Richard Peto

Type: Person
Name: Richard Peto
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 203. Viral relics show cancer's 'footprint' on our evolution

From myScience UKCancer has left its ’footprint’ on our evolution, according to a study which examined how the relics of ancient viruses are preserved in the genomes of 38 mammal species.Viral relics are evidence of the ancient battles our genes have ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Larger Animals and Cancer Rates

Larger animals have more cells in their bodies, and cancer occurs when one cell suffers the right combination of mutations to run amok, so why is it that animals such as whales do not have higher cancer rates? Here researchers propose a partial answer ... [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Retrovirus, Genome
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Viral relics show cancer's 'footprint' on our evolution

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 17-Jul-2014Viral relics show cancer’s ‘footprint’ on our evolution Cancer has left its ‘footprint’ on our evolution, according to a study which examined how the relics of ancient viruses are preserved in the genomes of 38 mammal ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — The Ochnser Clinic Foundation recently announced that the 29th annual recipient of the prestigious Alton Ochnser Award is Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll ... [Published Newswise - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Study suggests vodka is a leading cause of death among Russian men

Study says alcohol use is cause of death among 25 percent of Russian men who die before age 55. Photo by Flickr user ColognidA recent study in The Lancet suggests that the 25 percent of Russian men who die before they are 55 do so because of alcohol ... [Published PBS - Jan 31 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 2 reports

Vodka Is Killing Russian Men, Report Says

Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka run an “extraordinarily high” risk of early death, according to a new study based on research conducted over the course of a decade. From 1999 to 2010, researchers tracked more than 150,000 adult men in three ... [Published The China Blog - Jan 31 2014]

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...as Peto's paradox , named after the eminent Oxford cancer epidemiologist Sir Richard Peto who first remarked on the phenomenon in the 1970s. "cancer is caused by errors occurring in cells as they divide, so bigger animals with more cells ought to suffer more from cancer. put simply, the blue whale should not exist."

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Natural GMOs Part 203. Viral relics show cancer... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
From myScience UKCancer has left its ’footprint’ on our evolution, according to a study which examined how the relics of ancient viruses are preserved in the genomes of 38 mammal species.Viral relics are evidence of the ancient battles our genes have ...
Larger Animals and Cancer Rates [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 21 2014]
Larger animals have more cells in their bodies, and cancer occurs when one cell suffers the right combination of mutations to run amok, so why is it that animals such as whales do not have higher cancer rates? Here researchers propose a partial answer ...
Vodka Is Killing Russian Men, Report Says [Published The China Blog - Jan 31 2014]
Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka run an “extraordinarily high” risk of early death, according to a new study based on research conducted over the course of a decade. From 1999 to 2010, researchers tracked more than 150,000 adult men in three ...
Vodka Is Killing Russian Men, Report Says [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jan 31 2014]
Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka run an “extraordinarily high” risk of early death, according to a new study based on research conducted over the course of a decade. From 1999 to 2010, researchers tracked more than 150,000 adult men in three ...
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