Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2006-01-06 09:20:00

Increasing the price of beer, wine, and liquor has been proposed as a way to reduce alcohol consumption, and hence problems related to drinking alcohol. But research published this month suggests that "across-the-board" price increases may not reduce alcohol sales, and might even increase them.

2005-12-28 15:20:00

Moderate alcohol intake appears to be associated with a decreased risk of kidney cancer in middle-aged and older women, according to a study conducted in Sweden.

2005-12-15 12:08:30

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While there is never a good time to start smoking, new research shows that women who light up before their first full-term pregnancy may slightly increase their risk of breast cancer after menopause.

2005-12-12 16:07:55

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Drinking two or more cups of tea per day may dramatically cut the risk of ovarian cancer, a Swedish study of more than 61,000 women said on Monday.

2005-12-12 07:50:20

LONDON (Reuters) - Common infections that affect mothers and babies may trigger certain types of childhood cancers, researchers said on Monday.

2005-12-09 09:36:32

By Graciela Flores NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with cancer of the larynx or lower pharynx, continuing to smoke or drink alcohol make it less likely that they'll survive, while eating a diet rich in vegetables and vitamin C improves their survival, a new study shows.

2005-12-02 11:22:52

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Providing seniors with personalized information about their drinking and health can effectively reduce their alcohol consumption and other drinking risks, new research found.

2005-12-01 16:53:52

Moderate physical activity, which is believed to help reduce the risk of breast cancer, may do so because it increases production of a hormone believed to have protective effects against the disease, a Canadian research team has learned.

2005-11-17 10:25:20

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men and women with diabetes are at increased risk for developing cancer of the colon and rectum, according to a report from Sweden. The findings are based on an analysis of data pooled from 15 studies, which included more than 2.5 million subjects.

2005-11-16 06:50:00

Mouth cancer linked to smoking and drinking now kills more people in the UK than cervical and testicular cancer together, experts said on Wednesday.

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