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Obesity: a new Epidemic in Latin America

 04/26/2017 - 06:07
Participants of a beauty contest for overweight women at the erotic-products fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Marcelo Sayão

A new UN study says two-thirds of people in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador are obese. The study calls epidemic frightening and finds that ‘overnutrition’ and sedentary lifestyles are costing countries tens of billions of dollars every year.

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Participants of a beauty contest for overweight women at the erotic-products fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Marcelo Sayão

[OP-ED]: How to avoid Trump Derangement Syndrome

 04/18/2017 - 10:41
Many of Trump’s campaign promises and policies are idiotic and unworkable. It was always likely that he would reverse them, as he has begun to do this week on several fronts. EFE
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I didn’t really believe that there was such a thing as Trump Derangement Syndrome -- hatred of Donald Trump so intense that it impairs people’s judgment.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:30am
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Many of Trump’s campaign promises and policies are idiotic and unworkable. It was always likely that he would reverse them, as he has begun to do this week on several fronts. EFE

Knowing the Enemy

 12/08/2016 - 02:51
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Metastasis is a frightening word. It means death in 90% of Cancer cases, as it means the disease is spreading in the body.  However, scientists understand more and more the process of cell-splitting, from beginning to end, binging hope to a near cure.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:30am
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Scientists Salvador Aznar Benitah and Gloria Pascual, members of the research team from the Institute for Biomedical Studies in Barcelona, Spain, have announced new discoveries in tumor cells that could help controlling the spread of metastasis in cancer patients. EFE/Quique García

Universidad de Pensilvania inaugura un nuevo centro de investigación contra el cáncer

 02/22/2016 - 11:17
Inauguración del centro (Penn Medicine).
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El centro, nacido de una colaboración entre el Perelman School of Medicine de la Universidad de Pensilvania y la farmacéutica Novartis, está centrado en el desarrollo de terapias celulares personalizadas para combatir tumores.

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Monday, February 22, 2016 - 10:57am
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Inauguración del centro (Penn Medicine).

Acabar con el cáncer, la nueva prioridad de Biden y la Administración Obama

 01/13/2016 - 15:28
Joe Biden y Obama, durante el Discurso del Estado de la Unión (EFE).
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De la misma manera que hace 55 años el entonces presidente John F. Kennedy anunció ante el Congreso de los Estados Unidos su misión de iniciar la carrera espacial, el actual mandatario Barack Obama se ha propuesto acabar con el cáncer.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 3:25pm
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Joe Biden y Obama, durante el Discurso del Estado de la Unión (EFE).

IBX to cover next-gen cancer testing

 01/12/2016 - 16:20
Photo courtesy of Independence Blue Cross

The insurer will team up with a California-based health tech firm.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 4:15pm
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El consumo de carne procesada aumenta el riesgo de padecer algunos cánceres, según la OMS

 10/26/2015 - 15:11
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Los expertos apuntan, sin embargo, que pese a que el riesgo es pequeño, aumenta con la cantidad de carne ingerida.

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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 3:10pm
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La tasa de curación del cáncer varía en función del país en el que vive

 09/30/2015 - 16:07
La tasa de curación del cáncer varía en función del país en el que vive
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Un trabajo presentado en el último European Cancer Congress celebrado en Viena estudia las tasas de curación de la enfermedad en países del continente.

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