Diet & Exercise May Cut Lung Cancer Risk For Women
Nov 03, 2010 11:18
A recent study, presented at the annual meeting of the American College
of Chest Physicians meeting in Vancouver, suggests that diet and exercise
may have different effects in cancer risk depending on a woman's smoking status.
Researchers at the Faculty Hospital Bulovka in Prague had interviewed 533 female lung cancer patients at the hospital and compared
them to 1,971 women who did not have lung cancer to evaluate the impact
diet and exercise had on lung cancer risk among women.
They revealed that eating dairy products, vegetables, apples, drinking milk or wine, and exercise were found to be protective against lung cancer among women smokers. Drinking black tea also seemed to protect against the disease in nonsmoking women.
Although milk and dairy products, vegetables, apples, wine, and exercise all showed a clinically significant protective effect among women who smoked, it did not show an effect among nonsmokers. Black tea showed a protective effect for nonsmokers, but no such effect for women who did smoke.
As most doctors will tell you, the common causes of back pain can range from the simple to the complex. But did you know back pain is an actual symptom rather than a diagnosis? That means anything could have caused that pain in your back. In fact, some of the causes might have nothing to do with your back at all, as this list below from manofthehouse.com explains: Read more
One in every six couples in the world, and one in every four couples in developing countries, was found to be suffering from infertility—according to a WHO study, published at the end of 2012. Read more
When it comes to hair extensions, new hairstyles, and wigs, the Brazilian hair has attained a new definition and special status. The Brazilian hair has gained prominence in the recent years, thanks to its comfortable and form-fitting nature enough for decorative purposes. Read more