Oncology & Cancer

Increasing level of alcohol intake may raise risk for cancer

Adults who increase their alcohol consumption may have a higher risk for alcohol-related cancers and all cancers versus adults who had sustained quitting or reduced levels of drinking, according to a study published online ...

Inflammatory disorders

Smoking is causally associated with psoriasis risk

Smoking, but not alcohol consumption, is causally associated with psoriasis, according to a study published online June 28 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Health

How to quit smoking: What to expect and how to quit for good

If you smoke, you're probably aware of a stark reality: Cigarettes are the lead cause of preventable disease, disability and death, killing more than 480,000 people every year. At the same time, an estimated one-third of ...

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Ceasefire

A ceasefire (or truce) is a temporary stoppage of a war in which each side agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions. Ceasefires may be declared as part of a formal treaty, but they have also been called as part of an informal understanding between opposing forces. An armistice is a formal agreement to end fighting.

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