- There are breast cancer benefits tied to high cholesterol
- Breakthrough! A 14 year-long study that looked at over 1,000,000 people has found that there are breast cancer benefits associated with high cholesterol. The study found that women with high cholesterol had significantly lower rates of the disease and improved mortality.
The link between high cholesterol and breast cancer is a topic that's been fascinating researchers for years. Dr Rahul Potlur... ››› more
- [12 September 2017]
- Chillies fight prostate cancer, boost circulation and more!
- Chillies aren't only great for giving just about any dish a “kick” - they also boast many incredible health-enhancing benefits, such as prostate cancer defence and improved blood circulation.
Don't worry, you don't need to start chomping on raw chillies to make the most of these amazing properties. Chilli powder and condiments can also work this magic in varying degrees! Read on to learn mo... ››› more
- [07 September 2017]
- New ultrasound device may help detect breast cancer sooner
- A brand new research project at the University of Southern California (USC) Comprehensive Cancer Center is actively recruiting women with dense breast tissue to examine the effectiveness of a SoftVue, a novel ultrasound device.
SoftVue is the very first 3-D, whole-breast system that might better assist doctors in distinguishing normal breast tissue from cancers, as well as detect breast cancer... ››› more
- [05 September 2017]
- Anti-inflammatory therapy curbs lung cancer risk, new study finds
- A body of research has proved that patients who receive anti-inflammatory therapy have a lower risk of lung cancer and lung cancer mortality. Now, a new study presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting has found that a commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory drug has the same effect…
“As an inflammatory biologist and cardiologist, my primary interest is in heart disease, but my c... ››› more
- [04 September 2017]
- Three different types of throat cancer and their symptoms
- Throat cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that becomes more common with age and is more common in man than in woman. There are three areas of your throat that throat cancer can affect: Your larynx, the area of your throat used for speaking; your nasopharynx, the area of your throat just behind your nose; or your oropharynx, the middle part of your throat.
Throat cancer symptoms vary depen... ››› more
- [01 September 2017]
- Fish oil supplements can help lower your risk of breast cancer
- Millions of people around the world already take a fish oil supplement to keep their hearts healthy and treat ailments such as depression and arthritis. Now, a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggests that fish oil supplements may also help women lower their risk of breast cancer.
In the past, a number of studies similar to this one have found an ... ››› more
- [28 August 2017]
- Bigger men have a greater risk of aggressive prostate cancer, study finds
- Past studies have suggested a potential link between a man's height or weight and prostate cancer. Now, a new study by researchers at University of Oxford in England has found that a man's height and weight can influence his risk of being diagnosed with either slow-growing or aggressive prostate cancer.
The study concluded that larger the man, the greater his risk of getting and dying from aggr... ››› more
- [28 August 2017]
- Anxiety may prompt unneeded prostate cancer treatment
- Overcoming stress and anxiety after prostate cancer diagnosis is a challenge that most men face. However, it's important you learn to cope with these feelings to make the best choices regarding your medical treatment.
Don't believe it? A recent study published in the Journal of Urology found that anxiety may prompt prostate cancer patients to opt for potentially unnecessary treatments. Read on ... ››› more
- [21 August 2017]
- Eight stomach cancer risk factors you should familiarise yourself with
- Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, occurs when an abnormal groups of cells accumulate and form a mass in a part of your stomach. Approximately 732,000 cancer-related deaths are caused by stomach cancer each year globally, making it the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths and the fifth most common cancer around the world.
Most people who are diagnosed with stomach cancer eit... ››› more
- [17 August 2017]
- Harvard study reveals the prostate cancer benefits of being a coffee addict
- Dear men…
You may shy away from drinking too much coffee too avoid feeling a bit jittery or high-strung. But guess what? A new Harvard study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reveals that these side effects come with a surprising benefit: Lowered risk of fatal prostate cancer.
According to the study, drinking six or more cups of coffee per day can lower your risk of... ››› more
- [16 August 2017]
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