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2010-10-27 13:38:33

Almost a quarter of colorectal (bowel) cancer cases could be prevented if people followed healthy lifestyle advice in five areas including diet and exercise.

2010-10-15 08:09:39

Did you need motivation to use that gym membership?

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2010-10-07 06:15:00

Women who drink a few units of alcohol per week during pregnancy do not increase the risk of developmental problems in their child.

2010-10-01 09:28:00

Scientists, health advocates call for national breast cancer prevention plan SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the Breast Cancer Fund presents a comprehensive summary of the scientific data on the environmental causes of breast cancer.

2010-09-30 17:11:34

Close relatives of women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 35 years are at an increased risk of developing other cancers.

2010-08-24 13:58:24

Alcohol increases the risk of lobular and hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, but not necessarily invasive ductal carcinomas.

2010-07-01 10:49:21

Smoking, an established risk factor for colon cancer, may induce specific epigenetic changes and gene mutations that may be involved in the development of colon cancer.

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2010-06-23 06:50:00

Results of a recent study add to the brewing evidence that drinking coffee protects against cancer, this time against head and neck cancer.

2010-06-15 16:25:37

An analysis that included nearly 400,000 participants finds that those with higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the essential amino acid methionine (found in most protein) had an associated lower risk of lung cancer, including participants who were current or former smokers.

2010-06-01 19:34:52

Among Chinese men, calcium consumption — even at relatively low levels and from non-dairy food sources such as soy, grains and green vegetables — may increase prostate cancer risk.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.