Palliative therapy in adults with cancer: a cross-sectional study.
CONCLUSION: The socioeconomic and clinical context characterized the profile of adult patients in palliative therapy. The demand arising from the increase in cases of advanced cancer requires nursing care at all stages of treatment. PMID: 29412280 [PubMed - in process]
Breast cancer organisation Mamma Help in the Czech Republic has invented an alcohol-free, vitamin and nutrient packed beer which they hope will appeal to women undergoing chemotherapy.
We presented the first study utilizing both conventional and new analytics including ensemble method and predictive modeling based on smallest errors to predict BC risks. Predictive modeling of Generalized Regression Elastic Net Leave-One-Out demonstrated alcohol use (p = 0.0126) and age (p
(CNN) — People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. — or at least two hours before going to sleep — have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. “The mechanisms are not clear,” said Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, a research professor at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain and lead author of a new study on the topic. “What we know from experimental studies is that we are conditioned to function in different parts of the day. We — not only humans but all living organisms — have develope...
ConclusionThe suggested strategy provides a reliable means of prospecting in-silico screening of natural products databases in the search for new dug leads as aromatase inhibitors. The hits so obtained can then be subjected to further phytochemical studies, to isolate and identify suitable compounds for further in-vitro testing.Graphical abstract
Conclusion: Associations of alcohol consumption with breast cancer-free survival are similar in women with and without adjuvant hormone therapy. Future studies are warranted to elucidate potential mechanisms underlying the observed inverse associations. PMID: 29963111 [PubMed]
This study included 2,100 cancer-free postmenopausal women within the Nurses ’ Health Study and Nurses’ Health Study II cohorts. Percent breast density (PD), absolute dense (DA), and non-dense areas (NDA) were measured from digitized film mammograms using a computer-assisted thresholding technique; all measures were square root transformed. Alcohol consumption was assess ed with a food frequency questionnaire (0,
Conclusion The suggested strategy provides a reliable means of prospecting in-silico screening of natural products databases in the search for new dug leads as aromatase inhibitors. The hits so obtained can then be subjected to further phytochemical studies, to isolate and identify suitable compounds for further in-vitro testing. Graphical abstract
Buried in a new N.I.H. report are disturbing examples of coordination between scientists and the alcohol industry on a study that could have changed America ’ s drinking habits.
In another setback for the NIAAA's and alcohol industry's study of the " health benefits " of encouraging people to drink, Anheuser-Busch has pulled its funding from the clinical trial because recent controversy over how the research funding was solicited has undermined the study's credibility.According to anarticle by Roni Caryn Rabin in theNew York Times:" Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of five alcohol companies underwriting a $100 million federal trial on the health benefits of a daily drink, is pulling its funding from the project, saying controversy about the sponsorship threatens to undermine ...
The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has bad news for lovers of bacon and booze: Eliminating processed meats and alcohol from your diet may help reduce your risk of developing cancer. The third report from the WCRF’s Continuous Update Project, an ongoing effort to inform consumers about lifestyle habits that may be related to cancer, provides numerous recommendations for people looking to minimize their risk of getting cancer. But two, in particular, are likely to cause a stir for many Americans. First, the WCRF recommends significantly or totally cutting back on processed meats including bacon, salami, hot dogs and...