Here ’s When Your Body Burns the Most Calories, According to a New Study
Everything from your workouts to your sleep schedule can influence how many calories you burn throughout the day. And according to a small new study, there may be a time of day during which your body naturally burns the most calories. That’s likely thanks to circadian rhythms, which control the body’s internal clock and sleep and wake cycles. These rhythms can also influence calorie burning, according to the research, which was published Thursday in Current Biology. At rest, humans burn about 10% more calories in the late afternoon than they do late at night, laboratory experiments found. That equals about 130...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Trial Confirms Low-Dose Radiation for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Trial Confirms Low-Dose Radiation for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
The safety and efficacy of low-dose radioactive iodine in patients with low-risk thyroid cancer has been confirmed by UK researchers in the longest-running trial of radiation treatment in this setting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Survivor Care; Diabetes and Cancer; Lung Cancer Ignorance
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Should You Take Aspirin Every Day? Here ’s What the Science Says
Aspirin is best known as an over-the-counter painkiller. But acetylsalicylic acid, as it’s called chemically, has many other health benefits, as well as side effects, in the body that have only become clear in recent years. Here’s what the latest science says about the health benefits and side effects of aspirin, as well as which conditions it may treat and those it doesn’t appear to improve. (If you are taking aspirin for any reason other than for periodic pain relief, it’s best to consult with your doctor to confirm whether the benefits outweigh the risks in your particular case.) How aspirin affe...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthytime Source Type: news

Sequential, Initial Combo Tx for Colon Ca on Par in XELAVIRI Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes comparable in untreated metastatic colorectal cancer (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - November 8, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can dogs detect cancer?
Dogs have an incredibly sensitive sense of smell. They are able to detect various types of cancer through odor signatures in a person ’s breath, urine, and skin. Here, we look at how dogs can detect cancer, the types of cancer they can smell, and how medical professionals can use dogs in cancer research and diagnostics. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Merrimack to shelve lead cancer drug, lay off most of workforce
Cambridge biotech Merrimack Pharmaceuticals plans to end development of its lead cancer drug and lay off 60 percent of its workforce as part of a corporate restructuring. Merrimack (Nasdaq: MACK) said during its third quarter earnings report on Wednesday that it will lay off approximately 40 employees by February, bringing its headcount down to 27 people. The company is also shelving what had been its most advanced drug in development, called MM-121, following disa ppointing trial results last month. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Stop Cervical Cancer Screening at 75, or 55 if HPV Test Negative Stop Cervical Cancer Screening at 75, or 55 if HPV Test Negative
Women with a negative HPV test at age 55 can stop screening, but women using cytology testing should continue to age 75, authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Reporting harms more transparently in trials of cancer drugs
This analysis of 122 Phase II or III trials of cancer drugs published in the five major medical journals in 2016 found 53 (43%) contained terms that downplayed harms; of these 14 had no data on severe adverse events, 22 had no data on serious events, and 2 had no data on deaths. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Campaign Aims to Boost Radiotherapy Profile in Europe Campaign Aims to Boost Radiotherapy Profile in Europe
The value of radiotherapy in cancer management is now the subject of a new European campaign to raise its profile and make it more widely availableMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

OncoSec Appoints Robert Ward to its Board of Directors
Seasoned Biopharmaceutical Industry Leader Brings Extensive Experience in Drug Development and Commercialization SAN DIEGO and PENNINGTON, N.J., Nov. 8, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OncoSec) (NASDAQ: O... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Personnel OncoSec Medical, intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, TAVO (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Improved Long-Term Pregnancy Outcomes for Goserelin & #43; Chemo
THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- For premenopausal women with stage I to IIIA estrogen receptor-negative, progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer, goserelin plus chemotherapy is associated with an increased likelihood of becoming pregnant without an... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Company executive, 42, reveals the 'disappointment' of failing to consummate his marriage
Ben Twemlow, from Chatham in Kent, was diagnosed with testicular cancer last summer and immediately proposed to his partner but, when they got married in Las Vegas, he couldn't have sex. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cancer warning - does your mouth look like this? How to reveal your risk
CANCER symptoms vary from person to person, and are dependent on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could reveal your risk of the deadly condition by looking in your mouth. These are the warning signs of mouth cancer. Are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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South Africa: Nuclear Meds Can Cure Cancer, and It's Nothing to Be Scared of - SA Nuclear Energy Corporation
[News24Wire] Nuclear medicine is safe and, above all, hugely effective in the treatment of cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women were waiting months for a mastectomy. This surgeon changed that.
In South Africa breast cancer can take 8 months to be diagnosed and 4 months for treatment to begin, but Project Flamingo is reducing the problem through its volunteer surgeons, who operate in their spare time -- and for free. To date they have saved the lives of 500 women. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Health Tip: Understanding the HPV Vaccine
-- The HPV vaccine protects against human papillomavirus, which has been shown to cause cancer in males and females, the American Cancer Society says. More than 270 million doses have been administered since 2006, reports the society, saying studies... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

