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Another potential mechanism links androgen deprivation therapy to cardiovascular mortality: Study finds that androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer causes prolongation of QTc interval duration which could explain part of the increased risk of cardiovascular mortality and sudden cardiac death in these patients

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the US. As the prostate is a testosterone-responsive gland, androgen

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Scientist reveals likely cause of childhood leukemia: Landmark paper sets out ‘unified theory’ for cause of childhood leukemia — and finds it is likely to be preventable

A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukemia, following more

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Atomic-level study reveals why rare disorder causes sudden paralysis: A hole in a protein lets ions leak into cells, thereby triggering the profound muscle weakness of hypokalemic periodic paralysis

A rare genetic disorder in which people are suddenly overcome with profound muscle weakness is caused by a hole in

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