- Smoking ‘Raises Psoriasis Risk’
Smokers have a higher risk of developing psoriasis, a study suggests. US researchers found that heavier smokers have a greater risk of the skin condition and this only falls back to normal 20 years after quitting.
- Women With Breast Cancer Have Less Dermatitis When Treated With IMRT
All women treated with radiation therapy for breast cancer are at risk of developing dermatitis—a sometimes-painful skin condition caused by radiation as it makes its way through the skin to the tumor area and tissue within the breast.
- Clue To Preventing Infertility In Women
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College, London, have made a significant breakthrough in their understanding of how infection of the uterus damages fertility in cows.
- Walking Prevents Bone Loss Caused From Prostate Cancer Treatment, Study Shows
Exercise may reduce, and even reverse, bone loss caused by hormone and radiation therapies used in the treatment of localized prostate cancer, thereby decreasing the potential risk of bone fractures and improving quality of life for these men, according to a new study.
- Guided Radiation Therapy For Prostate Cancer Prevents Damage To Surrounding Organs
Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute researchers have found that highly targeted radiation therapy for prostate cancer can ensure that the majority of persons with this tumor will not have any long-term rectal damage.