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Douching Not Related to Pelvic Disease
Jan 14, 2005
Contrary to some past reports, new study findings indicate that women who douche do not increase their risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, or genital infections such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Poses Bone Risk -Study
Jan 13, 2005
An increasingly popular prostate cancer treatment also makes bones brittle and may be responsible for over 3,000 fractures each year in the United States, researchers reported on Wednesday.

Westernization Linked to Breast Cancer Rise
Jan 11, 2005
The breast cancer rate is rising among women in Singapore and appears to be approaching that seen in Europe, researchers report. The introduction of a Westernized lifestyle and child-bearing pattern may underlie this trend, they suggest.

Oleic Acid Key to Olive Oil's Anti-Cancer Effect
Jan 10, 2005
Scientists have discovered why eating a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables and particularly olive oil can help to protect women from developing breast cancer.

Vietnam officially confirms two children died from bird flu
Jan 09, 2005
Vietnam officially confirmed that two young boys had died from bird flu as state media said two other people are suspected of contracting the virus

Powell, in Kenya, Meets Youths Who Fight HIV/AIDS
Jan 08, 2005
Secretary of State Colin Powell heard a 11-year-old speak of valuing her virginity and an HIV-positive woman advise abstinence Saturday as he met Kenyan youths who teach their peers how to avoid HIV/AIDS.

IUD System Benefits Women with Bleeding Disorders
Jan 07, 2005
Women with inherited bleeding disorders often find menstruation troublesome. For them, a UK team reports, an intrauterine device that releases the hormone levonorgestrel seems helpful.

Gene Helps People Resist AIDS Infection- Study
Jan 06, 2005
A gene that may help block the AIDS virus from getting into cells seems to protect some people from the deadly and incurable infection, researchers said on Thursday.

Disease Emerges in Wake of Tsunami
Jan 04, 2005
Hungry and filthy, thousands of Indonesians queued for water on Tuesday as aid deliveries to tsunami-ravaged Aceh province hit new snags and cases of disease and infection among survivors emerged.

High Body Weight Linked to Kidney Cancer Risk
Jan 03, 2005
The risk of developing a type of kidney cancer, renal cell carcinoma, is directly related to body mass index (BMI) and to the increase in BMI since age 20, according to the findings from two new European studies.



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