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Breast cancer risk reduced by sustained weight loss after 50

Sustained weight loss linked with reduced breast cancer risk: Study.

19 Dec 2019 11:22 AM

Certain type of menopause hormones can pose risk of breast cancer

Breast cancer risk from menopause hormones may last decades.

14 Dec 2019 12:24 PM

Higher risk of cancer for women with sleep apnoea

Women with sleep apnoea more likely to have cancer than men.

22 May 2019 12:56 PM

Here's why women reject preventive drugs for breast cancer

Researchers found that almost 29 per cent of women thought doctors prescribed too many medicines.

04 Dec 2018 2:31 PM

People with more siblings, less likely to get cancer

Living in groups has been key to the survival of the human race for many reasons, many of which are obvious, many are unclear.

12 Oct 2018 2:24 PM


High levels of vitamin D may lower cancer risk, says study

While benefits of vitamin D on bone diseases are known, there is growing evidence it may benefit other chronic diseases, including cancers.

09 Mar 2018 8:11 AM

Cannabis extract may put people at higher risk of cancer

The results of these studies clearly indicate that dabbing, while considered a form of vaporisation, may deliver toxins.

27 Sep 2017 8:25 PM

Cancer risk higher among women with gum disease

This study is the first to focus on gum disease's link to all cancers, and in an all-female population.

01 Aug 2017 6:18 PM

Holocaust survivors may face an increased risk of cancer

Cancer was diagnosed in 22 percent of those who were granted compensation for suffering persecution during the war.

11 Jul 2017 9:20 PM

Yoga brings down cancer risk by reversing DNA

These activities are leaving what we call a molecular signature in our cells, which reverses the effect that stress or anxiety would have.

18 Jun 2017 7:01 PM


Risk of cancer in adulthood higher among overweight boys

Overweight boys that lose weight and achieve a normal-weight status by young adulthood do not carry an increased risk of adult colon cancer.

21 May 2017 7:36 PM

New protein effectively prevents HIV and cancer

PorB triggers a sequence of cellular events at the periphery and in lymphoid tissue that are critical for the establishment of protection.

10 Apr 2017 9:40 AM

Here's why breast implants may cause cancer

The cancer affects cells around the implant, although the tumour growth is slow.

30 Mar 2017 4:23 PM

A handful of nuts aids weight loss, prevents cancer

Nuts may help with appetite control, which can prevent weight gain or even help with weight loss.

12 Mar 2017 12:45 PM