ACOG Recommends Annual Mammograms Begin at Age 40 Years Mammography screening should be offered annually to women beginning at age 40 years, according to new breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The new Practice Bulletin, entitled “Breast Cancer Screening,” is published in the August 2011 issue of…Read the Rest of Article
Taller women have an increased risk of developing many types of cancer, compared with their shorter counterparts, according to new research published online today in the Lancet Oncology.
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Mirroring findings in younger adults, a new study of adults 75 years and older at baseline suggests that drinking light to moderate amounts of alcohol may help protect against the development of dementia. “There is strong evidence from previous longitudinal studies that [drinking] a small amount of alcohol is associated with lower incidence of overall…Read the Rest of Article