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Cancer Breakthrough: Antioxidants Shield Cancerous Cells, Boost Rapid

My colleagues at King's College London and I recently published research in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute highlighting that free radicals are not just damaging agents. But the same drugs are being tested in clinical trials for other diseases, such as glaucoma, high blood pressure and heart disease, so we know they are safe to use in patients.

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6 pulled from rubble after scaffolding collapse in Houston

It reports five people were rushed to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Construction at a building in Houston took a nasty turn Friday when a large amount of scaffolding collapsed, causing "multiple injuries", a city agency said.

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Bernie Sanders rejects donation from maligned Turning Pharmaceuticals CEO

After bashing him, Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli donated money to Sen. The next day, Sanders, in his capacity as a ranking member of the House Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, sent Shkreli a letter informing him that his company and the sudden price increase were under investigation and requesting that certain documents and information be turned over by October 9th.

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ABC News doctor Jamie Zimmerman dies in Hawaii accident

Her mother, Jordan Zimmerman , confirmed her death  in a Facebook post on Monday, writing on Jamie's page that she had "slipped on a few rocks at the mouth of the Lumahai River" on the island of Kauai and was swept out to sea. Jamie Zimmerman , MD via Youtube Zimmerman traveled in Haiti and the Amazon rainforest, and made a documentary film on Congolese refugee camps. "It was her passion to be of service and teaching meditation was her calling", Jordan Zimmerman wrote.

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Elizabeth Holmes says she 'personally was shocked' by the Wall Street Journal

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the $10 billion company, is not happy with the report. In a teaser for tonight's Mad Money show on CNBC, where she is talking about the  questions people have raised about Theranos , Holmes says she "personally was shocked" to see that the Journal would publish that story.

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Male Breast Cancer Is Rare, But Lack Of Awareness Is Hurting Men

Komen St. Louis also has contributed more than $9 million to breast cancer research since 1999. "He told me no. I'm assuming they are telling everybody else no as well...." "One sausage sizzle we did in August there was snow and rain", she said .