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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Bark of cork tree may fight pancreatic cancer The bark of the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense), long used in traditional Chinese medicine, has been found to have potential to fight pancreatic cancer. In a study published in the journal Clinical Care Research, scientists from the University of Texas Health Science Centre show that cork ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1445370/health-bites
  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... through the digestive tract. The research could allow patients to take a pill instead of having an injection- making it more likely that patients will adhere to their treatment. The researchers, ... of oxygen. The participants were divided into two groups: one group received the treatment and the other a placebo of normally oxygenated air. Two weeks later, the groups were swapped over. After ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1368780/lab-report
  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Sambasivarao Damaraju scanned the entire human genome of 369 women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Of those, 155 had their cancer come back and 214 did not. Treatment options for breast ... with their peers. Eighty-six per cent think online tools help to improve their diagnosis or treatment practice, and 60 per cent say they have changed a diagnosis based on information accessed online. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1133047/health-bites
  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... cancer Women who carry extra pounds- even just a few- at the time of breast cancer diagnosis are more likely to die prematurely despite optimal treatment, according to a study published yesterday ... that may drive some cases of breast cancer to spread and recur despite treatment. Same effect in half the time Can you cut your workout by half and still lose nearly as much weight as if you went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1023588/health-bites
  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... in around eight out of 10 bowel cancers, but until now we didn't know how it causes the disease." The researchers plan to develop treatments that reduce the amount of iron in the bowel. ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Red alert for bowel cancer A study published last week in Cell Reports could explain why red meat is linked to an increased risk of bowel cancer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1011428/health-bites
  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... significantly lower. Walking 'reduces breast cancer risk' Walking just one hour a day can lower the risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. In a study of more than 73,000 post-menopausal women, those who walked for at least seven hours a week had a 14 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1326472/health-bites
  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:18am by Jeanette Wang

    ... or female- across the line. Organised by Lantau Base Camp, the race costs HK$180 per person plus a HK$100 donation to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. For details, go to lantaubasecamp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1429674/health-bites
  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites: New caffeine study warns of negative effects

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:50am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com For some, there's no escape from the daily grind According to a study in the Journal of Caffeine Research, the negative effects of caffeine can go unrecognised, and cases of problematic caffeine use may call for treatment. The study summarised the results of previously published caffeine research and found that more than half of regular caffeine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1419956/health-bites-new-caffeine-study-warns-negative-effects
  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 06:10pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Tomatoes may lower breast cancer risk Post-menopausal women who eat plenty of tomatoes and tomato-based products have a lower breast cancer risk, finds a study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Rich in the phytochemical lycopene, the fruit is believed to work by raising levels of adiponectin, a hormone that regulates fat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1389043/health-bites
  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 11:23am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Sugary drinks raise cancer risk Post-menopausal women who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages, such as fruit drinks and carbonated soda, were more likely to develop type 1 endometrial cancer compared with women who didn't. The risk increased with consumption, with study participants reporting the highest intakes (60.5 servings a week) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1365380/health-bites

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