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Fizzy Drinks May Cause Pancreatic Cancer

Fizzy Drinks May Cause Pancreatic Cancer

The intake of two bottles of sweet fizzy drinks during a week increases the risk of triggering the pancreatic cancer because of the large content of sugar these drinks bring into the blood. Very different from the precedent studies in this area mostly conducted on European or American volunteers the new study was mostly focused […]

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Link Between Brain Tumor And Cell Phone Use ‘Inconclusive’

An international study that has been awaited for a long time now, has found that there is no evidence of increased risk of brain tumors due to mobile phone use. At the conclusion of the decade-long Interphone study, researchers are however saying that the findings were inconclusive and not definitive; that there was need for […]

Coffee And Brain Cancer? How Are They Connected?

Coffee And Brain Cancer? How Are They Connected?

Caffeine may be the avowed villain in a number of situations and health conditions; however the caffeine content of coffee and some teas could actually help to slow down the growth of brain tumors. The growth of inositol trisphosphate receptor (IP3R) has been seen to be inhibited or repressed by virtue of caffeine found in […]

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Tan Still Desirable, In Spite Of Cancer Risk

One would think that a tan is one aspect of personal vanity that people would choose to eschew in the interests of protecting themselves from cancer risk; but recent surveys have shown that this is not so. In a national survey, it was found that a majority of Americans still think that a tanned look […]

Healing From Cancer Is Directly Linked To Our State Of Mind

Healing From Cancer Is Directly Linked To Our State Of Mind

As unbelievable as it may seem, our health is directly linked to our feelings and emotions and this becomes even more obvious at the cancer patients. During chemotherapy, the vital role that people have over there, evolution becomes very important because it is influencing the way their body responds to the treatment. Many people consider […]

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MRIs – An Effective Cancer Detection Tool

Whole body magnetic resonance or MRI scanning is now being seen as a tool to accurately assess the possible spread of cancer even when there are no other symptoms. MRI scans use powerful magnets to create images of the body, are non-radiating in nature and are therefore safe and non carcinogenic. Using MRIs, it is […]

Does Breastfeeding Really Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

Does Breastfeeding Really Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

We have long been told that among the many benefits, breastfeeding is the one that lowers the woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. Is this really the case and if so why is it so? Though studies have found breast feeding to be beneficial for preventing breast cancer, studies have also shown that lactation is […]

The Right Combination Of Vitamins Can Increase The Cancer Patient’s Lifespan

Vitamins combined with a certain purpose can make the body react and respond better to the medical treatment. A certain combination of vitamins can make the body feel more energetic but can also help it fight against terrible disease like cancer. Cancer treatment can be very invasive especially when the body is weak and lacks […]