You can cut your cancer risk by eating organic, a new study says

You can cut your cancer risk by eating organic, a new study says

Led by Julia Baudry, an epidemiologist at Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale in France, a team of researchers looked at the diets of 68,946 French adults. More than three-quarters of the volunteers were women, in their mid-40s on average. These volunteers were categorized into four groups depending on how often […]

Scientists Have Designed a Self-Lubricating Condom

Scientists Have Designed a Self-Lubricating Condom

Scientists noted they have created a way to make condoms that self-lubricate and become slippery upon sexual contact. According to the Royal Society Open Science Journal, the self-lubricating condom would last for almost 1,000 thrusts without becoming dry. A researcher named Mark Grinstaff from Boston University gave his take on the newly-created contraceptive, saying “It […]

A Labrador's Color Might Determine Its Life Span

A Labrador's Color Might Determine Its Life Span

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In some bad news for chocolate Labrador Retriever lovers everywhere, new research shows that they have shorter life spans than their black and yellow cousins. Not only that, but they also have higher rates of skin disease and ear infections. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more […]

Immunotherapy extends lives of patients with aggressive breast cancer, study says

Immunotherapy extends lives of patients with aggressive breast cancer, study says

Immunotherapy extends lives of patients with aggressive breast cancer, study says  USA TODAY Immunotherapy-chemo combo extends life for women with aggressive form of breast cancer, study finds  FOX43.com Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers  Washington Post Immune-Based Treatment Helps Fight Aggressive Breast Cancer, Study Finds  New York Times Full coverage Source link

Ovarian Cancer Awareness is 'Woefully Low'—Here Are The Symptoms to Look Out For

Ovarian Cancer Awareness is 'Woefully Low'—Here Are The Symptoms to Look Out For

Experts have warned of a “woeful” lack of awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer after a study revealed two thirds of women had never heard of the disease before they were diagnosed.  Research by the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition showed two-thirds of women diagnosed with the condition did not know about it before.  According to […]

Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases

Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases

Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases  Medical Xpress Zika virus in India: Facts you need to know  Economic Times Zika scare: Health minister asks people not to panic  Times of India Full coverage Source link

A Centennial of Death: The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918

A Centennial of Death: The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918

The recommendation is for all children from 6 months on to get vaccinated, with special emphasis on the importance of protecting children under 5, and those with respiratory illnesses (including asthma) or other health problems. But the recommendation is also for all adults to get vaccinated, and anyone who acts as a caregiver to those […]

'Treatment may extend advanced breast cancer survival'

'Treatment may extend advanced breast cancer survival'

Image copyright Getty Images Combining a pioneering drug with hormone therapy may extend the survival of some women with advanced breast cancer, a trial suggests. Women who received palbociclib and hormone therapy lived up to 10 months longer than those given hormone treatment alone. It also delayed the time at which women needed to begin […]

Martinez Rotary celebrates World Polio Day

Martinez Rotary members join millions reaching out on World Polio Day October 24th to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today. Since Rotary and its partners launched the Global Polio Eradication Initiative 30 years ago, the incidence of polio […]