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  • Study Finds Hormone Therapy Increases Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Study Finds Hormone Therapy Increases Risk of Ovarian Cancer According to a recent study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, women who use hormone therapy after menopause may be at a higher risk of ovarian cancer. The researchers studied 909,946 Danish women, ages 50 to 79. Overall, 3,068 women developed […]

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  • Understanding The Link Between Colon Cancer And Meat

    March 22, 2017

    Understanding the link between colon cancer and meat Several past studies have linked meat-eating and colon cancer risk.  This new study goes a step farther and demonstrates the underlying chemical mechanism.  This is important because it gives more specific information about the types of eating behavior that can lead to an extra risk of getting […]

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  • Three Workers Settle Injury Claims In Scaffolding Collapse

    March 22, 2017

    Workers Settle Injury Claims in Scaffolding Collapse Two plasterers and a truck driver were injured when scaffolding collapsed at a construction site in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two plasterers were working on scaffolding as buckets of mud and stucco were being hoisted up with a pulley.  The movement of the hoisting and pulling, along with an […]

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  • Hospitals Reap Big Profits From Their Own Surgical Mistakes

    March 22, 2017

    Hospitals Reap Big Profits from Their Own Surgical Mistakes A recently published study uncovered that hospitals nearly triple their profits when they make surgical errors, compared to how much they make when patients don’t suffer harm, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Hospital costs, revenues, and contribution […]

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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer Hospitals Failing To Adequately Assess Colon Cancer Spread

    March 22, 2017

    Medical Malpractice Lawyer — Hospitals Failing to Adequately Assess Colon Cancer Spread A recent study of nearly 1,300 hospitals nationwide found that nearly two-thirds of these hospitals are not adequately screening their colon cancer patients for signs that their cancer has spread to other parts of their body.  The study was conducted by researchers at […]

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  • High Intake Of Trans Fat Could Increase Risk Of Colon Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    High Intake of Trans Fat Could Increase Risk of Colon Cancer The American Journal of Epidemiology is reporting that a study done at the University of North Carolina shows that people who ate the most trans fatty acids developed more pre-cancerous polyps than those who ate less trans fatty acids.  Trans fatty acids are formed […]

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  • Study Shows Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Breast Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Study Shows Link Between Metabolic Syndrome and Breast Cancer According to a recent study which was published in a journal for the American Association for Cancer Research, metabolic syndrome may play a role in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer.Metabolic syndrome, or insulin resistance syndrome, is characterized by abdominal obesity, high blood glucose levels, impaired […]

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  • Silent Heart Attacks More Common Than Previously Thought

    March 22, 2017

    Silent Heart Attacks More Common Than Previously Thought A new study from Duke University Medical Center shows that silent heart attacks may occur more frequently than physicians thought. A heart attack happens when a clot gets in the way of blood flow from a coronary artery to the heart. This may cause symptoms such as […]

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  • Liver Cancer Recurrence Common In Colon Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Liver Cancer Recurrence Common in Colon Cancer Twenty percent of those with colon cancer will develop liver metastases.  Liver surgery is often performed to treat the liver metastases.  The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine just released results of a study they performed.  This is the first study to evaluate the recurrence of cancer in those […]

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  • Vitamin C May Interfere With Cancer Treatment

    March 22, 2017

    Vitamin C May Interfere With Cancer Treatment Many people gobble big doses of vitamin C in hopes of boosting their immune system and warding off illness. But new research shows that in people with cancer,  the vitamin may do more harm than good. Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York studied the effects of […]

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