Women who are unhappy with their breasts are far less likely to check them for potentially dangerous lumps and changes, according to a new study by Angela Ruskin University. The study – that looked at 18,000 women across 40 countries – also revealed that women in Britain are most likely to be unsatisfied with the
Indian doctors remove a 40lb tumour the size of a BEACH BALL from a 38-year-old woman’s ovary ‘after she went to hospital struggling to breathe’ Kavita Kalam had been suffering from severe stomach pain for seven months She was taken to hospital when she was struggling to breathe, local reports say The tumour could have
Cancer tissue cells are divided into two major groups: cancer cells and cancer stem cells (CSCs). CSCs are related to cancer progression and dissemination, so it’s necessary to eradicate CSCs in order to cure cancer. However, because CSCs are resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, cancer is refractory. A research group from Osaka University, in collaboration
(HealthDay)—Omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCPUFA) supplementation in infancy is associated with reduced insulin concentrations and insulin resistance in boys and reduced waist circumference in both sexes at age 5 years, according to a study published online June 8 in Pediatrics. Valene H.L. See, Ph.D., from the Royal Perth Hospital in Australia, and colleagues
Several studies have found that height and general cognitive ability, or intelligence, are positively associated. A recent study reveals a biological factor underlying this relationship: the size of the cerebral cortex. Reports from several studies have identified a link between height and general cognitive ability, or intelligence, but the mechanisms underlying this association are not
Smoking during pregnancy has well-documented negative effects on birth weight in infants and is linked to several childhood health problems. Now, researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions have found that prenatal marijuana use also can have consequences on infants’ weight and can influence behavior problems, especially when combined with tobacco use.
Mia Kang doesn’t hold back. The former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and professional Muay Thai fighter has been open about her past struggles with anorexia and bulimia. Just last year, Kang told Health that she had previously binged and purged and also abused laxatives as a young model striving for the “perfect” body. All that changed when she discovered Muay
A drug that failed to effectively strike larger targets in lung cancer hits a bulls-eye on the smaller target presented by a previously untreatable form of the disease, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Nature Medicine. Their research provided the scientific underpinning for clinical trials under way of the