Study: Gender-Bending BPA Causes Migraines, Cancer & Infertility

Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism December 4, 2013     Researchers at the University of Kansas (UoK) have released a new study regarding bisphenol A (BPA) shows a link between migraines and the chemical. This report found that BPA causes debilitating headaches in 1 out of 7 persons who ingest the contaminant. Those who react to … Read more

Stomach Cancer Information

Information on Stomach Cancer: The causes of stomach cancer Scientists do not currently know the cause of stomach cancer, but they have identified a number of risk factors that can affect your chance of getting it. Diet is of particular importance – especially in the case of high quantities of smoked or pickled food. Food … Read more

Testicular Cancer Information

Information on Testicular Cancer: The types of testicular cancer Testicular cancer comes in two different forms. Seminomas are more common in the 25 to 55 year old age group whilst teratomas are more commonly found in the 15 to 35 year old age group. Sometimes a patient may have both types of cancer present in … Read more

Uterine Cancer Information

Information on Uterine Cancer: The causes of cancer of the uterus. Although Scientists have not yet determined the cause of cancer of the uterus, they have identified a number of factors that can put you at risk. Your age group is quite important because uterine cancer is rare in women under 50 years old – … Read more

Oesophageal Cancer Information

Information on Oesophageal Cancer: The causes of oesophageal cancer Oesophageal cancer is quite rare in the UK. Consequently the exact causes are not known. However, Scientists have found that it is much more common in older people, particularly men. It is also thought that poor diet and conditions such as chronic acid reflux (repeated surging … Read more

Mouth and Throat Cancer Information

Information on Mouth and Throat Cancer: The causes of mouth and throat cancer Scientists are not yet familiar with all of the causes of mouth and throat cancer, but there are a number of factors that are known to increase your risk. The primary factors in the UK seem to be alcohol and tobacco – … Read more

Skin Cancer Information

Information on Skin Cancer: The types of skin cancer There are three main types of skin cancer. These are: Basal cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma, and Malignant melanoma – which is discussed in another section. Over 75% of skin cancers in the UK are basal cell carcinomas – a cancer of the cells at the … Read more

Prostate Cancer Information

Information on Prostate Cancer: Unlike most other types of cancer, prostate cancer is often present in small amounts within the prostate with no ill effects. The difference is that this type of cancer often remains dormant for some time before it develops into something more serious. Approximately 30% of men over 50 years old have … Read more

Pancreatic Cancer Information

Information on Pancreatic Cancer: Pancreatic cancer can develop in any part of the pancreas, but tumours found in the head of the pancreas are much more common than those found in the body or tail of this organ. Cells on the inner lining of the ducts of the pancreas are the usual site for abnormal … Read more

Ovarian Cancer Information

Information on Ovarian Cancer: The causes of ovarian cancer Currently, Scientists are not sure what causes ovarian cancer in women. However, there are some patterns that are emerging that may be of value in predicting if you are in a high-risk group: Ovarian cancer seems to be more common in women who do not have … Read more

Malignant Melanoma Information

Information on Malignant Melanoma There are three main types of skin cancer. These are: Basal cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma, and Malignant melanoma. Although basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are much more common, malignant melanoma is a much more aggressive condition. Consequently, the risk of this disease spreading to other parts of the body … Read more

Lung Cancer Information

Information on Lung Cancer: Types of lung cancer Primary lung cancer is found in two different forms.  These are known as small cell and non-small cell lung cancer.  Of lung cancer cases, approximately one fifth are small cell cancers and the remainder are non-small cell cancers. Small cell lung cancer: Small cell carcinoma is the … Read more

Liver Cancer Information

Information on Liver Cancer: Types of liver cancer Cancer of the liver can develop in two different ways.  This section is written about primary liver cancer, which is cancer that began in the liver itself.  The alternative, known as secondary cancer, is cancer that began elsewhere in the body and travelled to the liver in … Read more

Kidney Cancer Information

Information on Kidney Cancer: The causes of kidney cancer Although scientists do not know the exact causes of kidney cancers, there is evidence to suggest that smoking is an important factor in many cases.  Like cancer of the bladder, kidney cancer has also been linked to exposure to harmful chemicals, such as lead (found in … Read more

Cervical Cancer Information

Information on Cervical Cancer: How does cancer of the cervix develop? Cervical cancer often takes years to develop from abnormal cells in the cervix. Fortunately, the change in cervical cells to make them pre-cancerous is detectable on a smear test, so action can be taken long before the cancer has even started to develop. These … Read more