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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020: Nearly 30% of Breast Cancer Patients Gain Weight After Receiving Chemotherapy

Washington, October 25: Nearly 30 per cent patients with breast cancer gained weight after receiving chemotherapy treatment, suggested a study. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine. Beyond weight gain, chemotherapy is also known to increase the risk of high blood pressure and glucose intolerance, a prediabetes condition. Although this is a familiar… Read More »

Taking aspirin just once a week could slash risk of some cancers by nearly 40 percent

Cancer can aggressively attack its host, even killing the people it invades. The old adage is prevention is better than cure. Now research points towards aspirin as one way to reduce your risk. In the Annals of Oncology journal, a peer-reviewed scientific body of work, the largest and most comprehensive analysis of the link between… Read More »

Eye Injuries From Fireworks in U.S. Have Nearly Doubled

SUNDAY, June 30, 2019 — As communities across America enjoy fireworks this July Fourth, folks should keep eye safety in mind. The number of eye injuries caused by fireworks nearly doubled from 2016 to 2017, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is urging Americans to take proper safety precautions this holiday. Fireworks-related eye injuries… Read More »