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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09
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[UK] Obesity could overtake smoking in cancer death risk - study

Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air pollution, a study by Cancer Research UK found. But experts pr
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:06
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The graphic that proves obesity is the new smoking? How Australians got fat on cheap junk food as the rate of lighting up dropped - with cigarettes now costing $30 a pack

Smoking and obesity levels have gone in the opposite direction since the 1970s In 1977, almost 40 per cent of Australia smoked - today that number sits at 15% By contrast, obesity has risen from about 7% up to closer to 30% of population Health experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:28
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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated ($$)

Three main mechanisms have been postulated as underlying the increased cancer risk associated with obesity: 1) the actions of sex hormones affected by obesity; 2) insulin resistance and insulin-like growth factor 1; and 3) adipokine pathophysiology and sy
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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[UK] Harry Evans: public health must focus on the whole person, not single risk factors

councils across the country have done great work developing services to support people to make healthy choices, whether that is stopping smoking, eating more healthily, drinking less, or exercising more....they tend to occur together. In other words, if y
Local Authorities Coordinators of Regulatory Services (LACORS) (uk)
added Mar 7, 2018 14:54
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: How some foods can help you quit smoking

Part of the program is teaching patients how to cope with and curb cravings. St. Germain explains your diet can play a big role in replacing what your body craves from cigarettes. For example, smoking can release the "feel good" chemical, serotonin. You
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:53
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IKERD: How Big Ag is Borrowing Big Tobacco’s Playbook

The term “sound science” was actually coined by the tobacco industry in the early 1990s... The only defense put forth by CAFO proponents is that there is no “scientific proof” that any specific CAFO represents a specific public health risk. This is the s
In These Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[UK] Sharon Hodgson MP: NHS cancer staff shortages should be ‘top government priority’

I have always been a strong supporter of the principle that prevention is key to tackling cancer. Whilst there is no silver bullet, I do believe there is more we could be doing to reduce the prevalence of cancer through prevention. Particularly for thos
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:11
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[China] Drinking hot tea increases your risk of esophageal cancer FIVE-fold, new study claims

The new study by scientists in China found drinking tea heated to over 65C was associated with a five-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive drinking or heavy smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:43
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[China] Effect of Hot Tea Consumption and Its Interactions With Alcohol and Tobacco Use on the Risk for Esophageal Cancer: A Population-Based Cohort Study

High-temperature tea drinking combined with either alcohol consumption or smoking was associated with a greater risk for esophageal cancer than hot tea drinking alone... Conclusion: Drinking tea at high temperatures is associated with an increased risk fo
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Feb 6, 2018 16:49
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