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2013-09-30 15:46:48

Researchers believe they have discovered how aspirin improves survival in patients diagnosed with colon cancer, the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013) heard today (Monday). Although previous research has shown that taking low dose aspirin after being diagnosed with colon cancer improves patient outcome, the reasons why this happens remain unknown. The new research has shown that aspirin improves outcome in patients whose tumor cells express a specific protein on their surface; the...

2013-08-30 23:19:10

The physicians at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://colon92010.com) have added a new section to their website to help assist their patients in understanding a number of colorectal diseases. The section is focused on patient education specific to the diseases of colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The colorectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates...

Colon Cancer Thrives On Rotten Egg Gas
2013-07-09 05:22:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hydrogen sulfide, the foul-smelling gas produced by rotten eggs, plays a key role in colon cancer metabolism and is a potential target for new treatments for the disease, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have discovered. In a paper appearing in this week's online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the UTMB researchers describe how their cell-culture and mouse...

2013-06-27 23:40:43

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is now one of just two hospitals in the United States to offer colon cancer screening using computer-assisted colonoscopy. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Is One of First Hospitals in U.S. to Offer Computer-Assisted Colonoscopy Remote-controlled system transmits less force on the bowel wall; may allow for a more comfortable and potentially sedation-free examination NewYork-Presbyterian...

2013-05-02 23:20:51

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study that found that the natural sugars in apples, called oligosaccharides, can impede the growth and development of human colon cancer cells. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study that found that the natural sugars in apples, called oligosaccharides, can...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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