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Sleep disorder doubles cancer risk


September 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Sleep apnoea, linked with snoring and dangerous pauses in breathing, could almost double the risk of fatal cancer risk as those who sleep soundly, says a ... 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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Red meat could elevate bowel cancer risk


August 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Your fondness for red meat might increase your chances of developing bowel cancer due to large amounts of iron in it.The new discovery could open ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills could increase cancer risk: Study


July 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A class of drugs that bring instant relief from heartburn could actually increase your chances of getting cancer, according to a study.It suggests that if you ... Read more...

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Vitamin E lowers liver cancer risk


July 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Greater intake of Vitamin E either as part of the diet or through supplements lowers the risk of liver cancer, new research shows.Vitamin E is fat-soluble ... Read more...

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‘Abused kids face elevated cancer risk as adults’


July 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Frequent abuse by a parent can elevate a child's cancer risk in adulthood - especially when mothers abuse daughters and fathers their sons, a new study ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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No ‘conclusive study’ to link cellular tower radiation with cancer: Medical experts


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) There are no conclusive scientific studies anywhere to prove low radiation emitted from cellular towers can cause cancer in human beings, and authorities must gear ... Read more...

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Dietary supplements can elevate cancer risk: Study


May 16th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Supplements such as beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid, quaffed at much higher levels than their recommended daily doses, are most likely to elevate the risk of ... Read more...

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Oregano can help protect against prostate cancer


April 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Oregano, the common seasoning for pizzas and pastas, could be processed into a drug to protect against prostate cancer with fewer side-effects than existing treatments.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Aspirin cuts cancer risk


March 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) An aspirin a day for as little as three years can significantly reduce the risk of cancer in middle-aged people, a study has said.Aspirin not only ... Read more...

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Lifestyle factors behind most cancers


February 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Lifestyle factors, not exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products, are the most significant causes of cancer, according to the latest evidence.Bernard Stewart, professor of ... Read more...

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Wine, beer doubles mouth cancer risk


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Drinking two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples the risk of developing mouth cancer, Daily Mail reported Sunday.Drinking over ... Read more...

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Many keep smoking even after cancer diagnosis


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) A large number of people, believe it or not, continue to puff away merrily even after being diagnosed with lung and colorectal (large intestine) cancer.Putting a ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts bowel cancer risk, shows study


January 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) People who are most physically active have a lower risk of bowel cancer than the least active, according to an Australian study.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Gene that increases pancreatic cancer risk identified


December 30th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) A gene that increases the risk of pancreatic cancer has been identified, experts say.Mutations in the ATM gene may increase the hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer, ... Read more...

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France advises breast implant removal over cancer risk


December 24th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 24 (IANS) French health authorities Friday urged 30,000 women to remove the locally-made breast implants, pledging that relevant expenses would be covered by the state.The health ministry said ... Read more...

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Trace elements in toenails show up cancer risk


December 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Trace elements present in the toe nail can actually tell whether one is likely to suffer from cancer or not, reveals a study. Researchers from National ... Read more...

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Women with breast implants alerted to cancer risk


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women in Britain who have had breast implants were urged to have medical check-ups amid fears they are at heightened risk of ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug reduces cancer risk


November 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) A low-cost diabetes drug seems to beat the growth of breast cancer, especially by preventing a number of natural and man-made chemicals that promote it.James Trosko ... Read more...

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High-fibre diet cuts bowel cancer risk


November 12th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Eating enough fibre can cut bowel cancer risk by almost 20 percent.Although a high-fibre diet has been known to be good for the gut and protective ... Read more...

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Regular aspirin halves cancer risk


October 30th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking aspirin regularly halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers, new research has found.These cancers develop as a result of a gene fault parent, including those ... Read more...

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Glass of fruit juice carries cancer risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Beware of the hidden danger lurking in a seemingly healthy glass of fresh fruit juice -- the sugar content could actually increase chances of cancer. Australian ... Read more...

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Now, a CT scanner that reduces cancer risk


August 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A low radiation CT scanner that reduces the risk of cancer through its controlled radiation was launched at a city hospital Monday. The equipment, 128-Slice CT ... Read more...

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British women more prone to cancer across Europe


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) British women are more likely to develop cancer by the age of 75 than the average European woman, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said in ... Read more...

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Teenage obesity raises cancer risk


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Men who were overweight or obese as teenagers are more likely to die from cancer in later life, says a study.Even losing weight during middle age ... Read more...

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B vitamins in mother’ diet cut kid’s gut cancer risk


June 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Experiments on mice show that those born to mothers fed a diet supplemented with B vitamins are less likely to develop gut tumours.Previous research in humans ... Read more...

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WHO panel sees potential link between cell phones, brain cancer


June 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An expert panel by the World Health Organization (WHO) has established a potential link between the use of mobile phones and brain cancer, the organisation ... Read more...

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Study reveals that diabetes ups cancer risk


May 14th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says people with diabetes are more likely to develop cancer when they are compared with people who do not have diabetes. The research ... Read more...

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10 yrs in a desk job can double bowel cancer risk even if you go to the gym!


April 20th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Here's bad news for those who sit in front of a computer all day at work.A new study has suggested that spending 10 years or more in a ... Read more...

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Desk job can double bowel cancer risk


April 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) People who have decided to carry on with a desk job for the rest of their life may need to revisit their big decision -- a ... Read more...

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Taking more than 2 alcoholic drinks daily ‘increases cancer risk’


April 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 09 (ANI): A study has indicated that drinking more than two alcoholic drinks a day can significantly increase the risk of some cancers.NHS guidelines state that men should drink not ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s disease linked to increased risk of prostate cancer, melanoma


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): University of Utah School of Medicine researchers have found strong evidence that Parkinson's disease is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer and melanoma.They also discovered that ... Read more...

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Heavy beer drinking, gene variant up gastric cancer risk


April 5th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has found that heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher ... Read more...

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Aspirin may cut the risk of pancreatic cancer


April 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Taking aspirin at least once per month is linked to a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to a new study.Xiang-Lin Tan, a research fellow at Mayo ... Read more...

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