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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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Industrial Chemical Found to Raise Mesothelioma Risk in Rats

Industrial Chemical Found to Raise Mesothelioma Risk in Rats About 80 percent of mesothelioma cases are the result of exposure to asbestos, a fibrous mineral once popular as a flame retardant and insulator. But a newly-published study suggests that an industrial chemical called vinylidene chloride (VDC) may … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer Boston, MA — Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The researchers found that the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Daily intake of low-dose aspirin may lower risk of pancreatic cancer

Daily intake of low-dose aspirin may lower risk of pancreatic cancer A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomakers & Prevention has uncovered compelling evidence that taking low dosages of aspirin daily may reduce the risks of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer has a dismal survival rate, as mentioned by the … Full News here – Read […]

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Long-term Aspirin Use and Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Long-term Aspirin Use and Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk This finding adds to increasing evidence of the preventive properties of aspirin in pancreatic and other cancers, said senior author Harvey A. Risch, MD, PhD, professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Connecticut. He and … Full News here – Read more […]

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Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk A new study adds to the evidence that low-dose aspirin, known to reduce the risk for heart disease, may also reduce the risk for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer has a 93 percent fatality rate, and the National Cancer Institute estimates there will … Full News here – Read more […]

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Sildenafil Use May Increase Melanoma Risk

Sildenafil Use May Increase Melanoma Risk Research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine points to an association between sildenafil use and an increase in melanoma risk. In this prospective cohort study, men were interviewed about their use of sildenafil for erectile dysfunction and … Full News here – Read more on Monthly Prescribing Reference

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Viagra May Increase Skin Cancer Risk

Viagra May Increase Skin Cancer Risk Researchers found that men taking Viagra may have an increased risk of developing skin cancers such as melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. The little blue pill may increase a man's risk for melanoma by as much as 84 percent, … Full News here – Read more on […]

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