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News tag: Cancer


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Brits oblivious to obesity leading to cancer


9 Sep, 2016 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
British population largely unware of link between obesity and cancer, finds new survey conducted by the organization Cancer Research UK. According to the survey, 75% of the interviewed were clueless as to how obesity might trigger cancers such as ovarian cancer, breast and pancreatic cancers. The results are very surprising,…

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Excessive salt contained in prepackaged and processed food


6 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In the United States, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention send a warning regarding the high amount of salt contained in packaged and processed food. In its latest report, the US agency indicated that most of the prepackaged food at grocery store contain an unhealthy amount of salt. A…

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Artificial sweetener may help create new cancer drug treatments


24 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Many people might reach for the artificial sweetener, either because their dentist suggested or they are preparing their body for the summer. A new study suggests that sugar substitute saccharin reduces the growth of particular cancers, encouraging scientists to hope for new drug treatments. As earlier research established, a protein…

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Blind examiners may locate cancer better than doctors can


24 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A group of blind women that have received training to examine breast cancer in Germany may have better success than doctors in detecting tumors. Gynecologist Frank Hoffmann, has introduced the use of blind examiners because of their well-developed sense of touch. In Germany, breast cancer is the biggest killer of…

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Vapors of e-cigarettes linked to repressing immune system


10 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Claiming to be safer than regular cigarettes, the electronic cigarettes have registered sales as high as $2 billion per year since 2007, but high sales do not translate into genuine healthy alternative. Thomas Sussan from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health conducted a study that showed how mice exposed…

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Carrots’ many health benefits


2 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Carrots are so common in the US that it's easy to overlook their potentially powerful benefits to your health. A popular snack food to eat with dips or add to fresh vegetable juice, or as an addition to soups and stews, carrots have been valued since ancient times for their…

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Common household chemicals may cause early menopause


29 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
 Women exposed to common household chemicals have a high risk of early menopause, a new research suggests. The research points out that women with increased levels of some chemicals in their bodies reached menopause between two and four years earlier compared to females with lower levels of such chemicals. The…

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Jet lag pill resets body’s internal clock


19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A pill has been developed to reset the body’s internal clock, ending the misery of sleepless nights for millions of nightshift workers, frequent fliers, and insomniacs, new research unveiled. The human body needs to follow a simple pattern involving sleeping at night and being active during the day. To disrupt…

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Long hours lead middle-age people to binge drinking


14 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Working extremely long hours may turn responsible adults into excess drinkers, who face a higher risk of dying from alcohol poisoning, a new study suggests. A binge drinker has been associated with a college fraternity boy having too much fun at parties, but recent observations include middle-age man working long…

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Eat whole grain foods for a longer life!


7 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
The simple porridge, based on whole grain, may increase longevity, new research claims. Eating whole grain food items is a recommendation provided by most dieticians and healthcare professionals so people remain healthy and stay away from various conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cancer, and heart diseases. Researchers at Harvard…