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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Heath Bites

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:29am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Higher breast cancer risk Women who recently used birth control pills containing high-dose estrogen and a few other formulations had an increased risk for breast cancer, but women using other formulations did not, according to data published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Our results suggest ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:53pm by Kylie Knott

    ... To obtain the right amount of protein the animal may have to over- or under-eat fats and carbohydrates, says Raubenheimer. High cholesterol link with breast cancer risk An association between high blood cholesterol and breast cancer has been found in a study of more than one million patients during a 14-year period in Britain. The research was presented at Frontiers in CardioVascular ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Chilli peppers could stop bowel cancer in its tracks Dietary capsaicin- the active ingredient in chillis- produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells that line the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumours, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Kylie Knott

    ... links between working shifts and a heightened risk of health problems, including certain cancers, and cardiovascular disease. The authors based their study on 12 international studies out ...




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