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A new study has found that heavy drinking of sugar-sweetened beverages increases the risk of colorectal cancer in women under the age of 50. Also, the study found that the risk of colorectal cancer was relatively low among women who had milk and coffee.
Rebecca Crews has recently opened up about her diagnosis of breast cancer, revealing that she had a double mastectomy. She told Health her mammogram was clear but her ultrasound detected a growth that needed biopsies, which eventually revealed stage 1 breast cancer.
New German research has found that a combination of diabetes and COVID-19 could be deadly. The study found that the severity of diabetes or poorly controlled diabetes increases the risk of death in people with diabetes and COVID-19. The study was published in the journal Diabetologia.
There are very few generic drugs for cancer treatment available in the market. And they include generic doxetaxel, paclitaxel, gemcitabine, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan. It is important to check with your oncologist whether it is safe for you to switch from a brand name to generic cancer drugs.
The Global Prostate Cancer Diagnostics Market Report estimates a significant rise in the prostate cancer diagnostics industry by 2022, expecting a CAGR growth of more than 5%. The industry will grow from $823.5 million in 2017 to $1,000 million by 2022, according to Fact.MR.
Type 2 diabetes is one of the common metabolic conditions characterized by high blood glucose levels. In an article titled Understanding Type 2 Diabetes, Healthline says people with type 2 diabetes should regularly check with their doctor for suitable nutrition and calorie goals.
Medical information website MedicineNet has explained from whom you inherit diabetes. It says the child’s risk of developing diabetes is high if the father or mother has diabetes. MedicineNet also explains that the risk is associated with the genetic predisposition of the mother and father.
A new study has found that injecting Eylea, a preventive drug, directly into the eyeball reduced blood vessel leakage and abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina in patients with diabetes. However, the study participants who received Eylea did not score better on vision tests.
A new study by the researchers of the University of Colorado School of Medicine has shown that hypoxia, a condition characterized by oxygen deprivation, could play a key role in cancer development, suggesting that it could help develop targeted treatments for cancer.
Experts of the U.S. Preventive Task Force have said that in some people, especially those who are overweight or obese, screening for prediabetes and diabetes should be done at the age of 35 instead of 40. The experts said this will help prevent life-threatening diabetic complications.