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#The Lancet

# the-lancet - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Childhood CT scans 'could triple leukaemia and brain cancer risk'

A study at Newcastle University showed that CT scans in children could triple their risk of contracting brain cancer or leukaemia when older. This is the first long-term study of its kind.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

US cancer research finds that tumour cells in the blood stream may predict if early breast cancer patients face a higher risk of death or relapse after treatment.

# the-lancet - Friday 28 October, 2011

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

A new study, published in The Lancet, says that taking two pills of aspirin a day can cut the risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds for certain patients.

# the-lancet - Friday 2 September, 2011

9/11 firefighters have higher risk of contracting cancer

A new study by British medical journal The Lancet shows that firefighters who worked at ground zero following the terrorist attacks are more likely than others to contract cancer.

# the-lancet - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Smoking is bigger risk for women than men, says new study

Research suggests that women who smoke are significantly more likely to suffer heart attacks.

# the-lancet - Friday 3 June, 2011

Researchers discover new form of MRSA superbug in two Dublin hospitals

An Irish study has found the new strain of the superbug in two Dublin hospitals as a separate British study finds the new infection originated in cows.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Mild asthma does not require daily treatment says US research

The Asthma Society of Ireland urged caution in response to the findings.

# the-lancet - Friday 4 February, 2011

One in ten adults in the world is obese

Irish men and men from the Czech Republic are the most overweight in Europe.