Caroline Little

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Many cancers caused by bad luck

Everyone has heard of the risk factors associated with a higher chance of developing cancer – tobacco, alcohol, hair dye, the contraceptive pill, obesity and UV radiation from the sun to name just a few. However, a recent study from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has found that nearly two thirds of cancers could be…

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Alzheimer’s weak spot found in brain

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia afflicting the global population. It is such a widespread disease that you would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t know the symptoms associated with it – confusion, mood swings, language deterioration, and eventually long-term memory loss. One of the main issues associated with Alzheimer’s disease…