Tag Archive: cancer


Dieting can cause heart disease, cancer!

Going on a diet could increase the risk of developing potentially deadly conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, a study has found.
The study revealed that those who controlled their calorie intake produced higher levels of the harmful stress hormone cortisol and exposure to the hormone actually made some dieters put on weight, reports [...] Continue reading Dieting can cause heart disease, cancer!

The tennis champion Martina Navratilova has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. She has won the Wimbledon trophy for nine times and proved her excellence in tennis.
Navratilova cried after she was informed about this bad news followed by the routine checkup.
According to the reports Your browser may not support display of this image. Navratilova had [...] Continue reading Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova suffers from Breast Cancer

Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods.
Normal breast screening checks using x-rays – only detect a tumour once it is three of four times bigger, by which time it may have started to spread beyond the breast.
The [...] Continue reading Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer

Radon, a radioactive, colourless, odourless, tasteless noble gas present in residential buildings, has been found to contribute to the deaths of patients suffering from lung cancer.
Klaus Schmid of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and his co-authors say that about 1900 deaths from lung cancer per year in Germany are due to radon within residential buildings.
The authors [...] Continue reading Radon in residential buildings can cause lung cancer