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Low-carb diets better for easing weight: Study


December 13th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A low-carb diet is better than a standard, calorie-restricted one for cutting down weight and lowering blood levels of cancer-promoting hormone insulin, a British study has ... Read more...

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Breast cancer among pregnant women on rise


December 13th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Breast cancer rates among pregnant women are on the rise, warns an expert. The diagnosis of the disease in expectant mothers leads to a terrible dilemma as the ... Read more...

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New imaging technique may reduce lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 13th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists have used a new imaging technique that may help in reducing lymphedema in breast cancer patients by 55 percent.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic reported that integrating single ... Read more...

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Depression drug may relieve pain from breast cancer treatment


December 13th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug usually used to treat depression and anxiety disorder helped in reducing joint and muscle pain linked with a breast cancer ... Read more...

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Depression drug may ease pain from breast cancer treatment: Study


December 12th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug, commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorder, can effectively reduce joint and muscle pain associated with a breast cancer treatment.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Circulating tumour cells in blood up death risk in early-stage breast cancer patients


December 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that the presence of one to four circulating tumour cells in the blood of patients, who are in the early stages of breast ... Read more...

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Estrogen alone can cut risk of breast cancer


December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) utilizing estrogen alone helps in reducing breast cancer risk."Our analysis suggests that, contrary to previous thinking, there is ... Read more...

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More alcohol ups risk of breast cancer recurrence


December 14th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Moderate to heavy alcohol consumption may trigger increased risk of breast cancer recurrence. Post-menopausal or overweight women may be most susceptible to the effects of alcohol on recurrence, ... Read more...

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New drug effective against breast tumours


December 13th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new antibody-drug has shown promise in shrinking or halting the growth of breast tumours, say researchers.The metastatic HER2-positive cancer had become resistant to standard therapies.Lead researcher Dr ... Read more...

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Breast cancer drug may reduce risk of death from lung cancer


December 12th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Anti-estrogens used to treat breast cancer, may also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer, a new study suggests."We found a reduction in lung cancer mortality among ... Read more...

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MRI and mammography diagnoses breast cancer at earlier stages


December 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) together with mammography can diagnose almost all cancers early, greatly reducing the occurrence of advanced stage breast cancer in high-risk women, a new study ... Read more...

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Booze may raise breast cancer recurrence risk


December 11th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Drinking alcoholic beverages is associated with a 30 percent increased risk of breast cancer recurrence, says a new study.According to the new Kaiser Permanente study, post-menopausal or overweight ... Read more...

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Benign breast disease ups young woman’’s breast cancer risk


December 14th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a type of benign breast disease (BBD), known as atypical hyperplasia, substantially increases a young woman''s risk of developing breast ... Read more...

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