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Half of Britons wrongly believe stress causes cancer
In a survey of the public’s knowledge of what does and does not cause ... cancer, although more research is needed”. 75% of those polled believed that a person’s genetics played a role in their cancer ... read more
Alcoholic drinks ‘should carry cigarette-style health warnings’
A study by Cancer Research UK in 2016 found only one-in-10 Britons was aware of a link between booze and the deadly disease. “People don’t know ... but alcohol products are currently exempt. “Alcohol ... read more
Study finds no evidence of riskier sex after HPV vaccine introduced
When the vaccine against the cancer-causing ... choices if they were vaccinated against HPV, but children know that this is only one type of sexually transmissible infection, among others like ... read more
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Survey finds one in 10 smokers does not link smoking with illness, 50 years after landmark report
On the 50th anniversary of a landmark report linking smoking to cancer, a new report shows one in 10 smokers do not believe smoking causes illness ... linking cigarettes to cancer Saturday marks 50 ye... read more
Formaldehyde in household products: What do I need to know?
Wood alcohol (methanol ... worrying are that formaldehyde seems cancerogenic (causes cancer) at least in animal models and may be teratogenic (cause birth defects) in newly pregnant mothers. Since one ... read more
Almost 1 in 10 Americans has lifelong drug problem
(HealthDay)—Nearly one in 10 Americans has some type of lifelong drug use disorder, a new federal government survey finds. But only a quarter of them get ... a senior investigator at the National Inst... read more
Fallacies on breast cancer persist
As the U.S. enters National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a new survey ... awareness." One "stunning" example, she said, is that people still believe heredity is the cause of most breast cancer cases ... read more
Public Health Nannies Want to Stop You From Boozing. Why? Because Cancer
However, Medscape reports of the JACC study that "light and moderate alcohol intake predicted reduced all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortalities in both men and women." That's right, light to m... read more
Bowel cancer awareness 'stubbornly low'
Awareness about bowel cancer is still "stubbornly low" - despite it being the second biggest cause of cancer deaths in the UK, a study suggests. The Cancer Research UK-funded survey ... and alcohol co... read more
Despite Awareness Campaigns, Breast Cancer Myths Linger
But while awareness is high, many women still have some key facts about breast cancer all wrong. Today the National Breast Cancer Coalition released a survey of 1,000 women that finds several ... to a... read more
The lifestyle factors that cause cancer – and why many people are still confused by the risks
Not only were some people not aware of the established risks, others held beliefs about the cancer causes not supported by science. Almost half the respondents thought stress was a factor and a quarte... read more
How many minorities are there in the USA?
Across the demographics there is an average underestimate in absolute values of non-Hispanic whites by 10 percentage points, and an overestimate of minorities (excluding Jews here) of about 15 percent... read more