Navigation Links
Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Men's Bladder Cancer Risk
Date:10/25/2011

TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Men who drink plenty of low-sugar fluids may reduce their risk for bladder cancer, new research suggests.

Although the reason for the association between fluid intake and protection against cancer remains unknown, researchers theorize the fluids may flush out potential cancer-causing agents before they have a chance to cause any damage.

In conducting the study, Jiachen Zhou, a doctoral candidate in epidemiology at Brown University, and colleagues evaluated the fluid intake of nearly 48,000 men who were part of a long-term study. The men, who were aged 40 to 75 when they enrolled in the study in 1986, answered a questionnaire about their fluid intake every four years for more than two decades.

The investigators found that the men with a high daily fluid intake, or those who drank more than 10 cups (2,531 milliliters) per day, had a 24 percent reduced risk for bladder cancer. The study authors concluded that doctors should tell their patients to drink plenty of low-sugar fluids.

Although this link between fluid intake and bladder cancer risk was discovered 10 years ago, the association, the study found, was stronger among younger men. This could be due to the fact that the men drank less as they aged, particularly water, the researchers pointed out in a news release from the American Association for Cancer Research.

The study findings -- which revealed an association between fluid consumption and reduced cancer risk, but not a cause-and-effect -- were slated for presentation Oct. 24 at the AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, in Boston. Research presented at medical meetings should be viewed as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

