Posts tagged "lung cancer"

Smoking Damages Ladies Hearts And Lungs Way More Than Men’s

Cigarettes are sexist! According to a new study by scientists at the University of Minnesota and Johns Hopkins University, female smokers face a 25 percent greater risk of developing heart disease than males who do a comparable amount of puff-puffing. Similarly, lady smokers have double the risk of lung cancer. These alarming stats come from…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 12, 2011

Women Are Being Put To The Test

We’ve all taken risks -- tried things and people we weren’t sure of and chalked it up to experimentation. It’s all part of being a liberated woman. But sadly we’re are missing out on some of the most important testing that is actually guaranteed to give us what we need: clinical trials. Research has show…

By: Simcha / May 29, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Humans Almost Disappeared, Another HPV Warning, And Pregnancy Cravings

A new gene study supports the theory that humans nearly went extinct 150,000 years ago, when the species was down to just 2,000 people. That's the same number of people who participated in Birmingham Mail's fun run this weekend. [AHN, Birmingham Mail] HPV could have a role as a co-carcinogen, meaning the virus' presence might…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 28, 2008