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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...

2013-04-30 23:40:39

Smoking increased the risk for developing colon cancer, and female smokers may have a greater risk than male smokers, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Globally, during the last 50 years, the number of new colon cancer cases per year has exploded for both men and women," said Inger Torhild Gram, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of Community Medicine at the University of...

2013-04-09 23:04:18

Preventing Colorectal Cancer announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention for its corporate-wide efforts to advocate colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among its employees. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention, an honor the not-for-profit organization established in 2011 to recognize...

2013-03-26 23:20:00

West Jefferson Medical Center, one of the trusted hospitals in New Orleans, are educating patients in a unique way about colon cancer. The health fair will provide a guest speaker and offer a variety of prizes within the interactive exhibit during Colon Cancer Awareness Month. MARRERO, LA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 At the West Jefferson Medical Center's Fonseca Auditorium, a giant, inflatable colon exhibit will be present at the Colon Cancer Awareness Health Fair this Wednesday, March 27, from...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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