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Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

..." This is especially important in women with dense breasts whose cancer isn't always visible in a mammogram, "because we can't see through the breast with mammograms as well as in women with fatty replaced breasts," says Dr. Collins. Dr. Collins says the B12 test has only been used on a small group of patien...

Gene linked to early puberty in girls

... puberty. During the age of puberty, girls develop breasts and other secondary sexual characters.The gene called CYP1B1, acts by breaking down testosterone in the body of these girls and this starts off a cascade of hormones, which result in breast development.The scientists are now studying the effects of t...

Vacuum device increase breasts

...equires women to wear two plastic domes over their breasts for 10 hours a day for 10 weeks straight.// The do...n couldn't commit to the time involved, others had breasts that were too large or chests that were too narrow. Some felt the system was not worth the relativel...

Mammograms better than self-exam

... years and those who are 40 or older examine their breasts annually. Those with a family history of breast cancer are recommended to have mammograms as early as age 30. Breast ultrasound or breast MRI are also recommended. However the society warned that new, non-mammography screening technologies must excee...

Breast cancer ignorance revealed

....// One in five women over 50 do not check their breasts for changes from time to time, and the same percen...ut false alarms - women should be "aware" of their breasts and any new changes such as lumps, and should make sure they attend breast screening sessions. But...

“Yes, I need Cosmetic surgery” – view of majority wome

...Times have changed since the only option for saggy breasts was to buy a better bra," Grazia's editor Jane Bruton said....

Digital Mammogram For Detection Of Breast Cancer In Women With Dense Breasts

...ogram tests every year and self examination of the breasts for lumps every month for early diagnosis // of breast cancer. Early detection of cancer is necessary to start an early treatment which will give better treatment. Recent research study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown tha...

Delay in Breast Cancer Gene Tests

...xtreme measure of going in for removal of both the breasts to avoid cancer. But CancerBACUP says that in 11 percent of the cases women face a waiting period of up to nine months to get the appointment as well as test results. 32 percent face a waiting period of six months, while 26 percent face a delay of ...

Life Beyond Cancer - Delhi Woman Tells How

...10 heroes called "The Indies". Despite losing her breasts as well as her brother and mother to cancer, Anura...w. "Most women feel shattered when they get their breasts removed. They think that is the only symbol of their femininity. I tell them to treat it like any or...

Women With Fewer Periods Have Low Risk Of Gynecological Cancer

...e breasts. 'The uterus, lining of the uterus and breasts were not designed to cope with this and it causes some cells to grow and regress each month, which means a greater chance of error in the proliferation process of abnormal cells,' he says. In our society, girls menstruate earlier and women have mor...

Aluminum Salts In Underarm Deodorants Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer

...ended minimal application of deodorants around the breasts and under the arms. As an alternative, washing with soap and water, twice a day can cut down the associated cancer risk....

Breast cancer: Possible Link Between Asymmetrical Breasts and Cancer

...ggested that Women with disproportionate or uneven breasts have a greater likelihood of developing cancer. Fo..., of the Charity Breast Cancer Care, unevenness of breasts could be caused due to certain disturbances n the secretion of hormones. This is also an indicator t...

Survey: preventive mastectomy is not a regret for most women

... had cancer in one breast but decided to have both breasts removed in order to avoid a recurrence were surveyed. Overall, researchers found, 87 percent said they were still satisfied with their decision, as long as 23 years after the fact. The study was led by Dr. Ann M. Geiger of Wake Forest University Sc...

Breast Enlargement Injections Can Lead To Breast Loss

...ir breasts. Six women had to have parts of their breasts surgically removed after suffering severe complications from the operation, a spokesman for the health department here said. Ninety percent of the women who suffered complications had the gel injected at hospitals across the border in mainland Chin...

Waiting Period Of Over 10yrs For Women Needing Breast Reduction Surgery

...oman who though has a valid reason for wanting her breasts reduced has to wait just as long, sometimes longer, than women wanting smaller breasts for aesthetic reasons. Women who were in need for the surgery for reasons of health were being force...

Aussie Model Macpherson Hated Tall Figure

...just wanted to be delicate and fine, but I was all breasts and legs and hair." Source: IANS...

A 24 Year Old Girls Undergoes Double Mastectomy To Prevent Breast Cancer

...had the BCRA 1 gene, Becky decided to have her own breasts removed. She explains that as far as she’s concern...octor explained to her that he would build her new breasts at the same time when he was removing her own. She explained hat living without breasts might have s...

Breast-Sparing Surgery: An Optional Treatment Mode For Women With Breast Cancer

...en with the genetic mutations will have both their breasts removed before cancer develops as a preventive strategy. After breast cancer develops, bilateral mastectomy reduces the risk of it recurring by at least 90 percent. But studies have shown approximately the same number of breast cancer patients with t...

Drug Abuse Tackles Body Builders' Breast Growth

...ng misused by some men to prevent the growth of breasts //. According to a BBC report , bodybuilders , ... it into oestrogen, a female hormone ,and induces breasts growth in them. A survey conducted by the University of Glamorgan on 200 gym users found, that 22 ...

Woman Elects For Mastectomy: Prolonged Wait For Genetic Results

...treated. Some women felt forced to remove their breasts prior to getting the results of tests because they were extremely worried and could not wait longer, the charity ‘Breakthrough Breast Cancer’ warned. Others preferred to go private to get the test results quickly, and this would cost them up to £1,80...

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