3D head models reduce workload for brain radiotherapy
3D-printed models of human heads may remove the need for brain cancer patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing enhances training for cleft lip repair 3D printing boosts efficiency of rib fracture repair Virtual reality, 3D printing resolve obscure lung cancer 3D-printed device aids knee replacement surgery 3D-printed hips may improve complex fracture diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Longer mammography follow-up may be risky for many women
Mammography facilities that serve more "vulnerable" women tend to have longer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle Patient navigators help black women with mammograms Insurance affects women's breast cancer mortality risk How effective are mobile mammography programs? Asian women less apt to undergo mammography follow-up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years
(Queen Mary University of London) Women who take part in breast screening have a significantly greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened, according to a study of more than 50,000 women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Double whammy for grieving spouses with sleep problems
(Northwestern University) Sleep disturbances have a strong negative impact on the immune system of people who have recently lost a spouse, reports a new study. The overactivated immune system of the bereaved triggered by sleep disturbances -- and resulting chronic inflammation -- may make them more susceptible to heart disease or cancer. Grieving spouses have a higher risk of developing heart disease or dying within a year of their loved one's death (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Baby 'boom' and 'bust': Nations' rates of childbirth vary significantly
(Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) Ninety-one nations are not producing enough children to maintain their current populations, while the opposite is true in 104 countries where high birth rates are driving population increases, according to a new scientific study.Total fertility rates (TFR), a summary measurement representing the average number of children a woman would deliver over her lifetime, have declined since 1950. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

ThyroSeq test helps patients avoid unnecessary diagnostic thyroid surgery, study shows
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) UPMC-developed genetic test helps avoid preventable surgery, curb health care costs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

We now know how RNA molecules are organized in cells
(University of Montreal) With their new finding, Canadian scientists urge revision of decades-old dogma on protein synthesis (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Genetic 'whodunnit' for cancer gene solved
(Salk Institute) Long thought to suppress cancer by slowing cellular metabolism, the protein complex AMPK also seemed to help some tumors grow, confounding researchers. Now, Salk Institute researchers have solved the long-standing mystery around why AMPK can both hinder and help cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New wireless device can aid recovery of breast cancer patients
(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Patient studies of a new sensing device have proved it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery, making it easier to take effective remedial action. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Prostate cancer radiotherapy more precisely targeted with nuclear medicine imaging
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) A nuclear medicine imaging procedure can pinpoint prostate cancer with superior accuracy, allowing more precisely targeted treatment, according to new research featured in the November 2018 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Grants aim to give veterans better access to cancer trials
(SWOG) For the fourth year, SWOG Cancer Research Network and its charity, The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research, are giving military veterans better access to cancer clinical trials by providing grant support to US Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New book on Translation Mechanisms and Control from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press) " Translation Mechanisms and Control " , published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, examines our current understanding of all aspects of protein synthesis and its control. The contributors describe recent insights into the fundamental steps in translation (initiation, elongation, termination, and ribosome recycling) based on high-resolution structures of the translational machinery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

First-ever prostate cancer treatment uses gold nanoparticles to destroy tumorous cells
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is the first trial of its kind in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Alex Huang, M.D., Ph.D., awarded $1.35 million to conduct lifesaving childhood cancer research
(Case Western Reserve University) Leading cancer researcher, Alex Huang M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a three-year, $1.35 million grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation and the Osteosarcoma Collaborative to develop new ways to treat osteosarcoma, a rare cancer that begins in the bone. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gene signature discovery may predict response to immune therapy
(University Health Network) Scientists led by Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a gene signature biomarker that may predict which patients will respond -- or not -- to immune therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Targeted radiation provides option for kids with difficult-to-treat liver cancer
(Nemours) Targeted tumor radiation provides a feasible treatment option for children with difficult-to-treat liver cancer, according to a new study published today in the journal Pediatric Blood and Cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Combination chemotherapy and immunotherapy effective in Phase II leukemia study
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) A combination of the standard-of-care chemotherapy drug known as azacitidine, with nivolumab, an immune checkpoint inhibitor, demonstrated an encouraging response rate and overall survival in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) according to findings from a Phase II study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Radiation therapy advances extend, improve lives of patients with anal cancer, studies find
(American Society for Radiation Oncology) Two recent studies find advances in radiation therapy are helping to prolong or improve the lives of people with anal cancer, including those whose cancer has advanced to stage IV. Both studies were published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics (Red Journal), the flagship scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Increase in Liver Cancer Deaths: Clin Onc News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, shorter trastuzumab course better? (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - November 8, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Androgen Deprivation Tied to Greater HF Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Risk elevated with ADT use of more than 6 months (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - November 8, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