More information

The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about bladder cancer.'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Music Aimed at Teens Often Promotes Drinking: Study
2. Excessive Drinking Costs U.S. Billions, CDC Reports
3. Undergrads Drinking Patterns May Predict Future Abuse
4. Facebook Pages May Offer Clues to Underage Drinking
5. Teens With Lots of Friends More Likely to Start Drinking: Study
6. Teen Drinking Most Influenced by Friends of Friends: Study
7. Adolescents particularly susceptible to drinking habits of romantic partners friends
8. Infections Linked to Swimming, Drinking Water: CDC
9. Differences in effects on atherosclerosis of regular moderate drinking and binge drinking
10. Problem Drinking Linked to Brain Damage
11. Heavy Drinking Ups Odds of Death in House Fire
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Men's Bladder Cancer Risk
(Date:8/22/2014)... children have a higher-than-normal risk of developing food allergies, a ... in four U.S. cities -- Baltimore, Boston, New York and ... that at least 10 percent of them developed an allergy ... most common types of food allergies were included in the ... allergies may be even higher, the researchers said. Overall, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for ... or no chronic conditions, a new study has found. ... with moderate disabilities or women with only one chronic ... with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. ... often have other measures of social vulnerability, such as ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Key West Health & ... revealed their much anticipated study results of the 12 ... and released an accompanying infographic on their website. It ... have a major impact on the skin and contribute ... more. , When asked how they determined the results, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Until now, those with leg or foot ... to keep mobile. Thanks to an inventor from Suffolk, Va., ... , He developed a prototype for the patent-pending SUPPORT AID ... foot but provide comfort and reduce pain for those using ... is also convenient and easy to install on the crutch ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... difficulties, fainting. Each year approx. 265,000 Danes are acutely ... New research from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital ... as every fourth patient are sent home again ... led to the acute hospitalisation., "Naturally, there is no ... hospital disprove that there is a serious illness. So ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds 2Health News:Women with severe, chronic health issues are screened for breast cancer less often 2Health News:Key West Health & Beauty Announces The 12 Best & Worst U.S. Cities For Skin Study 2Health News:Assistive Device for Walking Invented by InventHelp Client (VBL-501) 2Health News:Many patients are discharged without a diagnosis 2
... as likely as white patients to receive therapy, study ... patients with heart disease are only half as likely ... a Duke University Medical Center study. , "This is ... associated with a 2- to 4-fold increase in the ...
... not rated high in survey , , WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29 ... not satisfied with their care, Harvard researchers report. , ... hospitals were found wanting in key areas such as ... of patients gave low ratings to pain management, and ...
... to Match Physicians with Hiring Organizations to Save You Time ... ... California (PRWEB) October 29, 2008 -- MedMatcher, Inc. today announced ... provide physicians a simple solution to find the perfect physician ...
... housing opportunities ... statewide, ... and support services professionals gathered,in Duluth for Heading Home Minnesota,s Marking ... housing,opportunities with support services for Minnesota individuals and families,who are homeless., ...
... has announced the,launch of an ongoing series of ... for managing the changing healthcare,landscape. The first in ... Pharmacy, will convene Wednesday evening,October 29, at the ... run,through Thursday, October 30, 2008., This invitation-only ...
... or not, we all experience memory errors from time to ... result of having too many other things to remember or ... have indicated that a specific type of false memory known ... a mistake that we often make when recalling a view ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Black Heart Patients Treated Less for Depression 2Health News:U.S. Hospitals Lag in Patient Satisfaction 2Health News:U.S. Hospitals Lag in Patient Satisfaction 3Health News:eMatchPhysicians.com Launches to Provide Physicians and Hiring Organizations with a Better Way to Find the Perfect Physician Job 2Health News:eMatchPhysicians.com Launches to Provide Physicians and Hiring Organizations with a Better Way to Find the Perfect Physician Job 3Health News:Minnesota Reaches Milestone in Goal to End Homelessness 2Health News:NovoLogix Launches First Annual Symposium for Healthcare Thought Leaders 2Health News:NovoLogix Launches First Annual Symposium for Healthcare Thought Leaders 3Health News:Our cheatin' brain: The brain's clever way of showing us the world as a whole 2
(Date:8/22/2014)... , Aug. 22, 2014  Cannabis Science, Inc. ... formulation-based drug development and related consulting, is pleased ... international medical cannabis conference taking place at the ... , on October 22, 2014.  The multilingual ... such as researchers, health professionals, and patients, to ...
(Date:8/21/2014)...  Aptuit LLC announces that Aptuit SSCI, located ... has enhanced its capabilities in the areas of ... molecules, including biologic drugs, metabolites, and polymers, through ... spectrometer. In making the announcement, Dr. ... expanded large molecule capability enhances our early development ...
(Date:8/21/2014)...  eRelevance Corporation ( www.erelevancecorp.com ), a progressive ... has completed integration with Nextech, a popular Electronic ... Dermatology practices. "Integration allows our service ... using Nextech," stated Bob Fabbio , co-founder ... the EMR we are able to automatically target ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS) to Sponsor 3rd International Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine in October 2014 in Strasbourg, France 2Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS) to Sponsor 3rd International Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine in October 2014 in Strasbourg, France 3Aptuit SSCI Adds Ultra High Resolution Q-TOF Mass Spectrometer for Large & Small Molecule Analyses 2eRelevance Corporation Integrates with Nextech Electronic Medical Records 2
... Corporation, a leading provider of powered toilet lifts for ... today a new white paper that details a return-on-investment ... financial impact of using powered toilet lifts in support ... The white paper was introduced at the 12th Annual ...
... -- Global Information Inc. is excited to announce ... 8th Annual World Health Care Congress - Europe ... healthcare systems may be diverse, but the all share many ... health systems across the entire world, and many nations are ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New White Paper Offers Model for Measuring Financial Impact of Reducing Toileting-Related Falls in Healthcare Facilities 28th Annual World Health Care Congress Set for Amsterdam, Spring 2012 2
Bougie Urethrotomes for slitting the female urethra and for meatus stenosis in males...
OES Pro Optical Urethrotome...
ACMI urethrotomes are available in two distinct styles to meet your specific professional needs. The Classic Series™ Otis Urethrotome consists of a blade, straight tip, and ball tip, with an av...
... line combines market-leading optical ... durable hardware. The color-coded ... robust, ergonomic design and ... on Stryker endoscopes. The ...
Medicine Products: