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