Prostate cancer symptoms: Here’s how you can recognise them

 When a man reaches about age 25, his prostate begins to grow. This natural growth is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and it is the most common cause of prostate enlargement. This cancer can lead to enlargement and weakening of the prostate, which in turn can block the urethra

Prostate cancer symptoms: Here’s how you can recognise themCancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland located below the bladder, is the most common non-skin cancer affecting men. “A simple rectal exam which takes less than a minute and a yearly PSA blood test starting at age 40 are good screening tools urologists use to detect any changes in the prostate gland,” writes Dr […]

7 brain tumour symptoms you should not ignore

When you consider that every cell in your brain can form a tumour—and that your brain controls or interprets information from every part of your body—the list of possible tumour symptoms encompasses, almost anything imaginable. Still, some signs and symptoms are more common than others. Here's what to watch out for

7 brain tumour symptoms you should not ignoreA brain tumour is a collection, or mass, of abnormal cells in your brain. Your skull, which encloses your brain, is very rigid. Any growth inside such a restricted space can cause problems. Brain tumors can be cancerous (malignant) or noncancerous (benign). When benign or malignant tumors grow, they can cause the pressure inside your […]

You can cut your cancer risk by eating organic food, reveals news study

You can protect yourself from cancer by eating organic, a new study suggests. Those who frequently eat organic foods lowered their overall risk of developing cancer, a study published Monday (Oct. 22) in JAMA Internal Medicine finds

You can cut your cancer risk by eating organic food, reveals news studyPaying extra for those pricey organic fruits and vegetables might pay off: New research suggests eating them might help you dodge a cancer diagnosis. People who consumed the most organic foods had a 25 percent lower cancer risk compared with those who ate the least, the study found. Specifically, eating more organically grown foods was […]

Inflammation in middle age may indicate increased risk of dementia in later life, finds study  

Chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to memory and thinking problems later in life. People who have chronic inflammation in middle-age may develop problems with thinking and memory in the decades leading up to old age, according to a new study published in the February 13, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology

Inflammation in middle age may indicate increased risk of dementia in later life, finds study  The latest findings from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study indicate that people suffering chronic inflammation during middle age show a greater decline in cognitive function as they get older. When the body sustains an injury, it raises an acute inflammatory response to fight off infection and promote healing. This inflammatory response is localised […]

Eating dinner early can reduce risk of breast, prostate cancer

If you tend to eat your dinner later in the night and closer to bedtime, you may want to reconsider. An earlier dinner time was linked to a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer in a new study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain

Eating dinner early can reduce risk of breast, prostate cancerThe relationship between food and cancer has been investigated a great deal. For instance, regularly eating fresh vegetables has been shown to reduce cancer risk. Conversely, regularly eating red meat increases the risk of certain cancers. Over the years, there have also been a number of studies looking at the links between obesity and cancer. […]

Lung cancer risk drops significantly within five years of quitting cigarettes

New research has found that quitting smoking can substantially reduce the risk of lung cancer within five years although also warns that ex-smokers still have a greater risk of the disease even years later

Lung cancer risk drops significantly within five years of quitting cigarettesJust because you stopped smoking years ago doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods when it comes to developing lung cancer. That’s the ‘bad’ news. The good news is your risk of lung cancer drops substantially within five years of quitting. These are the main findings of a new analysis of the landmark Framingham Heart […]

Star Japanese Olympic swimmer diagnosed with leukaemia

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee has revealed she has been diagnosed with leukaemia. The 18-year-old broke the news on Tuesday on her Twitter account. The announcement from one of Japan’s strongest contenders for medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has shocked the country

Star Japanese Olympic swimmer diagnosed with leukaemiaRikako Ikee holds multiple national records, including the 100-meter butterfly. She won six gold medals at last year’s Asian Games and was named the meet’s best swimmer. She had been expected to do well at her home Olympics next year. Ikee returned home early from training in Australia. Around 2PM local time on Tuesday, she […]

French study delves deeper into the risk associated with ultra-processed food

A new study from French researchers has shown that diets comprising of ‘ultra-processed’ foods are raising the risk of an early death. Ultra processed food is defined as food that is manufactured by multiple industrial processes and taken as snacks, ready-to-eat or heat meals or desserts

French study delves deeper into the risk associated with ultra-processed foodThis includes burgers, soft drinks, chips, chocolate, candy, ice-cream, sweetened breakfast cereals, packaged soups, chicken nuggets, hotdogs, fries and more. The results of the study were published in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The study which was published on Monday has found for the first time a link between the consumption […]

Soon, doctors from Tata Memorial Hospital to treat head and neck cancer patients at JJ Hospital

The state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Memorial Hospital. Through this MoU, doctors from Tata Memorial will provide first-hand training to doctors at JJ Hospital to help them detect, diagnose and treat head and neck cancers

Soon, doctors from Tata Memorial Hospital to treat head and neck cancer patients at JJ HospitalAs the incidence of cancer and its cases, are rising in both the rural and urban areas of the state, the government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital in order to address the situation. Tata Memorial Hospital will soon start an oncology service in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group […]

Know about the health benefits of pumpkin

Pumpkins are great for your eyes, as just 100 g can meet 170% of your daily vitamin A requirement. They're also good for the heart thanks to the fibre, magnesium, and potassium, and reduce cancer risk. They also boost testosterone levels in men, lift mood, improve sleep quality, and treat arthritis symptoms. They can be a good addition to a weight loss diet

Know about the health benefits of pumpkinWhile commonly viewed as a vegetable, pumpkin is scientifically a fruit, as it contains seeds. That said, it’s nutritionally more similar to vegetables than fruits. Beyond its delicious taste, pumpkin is nutritious and linked to many health benefits Weight loss Pumpkin is rich in fibre, which slows digestion. “Pumpkin keeps you feeling fuller longer,” says […]
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