The best option for cancer fatigue isn’t a pill

Exercise and/or psychological therapy work better than medications to reduce cancer-related fatigue and should be recommended first to patients, say researchers. “If a cancer patient is having trouble with fatigue, rather than looking for extra cups of coffee, a nap,...
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DNA ‘typos’ may cause 66% of cancer mutations

The researchers estimate that 66% of cancer mutations result from copying errors, 29% can be attributed to lifestyle or environment, and the remaining 5% are inherited. Random, unpredictable DNA copying mistakes account for nearly two-thirds of the genetic changes that cause...
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Mussels inspire glue that sticks despite water

Scientists have modeled a new adhesive that works underwater after shellfish that stick to surfaces. It’s stronger than many commercial glues created for the purpose. “Our current adhesives are terrible at wet bonding, yet marine biology solved this problem eons...
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