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Drinking hot tea can increase risk of esophageal cancer: Study

ISLAMABAD: Smokers and drinkers should avoid hot tea as it can increase the risk of esophageal cancer, said a study. According to the study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, the cancer, which starts in the esophagus, was already known to be linked to smoking, but those risks are heightened by the addition…

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Experts ‘amazed’ by tapeworm that spread tumors to man

MIAMI: Stunned scientists described on Wednesday the first known case of a man infected with tumors by a common parasitic tapeworm, raising concern about more such infections that may go undetected. “We were amazed when we found this new type of disease -– tapeworms growing inside a person essentially getting cancer that spreads to the…

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Tumors can re-seed themselves

WASHINGTON: Tumors can not only spread through the body by sending out tiny cells called seeds, but they can re-seed themselves, researchers said in a report on Thursday that may help explain why tumors grow back even after they are removed. They said their findings, published in the journal Cell, may also help lead to…

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