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Fatty diet during pregnancy may cause cancer in offspring


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pregnant women who gorge on fatty foods may increase the chances of their daughters and even grand-daughters developing breast cancer in later life, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Night shift elevates breast cancer risk


June 20th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) Women who did night shifts had a higher risk of developing breast cancer, as compared to sisters who worked in daytime, according to a study. "Our ... Read more...

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Faulty gene spikes prostate cancer risk in men


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A faulty gene that increases breast cancer risk in women also quadruples the chances of prostate cancer among men, says a recent study. "Until now, there ... Read more...

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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

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Women born to older mothers may develop breast cancer


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Girls born to mothers over 39 years and women who were taller and thinner than the average girl prior to puberty faced higher chances of developing ... Read more...

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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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Walnuts reduce breast cancer risk


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A modest amount of walnuts in diet knocked off much of the breast cancer risk among mice.Elaine Hardman from Marshall University's School of Medicine, compared the ... Read more...

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Three hours of sunlight can halve breast cancer risk


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Exposure to three hours of sunlight daily can practically halve breast cancer risk.The research suggests that regular exposure to sun's rays may have a powerful anti-cancer ... Read more...

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Study reveals that drinking coffee may prevent breast cancer


May 11th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has found that drinking excessive coffee might be good after all- at least in preventing some aggressive forms of breast cancer. The new ... Read more...

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Girls’ first period linked to genes, not diet: Study


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Scientists claim that genetic factors have a major influence on the age women begin menstruating, and these could have an impact on breast cancer risk.In recent decades it ... Read more...

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Social isolation, stress-induced obesity ‘ups breast cancer risk’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that stress from social isolation, combined with a high-fat diet, increases levels of a brain neurotransmitter - neuropeptide Y, ... Read more...

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Breast cancer risk ‘can be assessed by examining breast milk’


April 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study suggests that breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk.This screening method has the potential to provide ... Read more...

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Smoking doesn’t boost breast cancer risk in obese postmenopausal women


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): A new study has suggested that there is a significant link between smoking and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, but it depends on their body weight.A significant ... Read more...

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Taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer can save lives and cut medical costs


March 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new research has revealed that tamoxifen, taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and money.The study's results suggest that the ... Read more...

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Exposure to second-hand smoke ‘ups breast cancer risk’


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as a child or adult increases a woman's risk of breast cancer.Their study of nearly 80,000 women found breast ... Read more...

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Obesity could increase aggressive breast cancer risk


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): New research has found that obese women who do not exercise are more likely to get one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancers, suggests a study.The ... Read more...

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Smoking ‘ups breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women’


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 02 (ANI): A new research has found that postmenopausal women who smoke or used to smoke have up to a 16 pc higher risk of developing breast cancer compared to ... Read more...

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Multiple childbirth linked to increased risk of ‘triple-negative’ breast cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has found that the more times a woman gives birth, the higher her risk of 'triple-negative' breast cancer, a relatively uncommon but particularly aggressive subtype ... Read more...

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New technology could serve as a future cancer predisposition test


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new technology that detects distinct genetic changes differentiating cancer patients from healthy individuals and could serve as a future cancer predisposition test.The research team, ... Read more...

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Folic acid supplements contribute to breast cancer risk: Study


February 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has found that the offspring of rats that took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as ... Read more...

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1 in 8 Brit women ‘will develop breast cancer’


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): One in eight British women is likely to develop breast cancer at some point in their life, according to new figures.The grim statistics released by the Cancer Research ... Read more...

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Energy saving bulbs could bring on breast cancer


January 31st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Energy saving light bulbs could result in higher breast cancer rates if used late at night. Abraham Haim, professor of biology at Haifa ... Read more...

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Starting hormone therapy at menopause ‘ups breast cancer risk’


January 29th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has shown that starting hormone therapy at around the time of menopause is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer compared to starting after ... Read more...

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Hot flushes tied to lower risk of breast cancer


January 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have shown that women who have experienced hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause may have a ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to increased risk of breast cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer.Using ... Read more...

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Avoidable breast cancer risk factors identified


January 19th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center has identified avoidable breast cancer risk factors.The research team, led by Karen Steindorf and Jenny Chang-Claude, has ... Read more...

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How progesterone and estrogen increase breast cancer risk


January 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how the hormones progesterone and estrogen interact to increase cell growth in normal mammary cells and mammary cancers.The novel finding may explain why postmenopausal women ... Read more...

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Key info about breast cancer risk can be found in ‘junk’ DNA


December 17th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientist have discovered that a new genetic biomarker, which indicates an increased risk for developing breast cancer, can be found in an individual's "junk" (non-coding) DNA.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Body fat distribution linked to a higher risk of ER-negative breast cancer


December 16th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that body fat distribution does not play an important role in the incidence of every subtype of premenopausal breast cancer, but is associated ... Read more...

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Vitamin D ‘cuts breast cancer risk by 43 pc’


December 12th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that high levels of sunlight combined with a diet packed with Vitamin D can reduce the risk of breast cancer by 43 per ... Read more...

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Vitamin D, sun exposure cuts breast cancer risk


December 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) A diet that combines Vitamin D with plenty of sunlight can reduce breast cancer risk in women by 43 percent. A new study of 70,000 women conducted ... 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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Sleeping with lights on can leave you depressed


November 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Sleeping with the lights on could leave you with a nasty hangover the next day, a study says.Researchers have warned that the glow emitted by a TV or ... Read more...

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Prolonged separation from mum ‘may up chances of breast cancer’


November 8th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A new study has suggested that young mice separated from their mums for longer periods are likely to develop mammary tumours twice as fast as mice that experienced ... Read more...

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Breast density linked to breast cancer risk


October 30th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A new study has found that women with dense breasts and no lobular involution are at a higher risk for developing breast cancer than those with non-dense breasts ... Read more...

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