Tuesday 10 April 2012

Pancreatic Cancer Patients-Transvaginal Ultrasound-Menthol Cigarettes-Government Panel

Could Menthol Cigarettes Pose Even Higher Stroke Risk?

MONDAY, April 9 -- Menthol cigarettes may pose an even greater risk for stroke than other types of cigarettes, especially for women and non-black smokers, says a new, large study.In the latest look at the hazards of menthols vs. regular... read more..

U.S. Panel Rejects Ovarian Cancer Screening

TUESDAY, April 10 -- A leading U.S. government panel has renewed its 2004 recommendation that women at average risk for ovarian cancer not get screened for the disease.The currently used blood test and transvaginal ultrasound may cause more harm... read more..

Short Walks May Ease Fatigue in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

TUESDAY, April 10 -- Regular walking can help reduce fatigue in some pancreatic cancer patients, a new study suggests.The study included 102 white men and women aged 66 or 67 who underwent pancreatic cancer surgery and were divided into two groups... read more..

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