Obstetrics & gynaecology

HRT could raise odds for asthma

Millions of women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease their transition through menopause may be unknowingly upping their risk for asthma.

Oncology & Cancer

Excess body fat increases risk of digestive system cancers

Obesity increases the risk of developing cancers of the digestive system and it is the person's fat mass, rather than size, that is the main obesity-related risk factor for these cancer types, according to a new study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Healthy lifestyle may help mitigate high genetic risk of cancer

Healthy lifestyle factors such as abstinence from smoking and drinking, low body mass index, and exercise correlated with decreased cancer incidence, even in individuals with a high genetic risk, according to results of a ...

Oncology & Cancer

Smoking cessation after NSCLC diagnosis cuts mortality risk

(HealthDay)—For patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), smoking cessation after diagnosis is associated with a reduced risk for all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and disease progression, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Risk of psoriasis increased for cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Cancer survivors, especially survivors of hematologic malignancies, have an increased risk for psoriasis, according to a research letter published online June 30 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

The effect of acute exercise in humans on cancer cell growth

New research presented at The Physiological Society's Annual Conference Physiology 2021 shows that molecules released into the bloodstream during exercise (such as small proteins) can act directly on bowel cancer cells to ...

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