November 12, 2012
SMACKING or shouting at children boosts their risk of developing cancer, heart disease and asthma, British researchers have claimed.
Psychologists said that punishment in childhood makes kids more prone to serious illness later in life.
They state that hitting or even just yelling at youngsters can trigger a significant chain of biological changes that can damage their future health.
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(PreventDisease) – If you love cooking your meat on a pan, beware. Meats fried at higher temperatures, especially in pans and on gas stoves, increases the risk of advanced forms of cancer by as much as 40 percent suggests new research.
The most surprising outcome of the study is that less than 2 servings per week will increase cancer risk. “We found that men who ate more than 1.5 servings of [...]
A new study offers the most solid evidence to date that radiation from CT scans increases children’s risk of developing leukemia and head and neck cancer.
Children and adolescents who received two to three computed tomography scans of the head were three times as likely to develop brain cancer as those in the general population, according to the study of 176,587 children.
The study, published online Wednesday in the journal Lancet, also [...]
June 1, 2012
Everyone is deathly afraid of coming down with cancer, yet the very lifestyle that promotes cancer is the most popular. Cancer has been one of the leading causes of death in the United States, UK, and many other nations for years. Something is terribly wrong, as the war on cancer is failing miserably. The use of pharmaceutical drugs is not the answer, and the idea of prevention [...]
Women who work night shifts are at higher risk of breast cancer, warn researchers.
Their findings suggest working at night increases the chances of the disease by 40 per cent.
Women working more than two night shifts a week have double the risk of those on day shifts, says a report from scientists, while night workers who also describe themselves as ‘morning people’ or ‘larks’ have a stronger risk than those who [...]
One in five Scottish breast cancer cases is caused by alcohol – and there is no ‘safe’ limit to avoid the risk.
The warning comes amid a ‘silent epidemic’ of women drinking to excess.
The high level of consumption north of the Border has seen the number of new breast cancer cases linked directly with alcohol soar in the past decade.
‘Silent epidemic’: The high level of drinking north of the Border has [...]
Snoring and other types of ‘sleep disordered breathing’, as it is known, can deprive the body of enough oxygen for hours at a time.
Scientists now believe having low blood oxygen levels can trigger the development of cancerous tumours, by promoting the growth of the vessels that feed them.
They say in future doctors could help people fight the disease by stopping them snoring.
Researchers in the US looked at cancer rates [...]
It may not be the most obvious of health foods, but pizza could be good for you, research suggests.
Scientists have found that oregano, a seasoning commonly used in pizza and other Italian food, has the potential to become a powerful weapon against prostate cancer.
A medicine inspired by it could have fewer side-effects than existing treatments, which can cause problems from incontinence to impotence.
It may not be low in calories, but [...]
The decline in deaths from all cancers combined continued in the USA from 2004-2008, but a major government report highlights a worrisome rise in cases linked to obesity and inactivity.
Although the overall rate of new cancer cases is declining, the report confirms research showing that excess weight and a sedentary lifestyle are risk factors for one-quarter to one-third of common cancers in the USA. About one-third of adults — almost 78 million [...]
First time devices linked with cancer risk used for public sports event
Paul Joseph Watson
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Fans attending the 2012 Super Bowl on Sunday will face a new level of security in addition to pat downs before they are allowed to enter the Lucas Oil Stadium – full body x-ray scanners.
According to WPRI.com News reporter Matt Touchette, despite a congressional demand for an investigation into the machines following [...]
By John Irish
PARIS | Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:26pm EST
(Reuters) – The founder of a French firm at the centre of a global breast implants scare is wanted by Costa Rica, according to a notice posted on the website of the international police agency Interpol.
Jean-Claude Mas, who started the now defunct Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) in 1991, has disappeared from public view as anxiety about the potential health effects of his implant products [...]
December 19, 2011
Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Japanese Government raised the level of allowable radiation from 1 to 20 millisieverts per year. This so-called “safety level” is the cut-off criterion for compensation for damage to private property incurred by fallout contamination. The reasoning is: if doses below 20 millisieverts per year are safe, then property holders have no grounds upon which to file suit for compensation and the [...]
Too much time spent sitting increases the risk of developing cancer, even for those who exercise regularly. That’s according to research presented Thursday morning at the American Institute for Cancer Research’s annual conference.
The AICR presented data suggesting that about 100,000 new cases of breast cancer and colon cancer per year can be associated with physical inactivity. One study presented at the conference and published in October in the journal Cancer Prevention Research [...]
By JEFF DONN
(AP) In this Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 photo, retiree Bob Scamen stands near a discharge pipe for the…
BRACEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an Associated Press investigation shows.
The number and severity of the leaks has been escalating, even as federal regulators extend the licenses of [...]
The model predicts 200,000 people to be put at cancer risk due to the radioactive contamination at Fukushima.
Experts can weigh in on the model assumptions after reading the full report at the above link.