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Overweight women with breast cancer 'could halve the risk of the disease

Overweight women with breast cancer 'could halve the risk of the disease … The study found women whose body mass index (BMI) was greater than 30 – the borderline between overweight and obese -had a 52 per cent lower rate of recurrence and a 28-month delay in time to recurrence if they were taking aspirin […]

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Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk

Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk A large review of available data has confirmed what many experts have long suspected: Taking small amounts of aspirin over long periods of time reduces the risk of colon cancer and certain other cancers. British researchers gathered evidence from six … Full News here – Read more on New York Times […]

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Man-Made Fiber May Compound Mesothelioma Risk from Asbestos

Man-Made Fiber May Compound Mesothelioma Risk from Asbestos Workers exposed to both asbestos and another insulation material called refractory ceramic fiber (RCF) are more than 4 times as likely to develop malignant pleural mesothelioma as are workers who were only exposed to asbestos. That is the conclusion of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Daily aspirin reduces cancer risk, according to study

Daily aspirin reduces cancer risk, according to study The research shows that long-term use of aspirin significantly reduces the risk of developing major cancers, mostly affecting the digestive tract, and dying from them. If everyone in the UK aged 50 to 64 took aspirin for 10 years an estimated 130,357 … Full News here – […]

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Mouse Study Finds Prenatal Stress Increases Asthma Risk in Child

Mouse Study Finds Prenatal Stress Increases Asthma Risk in Child Now, a new study finds that prenatal stress may also be linked to the development of asthma. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found that stress among pregnant mice — even a single bout — led to an increased risk of allergy-induced … Full […]

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Stress in pregnancy linked to offspring's asthma risk

Stress in pregnancy linked to offspring's asthma risk The researchers found that high concentrations of stress hormones – corticosterone (CORT) – in the mother were able to cross the placenta and increase CORT levels in the fetuses, which could lead to higher risks of developing asthma and allergies. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Stress During Pregnancy Increases Offspring's Risk of Asthma

Stress During Pregnancy Increases Offspring's Risk of Asthma The negative outcomes include several developmental and behavioral problems. The new study, led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, states that stress among pregnant mice led to elevated risk of allergy-induced asthma in their … Full News here – Read more on Science World […]

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Aspirin and Lifestyle Changes May Modulate Colon Cancer Risk

Aspirin and Lifestyle Changes May Modulate Colon Cancer Risk We observed that fewer CpGs acquired age-dependent methylation in users of aspirin and hormonal replacement therapy compared with nonusers, whereas more CpGs were affected in smokers and individuals with a body mass index > 25 compared with … Full News here – Read more on Medical Research […]

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How aspirin could halve risk of dying from breast cancer: Powerful effects of

How aspirin could halve risk of dying from breast cancer: Powerful effects of … Earlier studies have also credited aspirin with cutting the risk of death from bowel and prostate cancers – and reducing the odds of developing the disease in the first place. But confusingly, in the latest study, the women who took aspirin […]

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New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Adherence

New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Adherence The risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes rises with adherence to statin therapy, providing further confirmation of the previously reported link. However, the benefits of statins still "clearly" outweigh the risks, according to a large new population-based … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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Does cycling increase risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate

Does cycling increase risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate … Cycling is a popular activity that offers clear health benefits, but there is an ongoing controversy about whether men who ride have a higher risk of urogenital disorders such as erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate cancer. The results of a … Full News here […]

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Diabetes increased polytrauma complications risk, including death

Diabetes increased polytrauma complications risk, including death Patients with diabetes have greater risk for complications, including mortality, after polytrauma than those without previous comorbidities, according to findings published in BMC Medicine. Early identification and targeted monitoring of the subgroup … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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New study underway to reduce risk of kidney cancer

New study underway to reduce risk of kidney cancer LOST LOVED ONES TO THE DISEASE. OTHERS ARE IN RECOVERY THEMSELVES. AND EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. THERE ARE ABOUT 63,000 NEW CASES OF KIDNEY CANCER, AND ONE IN FOUR OF THOSE PATIENTS WILL SEE THE DISEASE … Full News here – Read more on Local 10

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Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Some Cancers

Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Some Cancers And those at extra risk for colon, esophageal, or pancreatic cancer – either because of a previous bout, family history or smoking habit – may want to talk to their doctor about whether a baby aspirin a day makes sense for them, said Dr. Andrew Chan, … […]

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Daily Low-dose Aspirin Decreases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Daily Low-dose Aspirin Decreases Pancreatic Cancer Risk They were interviewed in-person about their medication habits, including types of aspirin used (low vs. regular dose) and when they started and stopped using aspirin. The researchers also noted information such as body mass index, smoking history, and … Full News here – Read more on HCPLive

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