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Cancer – Now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday. Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults globally, accounting for more than 40 percent of deaths, the data showed. It was thought Read more


Fight Against Cancer: Swedish researchers discover new clues

Agency Report Small molecules that specifically restrain a selenium-containing enzyme in the human body may be a tool to fight cancer, a study published in a U.S. medical journal said. The study published in Science Translational Medicine said researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious medical universities, treated Read more