News tagged with cancer risk

Maine to consider cell phone cancer warning

(AP) -- A Maine legislator wants to make the state the first to require cell phones to carry warnings that they can cause brain cancer, although there is no consensus among scientists that they do and industry leaders dispute ...

dateDec 21, 2009 in Other
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Cut out the (estrogen) middleman

Estrogen seems to act like a middleman in its positive effect on the brain, raising the possibility that future drugs may bypass the carcinogenic hormone altogether while reaping its benefits.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Bladder cancer risks increase over time for smokers

Risk of bladder cancer for smokers has increased since the mid-1990s, with a risk progressively increasing to a level five times higher among current smokers in New Hampshire than that among nonsmokers in 2001-2004, according ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Cancer
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HPV vaccine makes girls more cautious about sex

( -- Nearly 80% of girls say that having the HPV vaccine makes them think twice about the risks of having sex, according to a University of Manchester study published in the British Journal of Cancer.

dateOct 27, 2009 in Cancer
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