How Too Much Iron (or Too Little) Puts Your Health at Risk

IRON DEFICIENCY IS COMMON in humans. On the other hand, excessive iron (for example, with hemochromatosis) is associated with an increased risk of developing several cancers, including breast, colorectal, liver, and prostate.

Are You Exposing Yourself to This Potentially Lethal Chemical?

ARE YOU EXPOSED EACH DAY TO PHTHALATES, chemicals in everything from makeup to plastic containers? A new study from New York University suggests that such exposure may...

Breast Cancer Spreads in the Night

A new study published in Nature hints that this cancer spread mostly occurs during the night as its host sleeps.

Rethinking Cancer: We Think Too Narrowly

Did you know that type 2 diabetes and breast cancer are connected? In the United States, approximately one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer; only skin cancer is more common.