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June 6, 2014
by Guest Post

Our own treacherous immune genes can cause cancer after viral infection

HPV (human papillomavirus) infection is widely known to induce cancer. Many of the mutations that cause this virally-induced cancer are caused by a family of genes that normally combats viral infections, finds new UCL research. This raises the possibility of … Continue reading

December 12, 2012
by Guest Post

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Proves Effective at Reducing Depression in People Who Have not Responded to Antidepressants

Antidepressants are the most widely used treatment for people with moderate to severe depression. However, up to two thirds of people with depression don’t respond fully to this type of treatment. New findings have shown cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), provided … Continue reading

November 26, 2010
by Pravda

Passive Smoking Kills 600,000 Every Year

More than 600,000 people, including 165,000 children, die every year from passive smoking, a report from World Health Organisation experts says today. The estimates from the first analysis of the true global toll are based on the best available data … Continue reading

February 21, 2009
by Shams

Arsenic, Vitamin A, and blood cancer

Arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh and West Bengal (India) drinking water is a well-known issue in the last many years. Arsenic is a poisonous metalloid that naturally occurs in soils, and is soluble in water.