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Contraceptive Pill Possibly Linked To Prostate Cancer
2011-11-15 09:18:16

Research suggests that use of the contraceptive pill is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer type among males in the developed world.

2011-10-24 12:12:07

Postmenopausal women who gained weight during adulthood had an increased risk for endometrial cancer compared with women who maintained a stable weight.

2011-10-21 09:07:47

Post-menopausal women with high levels of hormones such as estrogen or testosterone are known to have a higher risk of breast cancer.

Women Who Smoke May Experience Earlier Menopause
2011-10-17 07:35:11

Experts warn that women who smoke can go through menopause about a year earlier than those who don’t, and also note that an earlier menopause may influence the risk of bone and heart disease.

2011-10-14 20:44:34

Post-menopausal women who experience new onset breast tenderness after starting combination hormone therapy may have an increased risk of breast cancer compared to women who don't experience breast tenderness.

2011-10-13 05:31:23

An osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging effects of certain breast cancer medications. According to this study, some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition to their anti-cancer medications to maintain bone health.

2011-10-10 09:17:18

A new study has found that an osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging side effects of certain breast cancer medications.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.