IIT Roorkee researchers make headway in cancer therapy
Led by P Gopinath, a team of IIT Roorkee researchers, have developed nanosized (having dimensions of a few nano meter) carbon materials have been extracted from the leaves of the rosy periwinkle plant. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slim isn’t enough: Post-menopausal women need to be fit too in order to avoid breast cancer risk
(Natural News) Post-menopausal women with a normal body mass index (BMI), but who have high amounts of body fat are more prone to breast cancer, a study presented to the American Association for Cancer Research found. This means that for post-menopausal women, it is not enough to be slim but to be fit as well... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Ashwagandha extract helps cancer patients stay strong
(Natural News) Cancer brings with it a host of deleterious health conditions such as cachexia, where the body of the patient grows weak. Indian researchers believe ashwagandha root can mitigate this physical degeneration. They tested an extract of the herbal remedy for its anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor activities, which help prevent the progressive condition. One out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture at these specific points alleviates pain in cancer patients
(Natural News) Cancer causes many adverse complications, including constant pain. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked into the viability of using acupuncture to soothe this pain and cause relief to cancer patients. Although cancers are named after the body part where the tumor – or tumors, in some cases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Molds in food supplies are thought to be responsible for thousands of cases of liver cancer, immune suppression in children
(Natural News) Mycotoxins, the toxic substances produced by fungi, are one of the most serious food safety problems that affect staple crops. Aflatoxins, the focus of this research, has been extensively studied and it is responsible for a whopping 90,000 cases of liver cancer annually. For this study, researchers looked into aflatoxins to determine how agricultural research can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Women Who Are Early Risers Have Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer, Says New Study
(CNN) — Women who are naturally early risers were found to have lower risk of developing breast cancer than evening types in a new study. One in 100 women who considered themselves morning people developed breast cancer, compared with two in every 100 women who called themselves evening people. Cancer risks associated with a person’s body clock and sleep patterns have been reported in previous research and the UK researchers wanted to explore sleep traits in more detail, as well as any genetic factors underlying this. Self-reported preferences for mornings or evenings (by their own definition of that preference...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Breast Cancer Local TV Source Type: news

Benzene-Related Cancer Case Removed To Federal Court In Timely Manner, Judge Says
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge in Louisiana on Oct. 17 ruled that a lawsuit brought by a man who alleges that his cancer was caused by exposure to benzene while working on a ship was removed to federal court in a timely manner, and the plaintiff's motion to remand was denied (Kenneth Matte v. Mobil Exploration and Producing North America Inc., et al., No. 18-7446, E.D. La., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 178388). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Juror: Glyphosate Verdict Not Due To 'Inflamed' Passions; Finding Should Stand
SAN FRANCISCO - One of the members of the California jury that awarded a cancer victim $289,254,882.32 in damages for exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto Co.'s herbicide Roundup, on Oct. 19 said in a phone interview that the judge should deny the company's attempts to throw out the verdict because Monsanto's allegation that the jury was "inflamed with passion" following the plaintiff counsel's closing argument "is just not true" (DeWayne Johnson v. Monsanto Company, No. CGC 16550128, Calif. Super., San Francisco Co.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Cancer Victim Accepts Reduced Punitive Damages Award In Monsanto Glyphosate Case
SAN FRANCISCO - A cancer victim who won $289,254,882.32 in damages for exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto Co.'s herbicide Roundup, on Oct. 26 filed a notice of acceptance of the reduced punitive damages verdict, which was cut by nearly $211 million (DeWayne Johnson v. Monsanto Company, No. CGC 16550128, Calif. Super., San Francisco Co.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

‘ Meat Taxes ’ Would Save Lives And Cut Health Care Costs, Study Says
(CNN) — It would drive up the price of your barbecue but a global “meat tax” could save 220,000 lives and cut health care bills by $41 billion each year, according to a new study. The numbers are based on evidence that links meat consumption to increased risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. Three years ago, the World Health Organization declared red meat such as beef, lamb and pork to be carcinogenic when eaten in processed forms, including sausages, bacon and beef jerky. Health officials have also declared that unprocessed red meat like steak and burgers are “probably” carcinog...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Local TV Meat Source Type: news

Head & Neck Cancer: Mixed Results with Intensified Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Concurrent chemo with cetuximab-RT improves PFS but not induction (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

University gets millions in federal dollars for leukemia research
Washington University was one of three U.S. academic centers to win millions in federal funding to continue research into leukemia and related blood cancers. The National Institutes of Health awarded an $11.5 million grant funding a Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE) in leukemia at the university. Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are the other SPORE leukemia academic centers. The NIH program is intended to connect promising… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

University gets millions in federal dollars for leukemia research
Washington University was one of three U.S. academic centers to win millions in federal funding to continue research into leukemia and related blood cancers. The National Institutes of Health awarded an $11.5 million grant funding a Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE) in leukemia at the university. Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are the other SPORE leukemia academic centers. The NIH program is intended to connect promising… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news