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  1. Health bites

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Exercise versus cancer It's known that exercise can reduce breast cancer risk, but University of North Carolina researchers have found that even mild physical activity can provide benefits. A study involved more than 3,000 women aged 20 to 98 years old, half with breast cancer and half without. The women were part of the Long Island ...

  2. Health bites

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Better to hope for the breast Does early detection of breast cancer really save lives? New research published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine questions whether finding cancer early is better. The study involved 39,888 women with invasive breast cancer in Norway- 7,793 of whom were diagnosed after a country-wide mammography screening ...

  3. Report underlines relation between cancer and lifestyle

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to take some calcium supplements to avoid brittle bone disease.' The Hospital Authority's Cancer Registry said lung cancer was the most prevalent type of cancer for men and breast cancer for women in 2004. Cause and effect 1 Obesity Finding: fatness linked to cancer of oesophagus, pancreas, bowel, womb, kidney and post-menopausal breast cancer Recommendation: stay as lean ...

  4. Obesity key cancer risk, report says

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... colorectum [bowel], endometrium [womb], kidney and post-menopausal breast cancer was found,' said Jim Mann, a New Zealand diabetes expert who participated in the research. The report stresses ... convincing evidence breastfeeding could protect a mother from breast cancer and prevent obesity in children. Karen Sadler, the fund's development director in Asia, said: 'Many cases ...

  5. Health bites

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... avoidable in-hospital deaths each year. Fertility drugs found to reduce breast cancer risk Using fertility drugs can reduce your risk of breast cancer, as long as the treatment fails. A study published in the US Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that breast cancer rates among women who used the drugs but didn't conceive were significantly lower; while among those who ...

  6. Medi-watch

    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Jason Sankey

    ... in the journal Radiology, warning that these obese people aren't able to get full medical care as a result, according to Reuters. Scorpions take sting out of cancer A synthetic form of scorpion venom extract has helped retard one of the deadliest forms of brain tumour and may be useful in fighting breast and colon cancers, according to preliminary tests on patients at Cedars-Sinai ...

  7. Health bites

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Breast Cancer on Sunday, October 9, offers fabulous prizes (think hotel stays and movie vouchers) for the best dressed participants and top fund-raisers. Held on The Peak, the event will have a 3.5-kilometre and a seven-kilometre route. A HK$350 'minimum donation' per walker will be required. The funds will support the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation's work on breast health ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Food nutrition labels a must from next year

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... such as cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses, cancer and diabetes- among people aged 40 and above would double or even triple over the next two decades if effective prevention strategies were ... to liver cancer. Wine-maker Changyu said all its products met national standards. ...

  9. Good oil, bad oil at a glance

    Posted Apr 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rapeseed plant and contains erucic acid. coconut Argument for Rich in lauric acid, which is also in breast milk and can protect infants from viral, bacterial or protozoal infections. Polynesians or other ethnic groups eating a diet rich in coconut oil have lower incidence of breast and colon cancer. Argument against Loaded with saturated oil, which have been linked to high cholesterol ...

  10. Quiz

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have other benefits such as breast cancer prevention; lowering the risk of inflammation linked with chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, bone loss, dementia and Alzheimer's ...




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