Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk

On June 28, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Could being a morning or an evening person be a risk factor for breast cancer? A large study suggests that women who are morning people could be at lower risk. New research suggests that women who find it easier to wake up early in the morning may have a lower…

Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

On August 18, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers suggest that nighttime exposure to outdoor light may raise the risk of breast cancer for some women. High exposure to outdoor lighting at nighttime may be a risk factor for breast cancer development, a new study suggests. From an analysis of almost 110,000 women, researchers found that those who…

Tai chi relieves insomnia in breast cancer survivors

On May 12, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

If you’ve ever had insomnia, you know worrying about sleep makes it even harder to fall asleep. For the 30 percent of breast cancer survivors who have insomnia, sleepless nights can lead to depression, fatigue and a heightened risk of disease. Now, new UCLA research shows that tai…

Electro-acupuncture for disrupted sleep in women with breast cancer

On November 30, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

It’s somewhat of a little-known adverse effect of having breast cancer, but studies suggest that approximately 30% to 40% of women with breast cancer report persistent hot flashes. Nocturnal hot flashes are among the most problematic because they can contribute to poor sleep. A new study shows…

Circadian rhythm gene affects malignant breast cancer's spread

On September 23, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleep cycle interruptions may affect breast cancer formation and metastasis. Expression of a gene in the circadian rhythm pathway, Arntl2, has a significant effect on whether certain breast cancers will metastasize into additional tumors, reports Kent Hunter of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Maryland and…

Snoring, lack of sleep may reduce breast cancer survival

On May 9, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Women who sleep for shorter periods and experience frequent snoring prior to a breast cancer diagnosis may have a poorer prognosis. This is the finding of a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Inadequate sleep duration combined with frequent snoring prior to a breast cancer diagnosis…