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Medical News Today: Cancer cells 'disguise themselves as immune cells' to spread via lymphatic system, study finds

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 02:00
One route through which cancer spreads to other parts of the body is the lymph system. Now, a new study shows how cancer cells disguise themselves as white blood cells to do this.

Medical News Today: Personal microbiomes could uniquely identify individuals

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:00
Scientists have demonstrated that the microbial communities are as unique to the individual as fingerprints and could be used as a form of identification.

Medical News Today: Ebola and other deadly diseases: 'global fighting fund needed'

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 23:00
We cannot rely on individual nations to counter new health threats - world leaders must instead agree a global fund, says a group of experts.

Medical News Today: Study highlights global spread of antibiotic-resistant typhoid

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have found antibiotic-resistant typhoid is primarily spread by a Salmonella typhi bacterium strain called H58, and may even be part of an ongoing epidemic in Africa.