As almost every study warns not to change your habits because of the results of its particular findings, so does this Swedish study on women's coffee drinking habits and their relationship to stroke. Though the authors say that the study is a preliminary one, other recent studies show similar, positive links between coffee and stroke, coffee and heart disease, and coffee and diabetes.
British and Canadian researchers have identified an oncogene that is responsible for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. According to the report, the oncogene ZNF703 - onco meaning tumor or mass - becomes active in one out of 12 breast cancers.
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Childhood obesity ranged from 23 to 44 percent in 2007, depending on the state of residence. Those rates were 10 percent higher than they were in 2003. So, it is not surprising that public health and pediatricians, among others, are investigating many ways to control what has reached epidemic proportions.