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2010-05-19 14:14:14

Heavy alcohol use and binge drinking could increase the risk of pancreatic cancer in men, research from UT Southwestern Medical Center suggests.

2010-05-14 09:15:13

A new study led by researchers from Mayo Clinic in collaboration with six other US institutions has found that patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who smoked, consumed alcohol or were obese before their cancer diagnosis had poorer overall survival, compared to patients who did not have these risk factors.

2010-05-06 13:47:00

While previous research had suggested that drinking milk was related to factors that may increase the risk of renal cell cancer, results of a recent study exploiting the genetic contribution to variation in milk consumption suggest that this may not be the case.

2010-05-06 13:39:43

Although acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is relatively rare in children, drinking alcohol during pregnancy could increase the risk.

2010-04-27 14:27:10

For as long as our ancestors have been drawing pictograms or writing prose about food and culture, humans have been imbibing various forms of alcohol.

2010-04-26 08:55:18

A new study finds that factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer among white women have less influence in Hispanic women.

2010-04-26 07:00:00

Calls for appropriate resources to combat the leading cancer killer of women WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For decades, our organizations have stood together to protect the rights of women, including the health and well being of ourselves and our families.

2010-04-21 07:37:06

High dietary fiber intake was associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer when researchers used data from food diaries but not when they used data obtained from food frequency questionnaires.

2010-04-13 14:14:45

New research finds any beneficial effect of drinking moderate amounts of alcohol on stroke may be counteracted by cigarette smoking.

2009-12-10 13:24:58

Post-menopausal and overweight women may be most susceptible.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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