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  • Health Beat: Lung on a leaf

    Health Beat: Lung on a leaf

    University of Arizona researchers believe they may have found the next best testing ground for their work... in the grocery store. Could spinach be the answer? Sounds like science fiction, but it's the latest convergence of biology and technology.

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  • Health Beat: Checkmate for prostate cancer

    Health Beat: Checkmate for prostate cancer

    When prostate cancer is caught early, there are effective treatments that can provide a cure. If the cancer has spread, treatment becomes much tougher. Now, a new trial is evaluating immunotherapy in patients with advanced cases of the disease.

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  • Health Beat: Ketamine stills Parkinson's

    Health Beat: Ketamine stills Parkinson's

    Levodopa is the best-known treatment for Parkinson's, but it can cause some other debilitating side effects. Now, researchers at the University of Arizona are testing an old drug, in addition to Levodopa, to see if it brings relief.

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  • Health Beat: CellSearch counts cancer cells

    Health Beat: CellSearch counts cancer cells

    People diagnosed with early-stage cancer have a greater chance at beating it. But when that cancer has spread, the odds are much lower. For example, the five-year survival rate for someone with stage one colon cancer is 92 percent, but the...

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  • Health Beat: Tips to make vitamins work better
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    Health Beat: Tips to make vitamins work better

    With more than 90,000 supplements on the market, the vitamin industry is a big one in the United States. Since 1999, the National Institute of Health has spent $2.4 billion researching vitamins and minerals.

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