Tag: breast cancer

Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

[ 0 ] 2011-03-23 |

Like a city’s storm sewer system, the human lymphatic system is responsible for collecting excess fluids that build up in our tissues. When the system fails to work properly, painful swelling called Lymphedema results, but new approaches are reducing the risk.

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Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

[ 0 ] 2011-02-10 |

Although much effort is being directed toward the early detection of cancers in the quest to save lives, research is showing that dogs are miles ahead of sensors in detecting many forms of the disease. Using their skills offers an important chance to save lives.

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The Health Benefits Of Coffee For Preventing Cancer

The Health Benefits Of Coffee For Preventing Cancer

[ 0 ] 2009-10-22 |

As one of the most popular drinks that we consume, its hardly surprising that significant research effort has been “poured” into understanding the effects of coffee on our health. While generally considered healthy, research is finding both good and bad in our sacred bean.

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The Health Costs Of Shift Work – Earning Extra Cash On The Carcinogenic Shift

The Health Costs Of Shift Work – Earning Extra Cash On The Carcinogenic Shift

[ 0 ] 2009-03-19 |

News of the Danish government’s decision to compensate female shift workers who developed breast cancer suggests that the 2007 statement by the World Health Organization that shift work may be carcinogenic could result in higher compensation to shift workers.

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Using Breath Testing To Observe Disease – Delivering a Diagnosis with a Sigh

Using Breath Testing To Observe Disease – Delivering a Diagnosis with a Sigh

[ 0 ] 2009-03-12 |

Doctors have long used their sense of smell to detect the symptoms of certain diseases in the breath of their patients. While not new, machine analysis of our breath for disease detection continues to expand in its scope to detect a growing number of conditions.

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