Fifteen people were killed and four others seriously hurt when a tourist bus crashed into a crowd in eastern Bulgaria, the country’s Interior Ministry said Thursday.
Burger lovers beware: People who eat red meat every day have a higher risk of dying over a 10-year period — mostly because of cardiovascular disease or cancer –than their peers who eat less red or processed meat, according to a new study of about half a million people.
President Obama’s pledge to conquer cancer "in our time" is a great goal, but one of America’s top cancer experts isn’t sure he’d use the word "cure." “The idea of [calling for] a cure does scare me a little bit because, I don’t think that’s realistic in some cancers,” says Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. “But I like the general overall idea, and I’m thrilled about the focus on health.” Obama’s first proposed budget includes $6 billion for cancer research by the National Institutes of Health.
Attention, libation lovers: Middle-aged women who indulge in just a few alcohol-containing drinks each day may have a higher risk of cancer than those who drink less often, according to a report released Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Although moderate drinking — considered one drink a day for women, two drinks a day for men — is thought to lower the risk of heart attack and stroke versus both teetotaling and heavy drinking, the study highlights that alcohol has risks as well, and those risks increase in tandem with intake
A new British study has discovered that the highest rates of cervical cancer are found in some of London’s most deprived areas. Significantly high rates of smoking and teenage pregnancies were also discovered in eight areas of the capital city