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Can stress cause cancer? What you need to know

Chronic stress is known to negatively affect the body. It could trigger the development of inflammation and cardiometabolic disease. Stress can also contribute to the development of cancer. Previous studies showed that it can speed up the progression and worsen outcomes of the disease. But can stress be the main cause of cancer? The National […]

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Maintaining physical fitness helps combat lung and bowel cancer

The paper published in the Wiley Online Library showcased a study done on 43,143 health system patients who engaged in exercise stress tests of fitness in a span of 18 years. Researchers found that physically fit persons were at a lower risk of developing lung and colorectal cancers. Those aged 40 to 70 years old […]

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After wife’s death, father-son duo make cancer awareness their mission in life

Losing a partner to cancer is a terrible thing to go through. Their struggle, agony, and pain haunt the mind even after the person has left this world. Lakhs of people face the same ordeal, every day. But, a few, people dedicate their life for the welfare of cancer patients in the memory of their […]

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Chilli pepper compound may slow down lung cancer, reveals study

New research suggests that there may be a nutritional compound that can hinder this process of metastasis. Capsaicin, which is the chemical compound that gives chilli peppers their pungent flavour, stopped lung cancer metastasis in rodents and cultured human cell lines. Piyali Dasgupta, Ph.D., from the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in […]

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Human breath may significantly affect office air quality, reveals study

Thus, the quality of office air can be just as instrumental in predicting whether or not individuals continue to experience good health. How can we tell if office air quality is adequate, and what are the greatest pollutants of office air? New research suggests that the greatest pollutants of office air are humans, who unwittingly […]

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Dangers of third-hand smoke that you need to be aware about

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati have found more evidence of the potentially harmful effects of exposure to the residue and particles left behind by tobacco smoke. In ‘Nicotine on Children’s Hands: Limited Protection of Smoking Bans and Initial Clinical Findings,’ published Jan. 16 in Tobacco Use Insights, Cincinnati […]

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Reducing alcohol use could help quit daily smoking habit, reveals US study

Lung cancer risk drops significantly within five years of quitting cigarettes

Just 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 […]

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