Latest Jon Sudbo Stories

2006-01-23 05:33:21

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - A disgraced Norwegian doctor has admitted faking data for two articles about cancer of the mouth in leading medical journals in addition to one already exposed as a fabrication, his lawyer said on Monday.

2006-01-18 12:05:00

OSLO (Reuters) - Health authorities opened a probe of a Norwegian cancer researcher on Wednesday after his hospital accused him of falsifying data for an article published in a leading medical journal.

2006-01-16 12:01:49

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Norway promised on Monday to speed up a new law that may bring jail terms for medical cheats after a hospital accused one of its cancer researchers of falsifying data published in a leading journal.

2006-01-15 08:58:44

OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian cancer expert made up fictitious patients for an article about treatment of oral cancer published in a leading medical journal, the hospital said on Sunday.

2005-10-07 14:30:00

Long-term use of "NSAID" type pain relievers, such as aspirin and Motrin, appears to reduce the risk of oral cancer, a disease that is closely linked to tobacco use, new research suggests. Unfortunately, it may also increase the odds of dying from heart attack or stroke, so careful monitoring is required.

2005-10-06 20:20:32

LONDON (Reuters) - Commonly used painkillers can reduce the risk of mouth cancer in smokers but long-term use could raise the odds of dying from heart disease, Norwegian scientists said on Friday.

2005-04-19 10:57:32

Smokers who've tried but failed to kick their habit may want to pop a daily aspirin, ibuprofen or naproxen (Aleve) to help cut their risk of mouth cancer, new research suggests.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.