Richard Peto

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Premature deaths could be reduced by 40 per cent by 2030, researchers say

A group of leading public health experts suggests that with targeted international efforts, countries around the world could reduce premature deaths by 40 per cent by 2030.Such a reduction would cut the number of deaths among those 50 and younger in half ... [Published Health Canal - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Renewed International Efforts Could Prevent Premature Adult Deaths

With a sustained international effort, the number of premature adult deaths could be slashed by 40 percent within the next 20 years. That's the conclusion of a new study, which concludes most of the deaths of those aged 50 to 69 are preventable. Thanks ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Premature deaths could be reduced by 40% globally

With greater international effort premature deaths could be reduced by 40%, experts say.New research*, published today in The Lancet, suggests that, with sustained international efforts, the number of premature deaths could be reduced by 40% over the ... [Published OnMedicanet - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dying Young Is Quickly Becoming A Thing Of The Past

REUTERS/Regis DuvignauA man takes a bath in Biarritz beach, southwestern France.Picture a world in which making it to old age was guaranteed. That future may not be far off, according to three population and public health scientists who published their ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 11 2014]
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 - 1 reports

Larger animals are 'better' at eliminating cancer-causing viruses from their DNA, scientists discover

A scientific paradox that has baffled biologists for nearly 40 years may have been solved – at least in part– by a study that could explain why bigger animals do not suffer higher rates of cancer than smaller animals. Larger species tend to live longer ... [Published The Independent - Jul 17 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 ...
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