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Artificial muscles are stronger, more durable than human tissue. (Getty Images)

Scientists Make Muscles Out Of Fishing Wire And Thread

Artificial muscles are stronger, more durable than human tissue.

02/22/2014

Scientists say resurrected dinosaur DNA could help humans fight certain diseases. (Getty Images)

Study: Dinosaur-Aged DNA Can Treat Gout

Scientists have discovered a new use for ancient dinosaur DNA – a treatment for gout.

02/22/2014

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Report: New Use For Old Tools Can Reduce Radiation Risk In Cancer Detection

Using MRI with a diagnostic dye may find cancers just as well as PET and CT scans

02/21/2014

File photo of a breast implant. (Photo by GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Breast Implants Hinder Cancer Detection, Increase Death Risk

A new study has found that breast implants increase a woman’s chances of dying from cancer.

05/02/2013

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Study: Coffee Could Prevent Recurrence Of Breast Cancer

The findings of a new study indicate that drinking one or two cups of coffee per day could prevent breast cancer from returning.

04/28/2013

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Study: Nearly Half Of All Parents Giving Kids Medications They Shouldn’t Consume

A recent poll suggests that forty percent of all parents are giving their young children medications to which they should not yet be exposed.

04/23/2013

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Breast Cancer Diagnoses Could Cause PTSD In Patients, Researchers Find

A new study has found that a significant portion of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after finding out the devastating news.

03/03/2013

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Researchers: At Least 13,000 Cancer Deaths Per Year Are Preventable

New research indicates that an estimated 13,000 deaths caused by cancer could be prevented each year – at the very least.

02/04/2013

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Study: Red Wine May Improve Chances Of Surviving Breast Cancer

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found another benefit to consuming red wine – specifically for breast cancer patients.

11/11/2012

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