Posts Tagged ‘cancer risk’

Common Additive In Food Linked To Increased Cancer Risk

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Many of today’s processed foods are considered to be unhealthy because of the many different ingredients they contain. Chemical compounds that enhance flavor and shelf life are also known to cause a lot of other health conditions. Many scientists are continuing to discover how these ingredients may have an effect on health. Recently, research has shown that additives used mostly in ice cream and other processed f

Taking Aspirin Daily Can Cut Cancer Risk

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Findings from research by scientists from Queen Mary University of London indicates that taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of certain cancers, most notably bowel, esophageal and stomach cancers. The conclusions of the study are published in the Annals of Oncology journal. Findings of the said research show that taking aspirin for 10 years can cut the risk of bowel cancers by 35 percent and deaths by

Study: Prostate Cancer Risk May Increase After Vasectomy

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston found that vasectomy is linked to an increased risk for advance or lethal prostate cancer. The findings were reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer related deaths among men in the US. Vasectomy is a common type of contraception which 15 percent of US men underwent the procedure. The researchers analyze

Drinking Coffee May Help Lessen Risk Of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
Researchers have found out that coffee consumption may be linked to a lower risk of prostate cancer recurrence and progression. They found out that men who drank four or more cups of coffee daily experienced a 59 percent lower risk of progression and recurrence of prostate cancer compared to males who drank fewer cups per week. The results of the study are available on the online Cancer Causes & Control journal

Missing On Sleep Can Increase Cancer Risk

Friday, July 26th, 2013
Sleep is an important part of daily life. It provides the body the means to recharge and recover after going through a tough day of activities and stress. The problem that most people face today is that a majority do not get sufficient sleep. People should think twice this time about not getting enough sleep as a recent studies indicates that lack of sleep may also increase cancer risk. Increases Prostate Cancer Ri

Daily Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk By 60 Percent

Thursday, December 9th, 2010
A recent study suggests that taking aspirin daily may help reduce cancer risk by as much as 60 percent. British researchers from the University of Oxford and John Radcliffe Hospital published study results in the journal The Lancet that suggest taking a 75 mg dose of aspirin daily for at least a period of 5 years can reduce the risk of death due to certain cancers from 10 to 60 percent. The finding was a result of