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Intermittent fasting an ‘effective strategy’ to reduce breast cancer risk

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Jan 29, 2021 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Intermittent fasting has emerged recently as a trendy weight loss avenue, but a study involving mice suggests it may hold serious cancer-fighting capabilities as well. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego say when a group of mice restricted their eating to an eight-hour time period, their risk for the…

Most breast cancer patients satisfied ‘going flat’ after mastectomy

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Jan 05, 2021 … LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A mastectomy can be a life-changing decision for women dealing with or at high-risk for breast cancer. While many women opt for breast reconstruction, a new study finds more women are “going flat” after surgery. Researchers from UCLA say although most of these women are happy with their choice, nearly a quarter…

New breast cancer drug shows promise, boosts the body’s ability to destroy tumors

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Jan 02, 2021 … CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A signaling pathway in the body that helps fight off infections may also hold the key to a breakthrough in breast cancer research. Researchers from the University of North Carolina say activating this path can allow genetically engineered cells destroy breast cancer tumors in mice. Their study finds this immunotherapy activates…

Honeybee venom contains chemical that kills breast cancer cells in minutes, study shows

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Sep 02, 2020 … NEDLANDS, Australia — A groundbreaking discovery in Australia is giving new meaning to the term natural remedy. Using hundreds of honeybees, a new study reveals the venom in these insects’ stingers quickly kills breast cancer cells. Dr. Ciara Duffy says honeybee venom destroys multiple types of breast cancer, even the hard to treat triple-negative variety. Her study…

Nearly half of breast cancer survivors experienced treatment delays due to COVID-19

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Aug 22, 2020 … CHICAGO — Over the course of this pandemic many have feared that countless Americans aren’t receiving the medical attention they need. Now, an unsettling new study seemingly confirms those concerns, at least regarding breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago say that nearly half of surveyed U.S. breast cancer survivors had to deal with…

Researchers develop new nano drug that kills aggressive breast cancer cells

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Jul 23, 2020 … FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Sometimes big problems require small solutions. Researchers from the University of Arkansas just developed a new nano drug candidate that specifically targets and kills some of the most aggressive and harmful breast cancer cells, known as triple negative cells. Moreover, this new nano drug doesn’t harm healthy cells at all, meaning it does…

‘Lab-on-a-chip’ detects breast cancer with simple blood sample

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Jul 07, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Testing for breast cancer can be a difficult and invasive process for many patients. A new study reveals how a small computer chip may someday make that exam as simple as a blood test. Researchers from the University of Kansas say they’ve created a device that can detect early-stage and advanced breast cancer cases…

Love Heals: Strong Relationship Can Improve Breast Cancer Survivors’ Health, Lower Stress

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Jun 05, 2020 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Breast cancer survivors who feel happy and satisfied with their romantic partner may be at a lower risk of developing various health problems, according to a new study out of Ohio State University. That being said, researchers note that it isn’t so much the actual relationships themselves producing this effect, but the stress…

Study finds concerning link between dairy milk, breast cancer risk

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Feb 26, 2020 … LOMA LINDA, Calif. — Growing up, so many of us were constantly reminded to drink milk. Milk is indisputably a great source of protein and calcium, but a new study has come to a troubling conclusion regarding dairy milk: regularly drinking milk can seriously increase a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer. Researchers at Loma Linda…

Permanent hair dyes, straighteners linked to increased risk of breast cancer

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Dec 09, 2019 … DURHAM, N. C. — It’s never been easier for anyone, man or woman, to make some changes to their hair if their unhappy with its color or form. There are countless over-the-counter permanent, and temporary, hair dyes and straighteners to choose from for anyone looking to make a change. However, a new study finds that…

New blood test capable of detecting breast cancer years before symptoms appear

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Nov 04, 2019 … NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — Early detection is very important when it comes to treating breast cancer. The sooner the disease is identified, the greater a patient’s prognosis and chances of recovery. With this in mind, a new, simple blood test currently being developed in the United Kingdom may be a significant game changer in the fight…

Regularly including onions, garlic in diet may lower breast cancer risk significantly

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Sep 24, 2019 … BUFFALO, N. Y. — Onions and garlic are integral ingredients to countless recipes, including sofrito, a classic Puerto Rican condiment. Now, after examining the relationship between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer rates in Puerto Rico, a new study has concluded that these two flavorful vegetables may reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.…

Breast cancer risk lower for women living near urban green spaces

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Jan 19, 2019 … BARCELONA — Many studies tout the benefits of living near city parks and foliage-filled areas, and now research shows it can be especially beneficial to women. A study by Spanish researchers found that the risk of developing breast cancer in women was lower for those who lived closer to urban green spaces than others. Researchers…

Younger women with higher body fat less likely to develop breast cancer

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Dec 03, 2018 … CHAPEL HILL, N. C. — Obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in women who have experienced menopause, but, a surprising recent study finds that when it comes to premenopausal women, having more body fat actually lowers one’s risk. Because of the lower percentage of younger women than older who have breast cancer, researchers…

Study suggests strawberries may help prevent breast cancer

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Dec 19, 2017 … ANCONA, Italy — Strawberries may pack some extra punch when it comes to preventing breast cancer, a recent study finds. Researchers in Europe and Latin America conducted an experiment on mice that suggested the compounds found in strawberries can work against cancer formation. Study co-author Maurizio Battino, a principal investigator at the European University of the Atlantic and…