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(HealthDay) -- Chrysotile, a commercially used type of asbestos, induces malignant mesothelioma (MM) in the rat peritoneal cavity, with pathogenesis strongly linked to iron overload, according to a study ...
Medical research Aug 14, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Cancer patients with an unsuspected pulmonary embolism (UPE) do not have an increased mortality risk and have a similar risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) to those with clinically ...
Cancer Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there's a link between allergies and reduced risk of a serious type of cancer that starts in the brain. This study suggests the reduced ...
Cancer Aug 03, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In addition to the well-known risk factor of smoking, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases lung cancer risk.
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Increasing dietary intake of the antioxidant vitamins C, E, and selenium could help cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to two thirds, suggests research published online in the journal Gut.
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Aspirin use appears to reduce the risk of Barrett's esophagus (BE), the largest known risk factor for esophageal cancer, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journa ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a risk factor for certain head and neck cancers, its presence could make all the difference in terms of survival, especially for African Americans with throat cancer, say Henry ...
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Delivering a high-birth-weight infant more than doubles a woman's breast cancer risk, according to research from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The researchers suggest that having a large infant is associated ...
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Frequent abuse by a parent can increase a child's cancer risk in adulthood, and the effects are especially significant when mothers abuse their daughters and fathers abuse their sons, according to new research ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Inflammatory bowel disease is caused by chronic inflammation , which leads to damage of the intestinal epithelium.
Inflammatory disorders Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Around 8,000 cancer deaths in Britain each year are linked to occupations - especially those where asbestos, diesel engine fumes or shift work is involved - a new study shows today. This equates to around ...
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A few simple changes in how people grill outdoors, such as avoiding too much beef or processed meats and not charring foods, can aid in cancer prevention, according to an expert.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A major risk factor for colon cancer the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States is chronic inflammation of the colon. Nearly 10 percent of patients with inflammatory bowel ...
Inflammatory disorders Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Persistent dental plaque may increase the risk of dying early from cancer, suggests an observational study published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Dentistry Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People who survive cancer when they are teenagers or young adults are more likely than their peers who never had cancer to engage in risky behaviors like smoking later on, a US study said Monday.
Cancer Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0