Postmenopausal obese women who intentionally lose weight may lower their risk of endometrial cancer, a recent observational study shows.
Individuals with comorbidities in addition to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have an elevated risk of exacerbations, more so if the comorbidity is another chronic respiratory disease, according to a study from the Netherlands.
More than two-thirds of adults with visually significant cataract are unaware of their condition, and half of those undiagnosed have bilateral visual impairment, results from the Singapore population-based SEED* study show.
A recent study presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017 (ECCO 2017) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, shows promise with a breath test measuring five chemicals in the detection of possible gastric and oesophageal cancers.
Results from a study presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017 (ECCO 2017) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands showed that rapid deterioration of type 2 diabetes after diagnosis may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer.
Individuals diagnosed with thyroid cancer at a younger age have a higher risk of hypertension, swelling around the heart, and osteoporosis compared with individuals diagnosed at an older age, according to a study presented at the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium (CSS 2017) held in San Diego, California, US.