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Drinking alcohol linked with more than 7,40,000 new cancer cases in 2020: Study(Unsplash)

Drinking alcohol linked with more than 7,40,000 new cancer cases in 2020: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 07:27 AM IST
  • The study estimated that men accounted for 77 per cent (568,700 cases) of alcohol-associated cancer cases, compared with women, who accounted for 23 per cent of cases (172,600). Cancers of the oesophagus, liver, and breast accounted for the largest number of cases.
A new study has found that statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with a 16 per cent lower risk of developing cancer compared with non-statin users.(Photo by Angiola Harry on Unsplash)
A new study has found that statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with a 16 per cent lower risk of developing cancer compared with non-statin users.(Photo by Angiola Harry on Unsplash)

Patients who use statin may be at lower risk of developing cancer: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 02:15 PM IST
The researchers also found that deaths from any cause was lower among statin users compared to non-users: at ten years, 60.5 per cent (21,886) statin users had died and 78.8 per cent (40,130) non-statin users had died, meaning that statin use was associated with a 38 per cent reduction in deaths from any cause compared to non-users.
Study: Bariatric surgery significantly reduces cancer risk for certain patients(Photo by Angiola Harry on Unsplash)
Study: Bariatric surgery significantly reduces cancer risk for certain patients(Photo by Angiola Harry on Unsplash)

Study: Bariatric surgery significantly reduces cancer risk for certain patients

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Researchers find that though bariatric surgery is a more aggressive approach than lifestyle modifications, it may provide additional benefits such as improved quality of life and decreased long-term healthcare costs apart from significantly reducing the risk of cancer in certain individuals
World Cancer Day 2021: 3 Yoga asanas to prevent cancer or its recurrence(Twitter/JanePickard9, Instagram/egupta/tarasutaria)
World Cancer Day 2021: 3 Yoga asanas to prevent cancer or its recurrence(Twitter/JanePickard9, Instagram/egupta/tarasutaria)

World Cancer Day 2021: 3 Yoga asanas to prevent cancer or its recurrence

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:52 AM IST
  • Studies have found that those with the highest levels of physical activity are lesser prone to cancer. On World Cancer Day 2021, here are 3 Yoga asanas with their steps and benefits that may help prevent cancer or its recurrence
A recent study looked at the sleep cycle of Diabetes and BP patients.(Unsplash)
A recent study looked at the sleep cycle of Diabetes and BP patients.(Unsplash)

Sleep hours might elevate risk of cancer, early death in adults

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 03:44 PM IST
People who had high blood pressure or diabetes and slept less than 6 hours had twice the increased risk of dying from heart disease or stroke.
The analysis is limited to older adults and may be confounded by socioeconomic factors.(Shutterstock)
The analysis is limited to older adults and may be confounded by socioeconomic factors.(Shutterstock)

Light drinkers have the lowest risk of mortality and developing cancers

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 11:48 AM IST
The study provides a detailed insight into the complex relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer incidence.
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