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Monday, November 18, 2019

CHILDHOOD ILLNESS & CANCER

Women who had mumps had a 19% lower risk of ovarian cancer

Women who had mumps had a 19% lower risk of ovarian cancer according to a study from researchers from Harvard Medical School.

This is more evidence that childhood illnesses may help to protect us from heart attack, stroke and certain cancers.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 18, 2019 3:10 pm | [0] comments

Friday, March 04, 2016

GARLIC & CANCER

Women with a high intake of garlic had 22% less ovarian cancer

Women consuming a high intake of garlic, which was not quantified, had 22% less ovarian cancer compared to women who had a low intake of garlic according to a 2006 study from Milano, Italy which used data from an integrated network of Italian and Swiss case-control studies.

(Subjects were simply asked if they had a low intake, moderate intake or high intake of garlic.)

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Mar 04, 2016 9:10 am | [0] comments

Thursday, March 03, 2016

ONIONS & CANCER

People consuming 7 or more servings of onions per week had 73% less ovarian cancer

People consuming seven (7) or more servings of onions per week had 25% less breast cancer compared to people who did not consume onions according to a 2006 study from Milano, Italy which used data from an integrated network of Italian and Swiss case-control studies.

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ONIONS & CANCER

People consuming 7 or more servings of onions per week had 71% less prostate cancer

People consuming seven (7) or more servings of onions per week had 71% less prostate cancer compared to people who did not consume onions according to a 2006 study from Milano, Italy which used data from an integrated network of Italian and Swiss case-control studies.

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ONIONS & CANCER

People consuming 7 or more servings of onions per week had 38% less kidney cancer

People consuming seven (7) or more servings of onions per week had 38% less kidney cancer (renal cell cancer) compared to people who did not consume onions according to a 2006 study from Milano, Italy which used data from an integrated network of Italian and Swiss case-control studies.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Mar 03, 2016 5:50 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, November 08, 2007

OVARIAN CANCER

Ovarian cancer: 60 lbs increases risk 1.1-fold in women

A difference of about 60 pounds increases the risk of ovarian cancer 1.1-fold in women, an increase of 14 percent, according to a study from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 08, 2007 6:48 am | [0] comments

Thursday, November 09, 2006

ONIONS / CANCER

Onions reduce cancer risk by 25-88%

People who consume the most onions reduce the risk of various cancers by 25-88 percent according to a study from Italy. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 09, 2006 4:27 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

OVARIAN CANCER

Severe obesity appears to increase risk of ovarian cancer

Severe obesity, that is having a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or more, appears to increase a woman's risk of ovarian cancer by 55 percent according to a study from the National Cancer Institute. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 10, 2006 2:25 am | [0] comments

OVARIAN CANCER

Severe obesity appears to increase risk of ovarian cancer

Severe obesity, that is having a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or more, appears to increase a woman's risk of ovarian cancer by 55 percent according to a study from the National Cancer Institute. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 10, 2006 2:25 am | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Ovarian cancer: Being obese may increase the risk 1.5 to 2-fold

It isn't clear whether or not obesity increases the risk of ovarian cancer. Some studies have found the heaviest women have a 1.5 to 2 times greater risk, while other studies have not found any association between weight and risk of this cancer. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 3:10 am | [0] comments
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