Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2008-06-05 08:20:00

A Scandinavian study has found that moderate alcohol consumption cuts the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis by up to 50%.

2008-04-14 10:25:00

A healthy diet and lifestyle protect against a wide range of diseases, and new research shows that cancer is no exception.

2008-03-24 16:35:00

A review of cancer screening studies shows that white women who are obese are less likely than healthy weight women to get the recommended screenings for breast and cervical cancer, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health.

2008-03-05 17:20:46

One out of ten elderly adults on Medicare reports drinking more alcohol than is recommended, according to a new study from Brandeis University.

2006-09-01 13:23:34

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is no association between the use of carbonated beverages and risk of subsequent development of cancer of the esophagus as assessed 20 years after the exposure, according to a large population-based study.

2006-08-03 17:34:24

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An international team

2006-07-24 15:23:20

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A study of men and women age 70 to 79 found that those who downed one to seven alcoholic drinks a week had a significantly lower risk of heart problems or death than those who didn't imbibe, researchers said on Monday.

2006-07-10 09:20:03

LONDON (Reuters) - Most female students are unaware that lifestyle factors can influence their risk of developing breast cancer, according to a survey released on Monday. A poll of more than 10,000 students in 23 countries showed more than half knew heredity was a risk factor.

2006-06-28 14:28:36

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The risk of leukemia in childhood appears to be increased when fathers smoke, even if the smoking occurs before conception, and with exposure to smoking after birth, researchers report in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Dr. Jeffrey S.

2006-06-16 14:25:00

Folate in the diet does not appear to lower the risk of developing prostate cancer, but does seem to influence disease severity somewhat, according to findings published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'