Electronic Cigarettes Found for First Time to Raise Risk of Getting Breast Cancer and Metastases in Lungs
To test the hypothesis, the researchers conducted studies in female cells and laboratory mice.
Public health experts in Britain, Israel and elsewhere are fuming over a recent statement by a government public health organization that claimed electronic cigarettes (e-cigs for vaping) are “95% safer” than conventional, tobacco-filled cigarettes.
Sitting and watching TV and other sedentary behavior for more than two hours a day significantly increases the risk of contracting colorectal cancer among people under the age of 50.
Colorectal cancer – one of the biggest killers in the world – can be prevented by good health habits and can be cured if polyps are detected and removed early with a colonoscopy, in the precancerous stage.
God’s instructions to Abraham and his followers to circumcise all male children at the age of eight days was intended to set the Jewish people apart from others.
After years of falling behind most Western – and even developing – countries in the war against tobacco, Israel is finally moving in the right direction, even though there are more battles ahead. It is certainly overdue, as 8,000 Israelis on average die each year from actual or passive smoking – a much higher death toll than road accidents, terrorism and war combined.
Glioblastoma sounds frightening – and it is. This malignancy is the most aggressive cancer that begins inside the brain, and patients who are diagnosed with it usually have only about 11 to 20 months to live. There are rare cases, about 3% to 5% of victims, who survive for five years or more.
Women around the world have justly earned the right for equality with men in employment, salary and civil and political rights, among others. But unfortunately, Israeli women are smoking and getting lung cancer – and dying of it – like men.