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2013-09-25 10:44:30

A simple 'traffic light' test that detects hidden liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in high risk populations could reduce harmful drinking rates and potentially prevent hundreds of alcohol-related deaths a year.

2013-08-16 10:15:47

People who reported dietary intake that was most consistent with the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans had lower risk of pancreatic cancer.

2013-08-12 09:49:55

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death and disability in the U.S., while heavy drinking ranks as the third leading cause of preventable death.

Cancer Risk Higher For Taller Women
2013-07-26 05:46:04

Taller postmenopausal women are at greater risk for developing cancer, although other factors that influence height might also be involved, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

2013-07-22 23:01:37

Study Published Today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Examines Data from 54% of Asian American Population Fremont, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013

2013-04-26 14:09:54

Regular exercise has been proven to reduce the chance of developing liver cancer in a world-first mice study that carries hope for patients at risk from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

2013-04-24 14:37:10

A prospective study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) observed an association between risk of second primary cancer and history of non-melanoma skin cancer in white men and women.

2013-04-24 14:32:02

White people who have types of skin cancer other than melanoma (non-melanoma skin cancer) may be at increased risk of having other forms of cancer in the future.

2013-04-09 12:46:56

Although previous research has linked alcohol consumption to an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found that drinking before and after diagnosis does not impact survival from the disease.

2013-03-14 17:26:28

According to WHO, liver cirrhosis accounts for 1.8% (i.e. 170,000) of all deaths in Europe.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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