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2014-09-06 05:49:54

Have you ever wondered if your bra might cause cancer? Apparently, you are not alone. A group of scientists from the University of Washington recently studied the relationship between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women.

2014-08-12 11:12:35

Postmenopausal women who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity equivalent to at least four hours of walking per week had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years.

Investigating The Impact Behavioral Factors Have On Life Expectancy
2014-07-09 08:22:22

Eating healthy, being physically active, limiting alcohol consumption and avoiding cigarettes could add 10 years to your life, public health physicians from the University of Zurich report in what is being called the first study to ever investigate the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers.

2014-06-25 11:12:52

Challenging risk assessment methods used for decades by toxicologists, a new review of the literature led by environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggests that oral gavage, the most widely accepted method of dosing lab animals to test chemical toxicity, does not accurately mimic how humans are exposed to chemicals in everyday life.

Moles May Be An Indicator Of Breast Cancer: Studies
2014-06-11 13:37:39

More than just a cosmetic curiosity, cutaneous nevi – also known as moles – may be an indicator of breast cancer, according to two research papers published this week in PLOS Medicine.

Red Meat Intake In Early Adulthood Linked To Breast Cancer Risk
2014-06-11 09:20:01

A new study from a team of US researchers has found that there may in fact be a link between increased consumption of red meat in early adulthood and development of breast cancer.

2014-06-05 23:02:08

Large Data Pool Contributes to Importance of Findings and Warrants Further Study Fremont, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 While male breast cancer is

Mammograms Needed More Often For One-Third Of Women
2014-03-22 07:07:50

While three-year intervals between mammograms are appropriate for most women, a new study from the UK NHS Breast Screening Program has found that one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing cancer.

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer May Lead To Other Forms Of Cancer
2014-03-10 07:03:49

People who contract nonmelanoma skin cancer by the age of 25 face an increased risk of eventually developing melanoma or other types of cancer, researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford report...

2014-02-26 08:29:47

New Alcohol Justice Fact Sheet SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.