Tag Archives: cancer risk
Sleep apnea might raise cancer-causing tumor growth due to intermittent hypoxia. Previous research has linked sleep apnea with worsened cancer outcomes and even increased the risk of cancer deaths. For the new study, researchers believe that intermittent hypoxia reduces the… Read More
According to a large Swedish study, cancer risk is related to height and taller people are more prone to developing cancer. The research was conducted on over five million Swedish participants.
The findings uncovered that with every additional four inches… Read More
Smoking has never been good for us, no matter how cool James Dean made it look.
Now the cigarette habit has been linked to even more diseases and deaths than previously thought.
The latest report by the Surgeon General, recently… Read More
People that are tall often attribute it to “good genes,” and they are right – genetics do have a large part to play in a person’s height. However, the results of a new study suggest that being tall may not… Read More
Almost everyone has had a frightening experience with cancer, either directly or indirectly. If you’re like most people, you would do anything to lower your cancer risk. Approximately 1 in 8 American women and 1 in 9 Canadian women… Read More
Of the popular beverages around the world, Coca-Cola and Pepsi generate billions of retail sales annually. However, in 2012, California passed a law mandating that all drinks containing a certain amount of cancer-causing ingredients must include a cancer risk warning… Read More
Ever get that burning sensation down your chest after eating a big meal? If you suffer from acid reflux, you know how uncomfortable it can be. But what you may not know is that, according to the newest research, your… Read More
For years, cancer statistics have shown that the average age for first diagnosis of breast cancer in women is over the age of 50. Now new research is revealing that cancer in younger women is on the rise – and… Read More
Before you pick up that glass of wine tonight, you may want to consider that new research has found that even one drink per day can increase your cancer risk. The study, conducted by researchers at the National Cancer Institute,… Read More
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) recently celebrated World Cancer Day on February 4th and this day is primarily designed to raise awareness and understanding of cancer.
For this year, the UICC focused on dispelling myths about cancer, which… Read More
Approximately 40 percent of all Americans will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime. This statistic is certainly scary, and hopefully, as we learn more about cancer, we will be able to reduce that number in the future. Until… Read More
In the gender battle for who is more physically fit, the male/female war could continue indefinite. But when it comes to one of the big players within the health industry, there is one specific gender who has a real uphill… Read More