Quitting smoking helps reduce bladder cancer risk in women post menopause

A large study of postmenopausal women indicated that quitting cigarette smoking was associated with significantly reduced risk of bladder cancer. The most significant reduction in risk occurred in the first 10 years after quitting, with a modest but continued decline in later years

Quitting smoking helps reduce bladder cancer risk in women post menopauseThe study was published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, by Yueyao Li, MSPH, MD, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University in Bloomington. Although bladder cancer is a fairly rare cancer type, representing an estimated 4.6 per cent […]

‘Electronic tongues’ may soon help diagnose early-stage bladder cancer

New research presents a complex electronic device as a possible new, efficient, simple, and cost-effective way of detecting bladder cancer in its early stages and monitoring people living with bladder cancer

‘Electronic tongues’ may soon help diagnose early-stage bladder cancerCurrently, the most common ways of detecting bladder cancer are cystoscopies and urine cytology tests. The former are costly, invasive, and heavily reliant on how the operator performs them, while the latter are not very effective at detecting cancer in its early stages. Additionally, cytology tests are prone to error, as they are not the […]

Adequate intake of milk in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseases

An adequate consumption of milk and dairy products at different life stages can help prevent various chronic diseases. The findings of the review were recently published in Advances in Nutrition

Adequate intake of milk in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseasesFor example, there is a positive link between moderate intake of milk during pregnancy and birth weight, length and bone mineral content during childhood. In addition, daily intake of milk and dairy products among elderly people may reduce the risk of frailty and sarcopenia. These are just some of the conclusions of a systematic review […]

Early menopause in smokers linked to bladder cancer, reveals study

Research shows that experiencing menopause before the age of 45 is associated with a higher risk of bladder cancer. This higher risk was notable if the woman is a smoker

Early menopause in smokers linked to bladder cancer, reveals studyThe study, which looked at health outcomes of more than 220,000 US Nurses, is presented at the European Association of Urology congress in Barcelona. Bladder cancer is the 6th most common cancer diagnosed in Europe. It is more common in men than in women, but women are more likely to suffer from advanced bladder cancer […]

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away in Mumbai due to cancer

Veteran Bollywood actor and a sitting Member of Parliament (MP) from Gurudaspur, Vinod Khanna breathed his last in Mumbai’s Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Thursday morning, aged 70

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away in Mumbai due to cancerVeteran Bollywood actor and a sitting Member of Parliament (MP) from Gurudaspur, Vinod Khanna, 70, breathed his last in Mumbai’s Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Thursday morning. In the statement issued to the press from the hospital administration, the authorities informed, “Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted, to […]