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    1. This Can Help HIV Patients Battling Lymphoma

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People living with HIV are at high risk for lymphoma, and a new study concludes that stem cell transplant should be standard treatment in these cases. The transplants should be "autologous" -- meaning the cells come fro

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    2. No Link Between Coffee and Cancer: Experts

      June 15, 2016 -- There isn't enough proof to show a link between coffee and cancer, and coffee is no longer classified as a possible carcinogen, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) says. "I'm not really sure why coffee was in a higher category in the first place," Owen Yang, an ep

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    3. Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sunlight is considered the leading cause of melanoma, but daily wear-and-tear appears to promote the deadly skin cancer in at least one place where the sun rarely shines, researchers say. Stress and damage caused by w

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    4. Panel: Start Colon Cancer Screening at Age 50

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Reiterating a recommendation last made in 2008, an influential U.S. panel of health experts is advocating that regular colon cancer screening begin at age 50 and continue until at least age 75. However, the U.S. Prevent

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    5. Top 5 Costly Inpatient Conditions for Hospitals

      June 15, 2016 -- Sepsis, a life-threatening illness when an infection spreads through the body, was the most expensive condition treated in U.S. hospitals in 2013. Then came: Osteoarthritis Newborn care Complications from devices, implants, or grafts Heart attacks That's all according to a brief fro

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    6. Novel Brain Cancer Treatment Taps Into Sound Waves

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Brain cancer patients might benefit from an implantable ultrasound device that appears to enhance chemotherapy treatment, a small study says. Researchers from the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital in Paris and other French i

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    7. Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a mainly plant-based diet -- especially one with lots of healthy veggies, fruit and whole grains -- may significantly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. "This study highlights that even moder

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    8. Opioids Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While the dangers of overdose among patients prescribed powerful opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin and fentanyl are well known, a new study found unexpected heart risks with the medications. Patients who had just been pre

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    9. 5 Diet Drugs: Which Ones Work?

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Any of the prescription weight-loss drugs on the market can help obese people shed pounds, although some seem more effective than others, a new study finds. Currently, five drugs are approved in the United States for managin

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    10. Docs Group: Lift Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- On the heels of yet another senseless gun massacre in the United States, the nation's leading physicians' organization is urging more research into gun violence. Specifically, the American Medical Association (AMA) said T

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