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      Could Diet While Pregnant Pass on Breast Cancer Risk for Generations

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      While the risks of alcohol during pregnancy are well known, the research on the risks from chemical rich foods is just beginning. Chemicals or foods that raise estrogen levels during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in daughters, granddaughters, and even great-granddaughters, according to scientists from Virginia Tech and Georgetown University....
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      Whey Protein May Help Fight Fat

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      According to a study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, whey commonly used as a protein supplementation may improve blood lipid profiles and reduce liver fat by as much as 20 percent. For the study, “Eleven obese women received a 60 grams a day of whey protein supplement for 4-weeks”...
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      Most Women do not get Recommended Mammograms

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      Only half of eligible women in the United States are getting their annual mammograms, even if they have insurance to pay for the procedure. Last year the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of non-federal experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine, recommended that the age of first mammogram...
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      Women With a Family History Can Control Breast Cancer Risk

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      Having a family history of breast cancer can lead some women to wonder if the risk is out of their control. However, a study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women from the University of Rochester Medical Center, found that regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and drinking less alcohol...
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      Pink News: Mammogram screening Works for Women ages 40-49 – Food Consumer

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      Pink News: Mammogram screening Works for Women ages 40-49Food ConsumerEditor's note: October is- the pink month, or the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; at this time, published below is a study that suggests mammogram screening for women ages 40 to 49 may help cut risk of death from breast cancer....
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      Women Smokers Targeted on ‘World No Tobacco Day’ – U.S. News & World Report

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      The Hindu Women Smokers Targeted on 'World No Tobacco Day'U.S. News & World ReportMONDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) — Although cancer death rates for women are generally on the downswing, statistics indicate that female lung cancer fatalities are rising, the American Lung Association (ALA) says. More than 170000 American women...
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      Moderate Drinking Linked to Increased Cancer Rrisk

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      Million women study shows even moderate alcohol consumption associated with increased cancer risk According to a million women study, low to moderate alcohol consumption among women is associated with a statistically significant increase in cancer risk and may account for nearly 13 percent of the cancers of the breast, liver,...
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      Vigorous Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk by 30%

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      Normal-weight women who carry out lots of vigorous usexercise are approximately 30% less likely to develop breast cancer than those who don’t exercise vigorously. A study of more than thirty thousand postmenopausal American women, reported in BioMed Central’s open access journal Breast Cancer Research, has revealed that a sedentary lifestyle...
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      Stress Can Lead to Itching

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      Skin provides the first level of defense to infection, serving not only as a physical barrier, but also as a site for white blood cells to attack invading bacteria and viruses. The immune cells in skin can over-react, however, resulting in inflammatory skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis....
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      FDA Issues Serious Warning for Surgical Mesh

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      Often used to treat health issues for women. According to the warning, over the past three years the FDA has received over 1,000 reports of complications that were associated with surgical mesh devices used to repair POP and SUI. These mesh devices are usually placed transvaginally utilizing tools for minimally...
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      Eating Right Can Help With Chemotherapy

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      Eating fruit and vegetables can improve cancer patients’ response to chemotherapy The leading cause of death in all cancer patients continues to be the resistance of tumor cells to chemotherapy, a form of treatment in which chemicals are used to kill cells. Now a study by UC Riverside biochemists that...
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      Scientists Find New Cancer Killer in Chinese Salad Plant

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      Researchers at the University of Washington have updated a traditional Chinese medicine to create a compound that is more than 1,200 times more specific in killing certain kinds of cancer cells than currently available drugs, The new compound is derived from the sweet wormwood plant (Artemisia annua L). Sweet wormwood...
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