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Papanicolou increases chance of cure of cervical cancer

Papanicolou increases chance of cure of cervical cancer

Take examinations Pap smears can save the lives of thousands of women with cervical cancer or cervical cancer, according to a study published online in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Researchers from the Uppsala University Center for Research and Development in Sweden involved 1,230 women followed up for eight years after the disease was diagnosed. problem through a Pap smear and part through symptoms such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain during intercourse and abnormal discharge. The results showed that the survival rate of women with cervical cancer detected by the test was 92%, while those diagnosed by the symptom had a survival rate of 66%. In addition, cured women had a similar risk of mortality as those of the same age who did not have cancer. According to the study authors, it is possible to detect early-stage cancers through the Pap smear, which makes the treatment simpler and easier. better prognosis. During the test, the doctor scrapes cells from the cervix and sends them to a laboratory to check for potentially cancerous or precancerous changes. It should be done from the age of 21 or after starting sex.

Fish helps reduce risk of cervical cancer

The female audience has one more reason to include fish on the menu - a study of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has linked consumption of omega-3 fatty acids from fish to reducing the risk of developing adenomatous polyps in the colon, a type that can become cancerous. Polyps are abnormal growths in the colon mucosa that can become a tumor.

The survey included 5,307 colonoscopy patients, being 60% male, over a period of seven years. Of this group, 2,141 participants had polyps in the colon and 3,166 people remained in the control group, without presenting any type of polyp during the period.

All patients answered questionnaires about their eating habits and medical history. Data such as age, race, body mass index, smoking and other factors were also considered. In the end, researchers found that women who consumed three or more servings of fish per week were 33% less likely to have adenomatous polyps.

Omega 3 intake had no effect on men or even on the appearance of hyperplastic polyps , a type that tends to be benign. Researchers say that the anti-inflammatory power of omega 3, which is abundant in fish, is responsible for reducing the risk of cancer.


New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Applied as Deodorant

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Applied as Deodorant

Testosterone, produced primarily by the testicles, is the major male hormone. In adult man, his most important actions are associated with sexual functions, such as libido, penile erection, sperm production and maintenance of male characteristics acquired at puberty - hair distribution, muscle and bone development, fat distribution, etc.

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Cigarette attacks the vocal cords, leaving the voice thicker

Cigarette attacks the vocal cords, leaving the voice thicker

The negative effects of the cigarette on the voice and on the health of the larynx as a whole are undeniable. Smoking is associated with changes in vocal quality, laryngeal irritations, cancer, and other tissue changes. Despite the increase in public policies aimed at combating smoking, cigarette smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable deaths throughout the world.

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