Navigation Links
Increase in risk of certain gastric cancer from heavy drinking
Date:5/18/2011

The results from a very well-done meta-analysis support other data generated on the risk of alcohol consumption and gastric cancer that is that the risk may be real for heavy alcohol consumption but not for moderate intake. The type of gastric cancer relating to heavier alcohol intake in this study tended to be tumors involving the noncardia, but differences between the association with tumors of the gastric cardia were not significant.

There was no increased risk of gastric cancer from alcohol intake among Asians; this may be due to their lower alcohol intake; there is a greater prevalence among Asians of the inactive ALDH2 genotype that is associated with flushing and other adverse effects of alcohol, and such subjects tend to drink less alcohol. However, a number of studies have shown higher risk for upper aero-digestive cancers for subjects with this ALDH2 genotype, so the overall reason for the lower risk among Asians in this study remains unclear. The main outcome of the study is that there is no increase in the risk of gastric cancer associated with the moderate intake of alcohol.


'/>"/>

Contact: R. Curtis Ellison
ellison@bu.edu
508-333-1256
Boston University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Governor Rendell Proposes Budget With No Tax Increase, More Money for Public Schools, Strategy for Jobs, Plan to Address Future Deficits
2. Soft drinks may increase risk of pancreatic cancer
3. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $418.8 Million for Texas and Cut Youth Smoking
4. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $18.6 Million for Montana and Cut Youth Smoking
5. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $24.8 Million for Wyoming and Cut Youth Smoking
6. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $43.3 Million for Utah and Cut Youth Smoking
7. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $113.9 Million for Colorado and Cut Youth Smoking
8. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $65.3 Million for Iowa and Cut Youth Smoking
9. Migraine Linked to Increased Heart Attack Risk
10. Anthem Blue Cross of California Agrees to Request From California Department of Insurance for Additional Time to Re-Review Rate Increase
11. Anthem Blue Crosss Announcement That It Will Temporarily Suspend a 39% Health Insurance Rate Increase Should Not Deter Immediate Legislative Action
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/30/2016)... ... May 30, 2016 , ... Another ER facility operated by First ... 3960 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX and is open 24 hours daily. , First Choice ... a medical open house. The Jasper High School band entertained attendees and accepted First ...
(Date:5/28/2016)... ... May 28, 2016 , ... SuperCloset is proud to officially launch our ... day issues, struggles and obstacles veterans’ need to overcome in order to face their ... or retired military veteran(s) with a donated SuperCloset product based on the needs and ...
(Date:5/28/2016)... ... ... part of the city where’s it’s easy to spot the neon lights of chains serving ... attract diners with a taste for real food. , On May 13, the ... an urban casual restaurant focusing on dishes made by hand with wholesome, organic ingredients that ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... W.S. Badger Co. Inc ., the maker of certified ... as one of the best small businesses for new dads by Fatherly, the digital ... businesses providing progressive benefits to new parents on the organization’s 2016 Best Places ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An educational campaign aimed ... human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It also provides insight ... and industry leaders such as Bioness. , As patients feel increasingly concerned ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)... May 27, 2016 LabStyle Innovations ... Diabetes Management Tool, today announced that the Company,s Chief Financial ... MicroCap Conference being held June 1-2 in New ... held June 7-9 in Los Angeles, CA. ... recent corporate and operational milestones, including the U.S. FDA Clearance ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... TEL-AVIV, Israel , May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... KTOV), an innovative biopharmaceutical company focused on late-stage ... by Dexcel Pharma of pivotal batches ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This follows Kitov,s ... pivotal Phase III trial successfully met its primary ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... York , May 26, 2016 ... Research "Medical Waste Management Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, ... waste management market in the U.S. was valued at US$ ... a CAGR of 3.4% from 2015 to 2023 to reach ... exhaustive analysis of current and emerging needle free drug delivery ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: