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2009-02-26 13:28:30

A team of international researchers said on Thursday that healthier living could prevent about a third of the most common cancers in rich countries and about a quarter in poorer ones, Reuters reported. A new study which urged governments and individuals to do more to cut the number of global cancer deaths each year suggests that better diets, more exercise and controlling weight could also prevent more than 40 percent of colon and breast cancer cases in some countries. It suggested simple...

2008-10-03 09:00:07

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2008) - BioCurex Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) today announced results showing that its RECAF test can detect cancer with high sensitivity and specificity using a small sample of saliva. The work was done as part of an ongoing collaboration with the Goshen Center for Cancer Care in Indiana. Saliva from cancer patients and healthy donors was tested using a slightly modified RECAF chemiluminescence assay (the chemiluminescence format was chosen for...


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.