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Breathing test to diagnose reoccurrence of lung cancer would be available soon

Breathing test to diagnose reoccurrence of lung cancer would be available soon

A new study published in the journal The Annals of Thoracic Surgery on Thursday discovered certain gases reduced in patients who have previously undergone surgery for lung cancer than before the operation. These gases consist of chemical markers known as carbonyl compounds. The findings suggest that a simple breathing test could help screen for lung cancer.

Fewer teenagers are smoking cigarettes than ever before

Fewer teenagers are smoking cigarettes than ever before

Lesser number of teenagers are smoking cigarettes than previously. On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that only 11% of high school students said that they presently smoked in 2015. The number was 15.7% in 2013 and 18.1% in 2011.

How to deal with Allergy season

May has brought along what seems like the worst allergy season

This season seems to be causing allergies to many individuals. Both trees and grasses are pollinating in this season, resulting more people heading to allergists to seek help. Allergy sufferers are trying to deal with this by resorting multiple medications and prescriptions. To everyone’s rescue, doctors have found ways to deal with this season of allergies.

HPV infection leading to rise in number of Oral cancer cases

Pending-HVP, A Reason behind Growing Number of Oral Cancers

One of the most common sexually transmitted infections is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). The HPV 16 strain of the virus infection causes cancer to two out of every three people with oral cancer in the United States and the stats are similar for most western nations. Males are twice likely to get infected with HPV than women, claims a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the US capital on Friday.

Chromium for Weight Loss Could Lead To Cancer: Study

Chromium for Weight Loss Could Lead To Cancer: Study

Several weight loss supplements and those for controlling blood sugar contain an ingredient called chromium that helps the consumers to lose excessive weight and control insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. In addition, most of the multivitamins available in the market contain this ingredient.

No Risk to Baby’s Intelligence and Behavior on Drinking Moderate Levels of Caffeine by Pregnant Women

No Risk to Baby’s Intelligence and Behavior on Drinking Moderate Levels of Caffeine by Pregnant Women

Consuming moderate levels of caffeine everyday by pregnant women causes no harm to intellectual and behavioral nature of offspring. The new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology reassures pregnant women that they are not harming their baby’s IQ level by taking moderate levels of caffeine. According to NHS, pregnant women can still enjoy morning cup of joe without having second thought that it would cause harm to their baby.

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