House in celebration of National ASC Day on August 14th, by raising awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening and about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients in the Cortlandt Manor community. Representatives from HVCDH will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, August 14(th) from 2pm-6pm at the center located on the grounds of...

2014-08-01 23:04:42

A colonoscopy specialist from La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills responds to a new study linking carbohydrates to colon cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 A new study published in the journal Cell has found that carbohydrates may contribute to the development of colorectal cancer in patients who are already genetically predisposed to the disease. The study was authored by Alberto Martin of the University of Toronto. In it, carbohydrates were found to cause intestinal...

2014-07-23 23:24:51

Allen Kamrava, M.D., a Board-certified colorectal surgeon in Los Angeles, has launched a website devoted to the treatment of colon cancer, hemorrhoids, and other colorectal conditions. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Allen Kamrava, colorectal surgeon in Beverly Hills, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of various colorectal conditions. The website can be found at DrKamrava.com. “With this new website, I am able to...

2014-07-03 23:00:12

Customers can save 20% on our entire line of premium nutritional supplements specifically designed to address the nutritional needs associated with many common digestive health issues including colon cancer, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and Vitamin D deficiency. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 To celebrate America’s Independence Day GI for Life, a leading online retailer for nutritional supplements that are specifically targeted to enhance colon and intestinal health,...

2014-06-27 23:02:20

In honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, the treatment center is educating their patients and the community on colon cancer. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and the Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio is ready to help patients and the community become more aware of the third most common cancer in America: colon cancer. Colon cancer affects both men and women equally. It begins with a small growth called a polyp. Colon cancer...

2014-06-24 09:58:56

University of Michigan Health System African-Americans half as likely to have genetic marker linked to better survival African-Americans with colon cancer are half as likely as Caucasian patients to have a type of colon cancer that is linked to better outcomes. The finding may provide insight into why African-Americans are more likely to die of colon cancer than Caucasians with the same stage of disease. The population-based study of 503 people with colon cancer found that 14...

2014-06-03 23:11:25

GI for Life, the innovative Nutraceutical Manufacturer and makers of ColoVite, unveiled its national direct marketing campaign, based on educating the public about the latest advances in gastrointestinal and colon health. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The theme of new advances in gastrointestinal and colon health focuses on raising public awareness of the benefits of a nutritionally based regimen for the prevention of gastrointestinal issues ranging from bloating and...

2014-05-26 11:13:00

UT Southwestern Medical Center A microRNA cluster believed to be important for suppressing colon cancer has been found to play a critical role in wound healing in the intestine, UT Southwestern cancer researchers have found. The findings, first discovered in mice and later reproduced in human cells, could provide a fresh avenue for investigating chronic digestive diseases and for potentially repairing damage in these and other disease or injury settings. "We identified a novel role...

2014-05-13 23:08:53

Shahah Mehdizadeh, MD, a La Peer Health Systems Gastroenterologist discusses the sharp drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade that are likely due to the increase in colonoscopy procedures. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to a new report written by the American Cancer Society, those over the age of 50 have experienced a 30% drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade. This drastic shift, explains Shaha Mehdizadeh, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.