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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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Women can ‘inherit breast cancer from mother’s or father’s side’


October 25th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women at risk of breast cancer miss out on tests and early diagnosis because their father's family's health history is disregarded.Canadian researchers ... Read more...

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Adhering to healthy lifestyle lowers breast cancer risk


October 12th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women has suggested that regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and drinking less alcohol lowers breast cancer risk for women ... Read more...

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Women in urban areas more prone to breast cancer


October 6th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Urban women are more prone to breast cancer than their rural counterparts due to changing lifestyle and stress.So says Galaxy Cancer Institute's radiation oncology department director ... Read more...

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Women who smoke, pierce nipples ‘more likely to develop breast abscess’


August 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who smoke or pierce their nipples are more likely to develop a breast abscess.Researchers at the University of Iowa found the ... Read more...

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Study shows breast cancer risk factors differ among races


April 26th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A new American research suggests that breast cancer risk factors differ among races.Breast cancer occurs more frequently in certain ethnic and racial groups, but the reasons behind these ... Read more...

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Vitamin, calcium supplements ‘can reduce breast cancer risk’


April 19th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vitamins and calcium supplements can reduce the risk of breast cancer.The supplements are thought to help cells repair damaged DNA using a ... Read more...

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Intake Of Alcohol May Cause Relapse Of Breast Cancer


December 12th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has revealed that post menopausal women who regularly consume three to four alcoholic beverages per week, and have a previous history of breast ... Read more...

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Secondhand cigarette smoke exposure ‘ups breast cancer risk’


December 4th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Women who are exposed to secondhand smoke for a prolonged period of time and in high quantity face an increased risk of breast cancer, says a new study."The ... Read more...

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Mammography could increase breast cancer threat for high-risk women


December 1st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that low dose radiation from annual mammography screening may increase breast cancer risk in women with genetic or familial predisposition to breast cancer.The research suggested ... Read more...

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More women opting to remove healthy breast after cancer diagnosis


September 28th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Te number of women going for surgery to remove the healthy breast after cancer diagnosis in one breast, according to a new study of New York State data.And ... Read more...

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Breast cancer medication may have side effects


September 21st, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Three drugs that reduce a woman's chance of getting breast cancer have also been shown to cause adverse effects, according to a new report. The report is based on ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding ‘cuts breast cancer risk’


August 11th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Women with a family history of breast cancer face a lower risk of developing the disease pre-menopause if they have ever breastfed a child, says a new study.The ... Read more...

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Novel MRI technique can lead to less breast biopsies in high-risk women


June 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison have suggested a new method, that when applied with MRI scans of the breast, can help rid women with increased breast cancer risk ... Read more...

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Family history doesn’t affect hormone replacement therapy-breast cancer risk


May 20th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers from University of Rochester Medical Centre have revealed that the risk of developing breast cancer due to taking hormone replacement therapy remains the same, regardless of the ... Read more...

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Gene that may offer breast cancer diagnostic marker identified


May 5th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 05 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have identified a gene that may provide a new breast cancer prognostic marker.In the study, Ann Killary ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may prevent breast cancer in high-risk women


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Women with a family history of breast cancer can reduce their risk of developing the disease through regular exercise, say researchers.With the evidence that reducing estrogen in the ... Read more...

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Childhood soy diet could cut breast cancer risk


March 25th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Women who consumed high amounts of soy during childhood may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer, says a new study on Asian-American females. The study has ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts risk of breast cancer death


March 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Women who are physically fit are less likely to die from breast cancer, says a new study.The findings of the study by researchers at University of South ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts breast cancer death risk by three times


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study by University of South Carolina researchers has found that women who work out are three times less likely to die of breast cancer.The study ... Read more...

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Both red and white wine up breast-cancer risk


March 9th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has revealed that both red and white wine are equal offenders when it comes to ... Read more...

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Family history raises breast cancer risk even without faulty gene


January 20th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Women with a family history of breast cancer are four times more likely to develop breast cancer than other women even if they dont have high-risk genes, ... Read more...

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Potential links between breast density and breast cancer risk found


December 14th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers from Mayo Clinic have found that having dense breasts, areas that show up light on a mammogram, is strongly linked to an increased breast cancer risk. ... 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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MRI with alternated mammography can effectively detect breast cancers


December 14th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) alternated with mammography at six-month intervals can detect breast ... Read more...

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Family history cannot predict breast cancer risk in women


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Refuting claims of previous studies, researchers from Leiden University Medical Centre in the Netherlands have revealed that family history cannot be taken as a strong predictor of ... Read more...

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Ultrasound-mammography combo detects more breast cancers


May 14th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Combining ultrasound screening with routine mammography may help in more effective diagnosis of breast cancers, but can also increase the rate of false positive findings, says a ... Read more...

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Physical activity may prevent breast cancer in some women


May 13th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): A new study has found that women who engage in physical activity are 25 per cent less likely to develop breast cancer.However, researchers also discovered that certain ... Read more...

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Gene variations may predict breast cancer risk in women


May 3rd, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): According to a new study, gene variations may help predict risk of breast cancer in women.The study, led by Virginia Kaklamani, MD, an oncologist at Northwestern Memorial ... Read more...

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Common gene variant boosts breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 15 (ANI): An international research consortium, led by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ), has identified a common gene variant that increases the risk ... Read more...

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