News Stories relating to "breast cancer"
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
The benefits of eating olive oil have been lauded by health professionals for years, but a recent study could provide a new incentive for us to add it into our diet.
A study at the Houston Methodist hospital in Texas is to focus on a major component of olive oil, hydroxytyrosol, and its potential to prevent breast cancer.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Red wine is almost a medicine
for heart disease
, and now a NEW use for it has been found: Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Is breast cancer in your future
? Puberty is a time in a girl's life considered highly sensitive to stimulation by the hormone estrogen and a critical window during which estrogen exposure could greatly influence the risk of breast cancer later in life.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Breast cancer has been blamed on many different things
, but pollution? A ground-breaking new study suggests pollution from traffic may put women at risk for this deadly disease. Researcher Mark Goldberg says, "We've been watching breast cancer rates go up for some time....
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Be happy! - Here's a new reason to be happy: Women who have a positive outlook on life are less likely to get breast cancer.
Getting divorced, or having a loved one die, increases your risk. BBC News quotes researcher Ronit Peled as saying, "We can carefully say that experiencing more than one severe and/or moderate...
Monday, July 16, 2007
We long reported that our chances of getting cancer may be affected by what we eat. Now scientists say that eating grapefruit every day may raise the risk of developing breast cancer by almost a third. And while genes explain why Asian women get less breast cancer, their diet could also have something to do with it.
The BBC News reports...