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Reaching Black Men in Barbershops Could Lead to Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer

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Black men who enrolled in patient navigator program at local barbershops were twice as likely to get colorectal cancer screening as those who did not.

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Offer of $100 Boosts Rates of Colon Cancer Screenings

Offering $100 to patients eligible for a preventive colonoscopy screening more than doubled the rate of screening when compared to a simple emailed request, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Essential Oils Can Assist with Livestock Digestion, Study Finds

Kansas State University researchers have found that essential oils can play a role in livestock health.

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New Data Show Three Triple-Combination Regimens Are “Highly Effective” for Up to 90 Percent of Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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A UAB physician will co-chair a steering committee of global cystic fibrosis experts and clinical trial investigators to support the design, conduct and execution of the triple combination pivotal study program.

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Study: Eating at ‘Wrong Time’ Affects Body Weight, Circadian Rhythms

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A new high-precision feeding system for lab mice reinforces the idea that the time of day food is eaten is more critical to weight loss than the amount of calories ingested.

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Bacteria Actively Drive Development of Colorectal Cancer

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Colorectal cancer is fairly treatable when caught early with regular screenings, but it is still the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American men and the third-leading cause in women.

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