HEALTH


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Nov 2019
ANAL CANCER IS ON THE RISE

ANAL CANCER IS ON THE RISE, ESPECIALLY AMONG CERTAIN WHITE WOMEN AND YOUNG BLACK MEN. OVER 15 YEARS, INCIDENCE INCREASED 2.7% ANNUALLY AND MORTALITY RATES INCREASED 3.1% PER YEAR. Anal cancer incidence and deaths are on the rise, especially among millennial black men and certain white women, according to new research. The study, published Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, looked at trends in squamous cell carcinoma of the anus (SCCA) — the most common type of anal cancer — between 2001 and 2016. It found that during that stretch,......

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DEALING WITH OBESITY AMONG WOMEN

DEALING WITH OBESITY AMONG WOMEN

Overweight and obesity are now recognised worldwide as increasing public health problems. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) worldwide, at least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of being overweight...


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