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Aspirin lowers risk of cancer mortality


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Aspirin intake tends to lower the risk of cancer mortality, says a study.A recent pooled analysis of randomized trials looking at the effects of daily aspirin ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk in elderly


August 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A daily dose of aspirin for over-60s can cut their risk of cancer by up to 40 percent, the Telegraph reported saturday.A study found that those ... Read more...

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US cancer death rates continue to decline


March 29th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Cancer death rates continued to decline in the US between 2004 and 2008, a government report said.The overall rate of new cancer diagnoses for men and ... Read more...

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Deaths due to cancer decline in US


January 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the US. According to calculations between 1991 and 2008, over one million deaths from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Argentine capital Buenos Aires becomes smoke-free


January 7th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine capital has now become a smoke-free city after the passing of a new law that prohibits smoking in closed areas like bars, restaurants ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Prolonged sitting raises risk of death: Study


June 25th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) People who sit for extended periods are more likely to die early than those who spend less time sitting. It raises the risk by 40 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Swank films documentary for cancer prevention


May 21st, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has filmed a documentary titled "Choose you" with the American Cancer Society that will shed light on the dangers of cancer and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New York to ban indoor tanning for kids


May 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in New York are inching closer to ban indoor tanning for minors. Supporters of the legislation say many people will be saved from cancer if ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Following cancer prevention guidelines lower risk of death from all-causes


April 16th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years has found non-smokers who followed cancer prevention guidelines had a lower risk of death from cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy drinking ‘ups death risk from pancreatic cancer’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer."Alcoholic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diets high in fish oil ‘help maintain weight during chemotherapy’


February 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study has found that fish oil may help cancer patients-who undergo tremendous weight loss during chemotherapy-regain weight.Researchers suspect that supplementing the diet with fish oil-which contains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Annual mammograms beginning at 40 save 71pc more lives: Study


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Mammography is considered one of the best ways to detect breast cancer, and a new study has backed it by questioning a US advisory panel's guidelines recommending women ... Read more...

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Anti-estrogen medication ‘cuts risk of dying from lung cancer’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen breast cancer medication, may reduce an individual's risk of death from lung cancer, says a new study.The research supports the hypothesis that there is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consistent exercise linked to lower risk of colon cancer death


December 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A new research has found that consistent exercise is associated with a lower risk of dying from colon cancer.The study, led by researchers at the Siteman Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soyfoods protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Including soyfoods in a balanced diet will protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol, and support nutrient adequacy, say experts.Soy and Women's HealthA review of data has suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MRI recommended for women with personal history of breast cancer


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with MRI in addition to mammography.The American Cancer Society (ACS) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long-term statin ‘unlikely to increase cancer risk’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Research has revealed that long-term use of statins is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk.Eric J. Jacobs, strategic director of pharmacoepidemiology at the American Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

White House becomes Pink House as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October 15th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The White House showed its support for the Breast Cancer Awareness month on Thursday when the most famous office-complex in the world was lighted pink in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

White House Becomes Pink House To Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Thursday night, October 14th, the palatial White House turned into a Pink House observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. News of turning the US Presidential residence ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Experts offer 10 tips for breast cancer screening and early detection


October 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering a series of weekly research-based tip sheets regarding a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Color the Town Pink!


October 4th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) October is the breast cancer awareness month and PPI is again painting the town in pink. The campaigning will start from October 1st till the 31st October throughout ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer For Awareness Month


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All over the United States during the month of October, walks, marches, and events are scheduled to raise money for the cause of breast cancer research. October is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Teens Using Sunless Tanning Products at More Risk


September 29th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Approximately one out of every ten teens in the United States uses sunless tanning products, which some may think is good, since it means they are choosing to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking in Middletown, New York could land you in jail


August 13th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 13 (ANI): New York's Middletown City Council has passed an anti-smoking rule, which can land people in jail for up to 15 days, if they are caught smoking in city ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women with larger waistlines likely to die early


August 11th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Women with larger waistlines are two times more likely to die young, reveals a study. Being fat around the middle was already known to be linked to inflammation, insulin ... Read more...

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Larger waist brings chances of death closer


August 10th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): A larger girth can take you nearer to the deathbed, that's what a research has found.The study has found that individuals with a large waist circumference appear ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Larger waist associated with greater risk of death


August 10th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): A larger girth can take you nearer to the deathbed, that's what a research has found.The study has found that individuals with a large waist circumference appear ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sausages and bacon up bladder cancer risk by 30pc


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Additives in processed meat such as sausages and bacon could increase risk of bladder cancer by 30 percent, says a new study.Salts like sodium nitrite and nitrate in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sitting too can damage your health


July 24th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) People who spend their working day at a desk are more likely to die young - irrespective of the exercise they take, experts have found. Women who sat for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Study examines gene that may hold key to reducing spread of oral cancer


July 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago has suggested that the spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sitting too long ‘ups death risk’


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A new study has found that the more time people spent sitting down, the greater their risk of death.American Cancer Society researcher Alpa Patel says that irrespective of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seattle Rock And Roll Marathon Kicks Off In Full Spirits


June 26th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Entertainment and fun-filled Seattle Rock and Roll marathon 2010 kicked off on Saturday morning with over 27,000 runners taking part in the event. The Seattle ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Experts review link between diabetes and cancer


June 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Experts assembled by the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society, have come out with a new consensus statement that reviews emerging evidence that suggests cancer incidence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diabetes increases risk of cancer, say experts


June 17th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) People with diabetes may face an increased risk of cancer, a study has found. "There's a strong consensus that there is a link between diabetes and cancer, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Only one-third of young US girls receive HPV vaccine for cervical cancer


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Only one in three young girls receives the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, a new American study reveals.The study, conducted by researchers at Washington ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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