New research debunks importance of eye contact

Remember that magical moment when you first locked eyes with your partner and felt an instant connection? Chances are they were looking at your mouth. Or your ear. Yes, eye contact might be all in our heads, according to new research by Edith Cowan University. Using eye tracking technology, ECU researchers have demonstrated that people […]

Four out of five prostate cancer patients in Ireland showed no symptoms when they were diagnosed, new research shows

Four out of five Irish men with prostate cancer showed no symptoms when they were diagnosed with the disease, according to new research. The research funded by the health charity, The Movember Foundation, looked at 4,800 patients who were diagnosed with the disease in 2016 and 2017. The study, carried out by the Irish Prostate […]

Nova Scotia launches research program with exercise as part of cancer treatment

A new research project in Nova Scotia is including exercise as part of cancer care, hoping to show it improves patient health and saves on the costs of treating the illnesses. Nova Scotia’s health authority issued a news release Friday featuring former premier and senator John Buchanan as one of the participants. Buchanan says the […]

Event highlights importance of cancer research

Josue Flores’s story of survival was just one of many shared at the Cancer Research Breakfast in Providence Friday morning. Patients, physicians and public health advocates attended the fifth annual breakfast hosted by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network. The event was a forum for all to discuss what’s been working in Rhode Island and nationwide in […]