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Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists are working to find new ways to treat pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest types of cancer in the United States.
Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

Although the overall rate of colon cancer has fallen in recent decades, new research suggests that over the last 20 years the disease has been increasing among young and early middle-aged American adults.
Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

Daily drinking increases the risk of alcohol-related liver cirrhosis, a new study found.
FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Generic Form of Nexium Approved

The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Viruses May Play Role in Crohn's Disease, Colitis: Study

Viruses may play a role in inflammatory bowel diseases, including the two most common types, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, a new study reveals.
Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study

The overuse of antibiotics to treat travelers' diarrhea may contribute to the spread of drug-resistant superbugs, a new study suggests.
Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women

Women who harbor the stomach bacteria Helicobacter pylori(or H. pylori) may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study suggests.
Pursuing Pancreatic Cancer's Deadly Secret

A new lab study might help explain why pancreatic cancer is so deadly.
Fewer Patients With Advanced Colon Cancer Getting Surgery, Report Finds

Fewer U.S. colon cancer patients who are diagnosed in the final stages of their disease are having what can often be unnecessary surgery to have the primary tumor removed, researchers report.

 

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