Tag: Cancer Risk

Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study

London: Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers. The study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, is based on analyses of registry data, collected in the European database ESADA, on a total of some 20,000 adult patients with obstructive […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
People with diabetes are at increased cancer risk; Know how

New York: Researchers have found that DNA sustains more damage and gets fixed less often when blood sugar levels are high compared to when blood sugar is at a normal, healthy level, thereby increasing one’s cancer risk. “It’s been known for a long time that people with diabetes have as much as a 2.5-fold increased […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
This Sea Snail Compound May Reduce Cancer Risk

Sydney: Researchers have isolated one compound in the gland secretions from the Australian white rock sea snail (Dicathasis orbita) which has not only anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities, but important anti-cancer properties. “After a decade of work, we have found an active compound derived from the substance produced by the mollusc’s gland which could be used […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
No Link Between Fish Oil And Prostate Cancer Risk

New Delhi: If you are taking Omega-3 pills or relish two-three servings of Omega-3 rich fish a week, you can continue with those, without worrying about its potential prostate cancer risk that some previous research with preliminary findings has reported in the past. The researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Even One Drink A Day May Increase Cancer Risk

Tokyo: If you thought one-two drinks a day would not do any harm, think again. Researchers in Japan have found that even light alcohol consumption might increase cancer risk. In the study published in the journal Cancer, the overall cancer risk appeared to be the lowest at zero alcohol consumption. The elevated risk appeared to […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Being overweight may up advanced prostate cancer risk

New York: Researchers have found that being overweight in middle age and later adulthood linked to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer. Using data from 15 large studies combined together, the research team examined associations between body fat, height, and prostate cancer risk in 830,772 men, 51,734 of whom had been diagnosed with prostate […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021