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Monday, November 18, 2019

MEASLES & CANCER

People who had childhood measles were 66% less likely to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma

People who had childhood measles, versus those who did not, were

  • 66% less likely to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • 40% less likely to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • 71% less likely to have follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 18, 2019 2:24 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES

People who reported three childhood infections 40% less likely to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

People who reported a history of three (3) childhood infections or more were 40% less likely to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma compared with those that reported no infection according to a 2005 study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 02, 2019 12:50 pm | [0] comments

CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES

People who reported childhood measles 40% less likely to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

People who reported a history of childhood measles were 40% less likely to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma compared with those that reported not having had childhood measles according to a 2005 study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 02, 2019 12:30 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

BREAST CANCER

Two servings of peaches per week associated with 41% lower risk of breast cancer

Women who ate two (2) servings of peaches per week had a 41% lower risk of breast cancer over the next 24 years according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

This study followed 75,929 women, 38- to 63-years-old at baseline, and followed them for up to 24 years.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 22, 2015 4:01 am | [0] comments

Sunday, February 24, 2013

DIET SODA

One diet soda per day increases risk of non-Hodgkin lymphomas 1.3-fold in men

Men from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study who consumed one or more diet soda per day were 1.3-times more likely to get non-Hodgkin lymphomas than men who did not consume diet soda according to a recent analysis.

They did not find a significant increase in women consuming diet sodas.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Feb 24, 2013 8:20 pm | [0] comments

REGULAR SODA

Regular soda consumption increases risk of non-Hodgkin lymphomas 1.7-fold in men

Men from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study who had a high consumption of regular sugar-sweetened soda were 1.66-times more likely to get non-Hodgkin lymphomas than men who did not consume regular soda according to a recent analysis.

Women consuming diet sodas did not show a significant increase.

(I have not seen a copy of the entire paper yet, so I don’t know what constitutes a “high consumption of regular sugar-sweetened soda”.)

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Feb 24, 2013 8:00 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, November 08, 2007

NON-HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma: 60 lbs increases risk 1.2-fold in women

A difference of about 60 pounds increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma 1.2-fold in women according to a study from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that starts in the lynch nodes, which are part of the immune system according to the American Cancer Soceity. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 08, 2007 6:55 am | [0] comments
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