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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, and cigarette smoking is associated with a higher incidence of breast cancer spread, or metastasis, lowering the survival rate by 33% at diagnosis.

While cigarette smoking’s link to is well-known, the role of nicotine, a non-carcinogenic chemical found in tobacco, in breast-to-lung metastasis is an area where more research is needed.

Now, scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have found that nicotine promotes the spread of cells into the lungs.

The study is published in the January 20

We hope you are ready for yet another fat burning HIIT workout – yes we know you did one yesterday – sorry not sorry. It’s time to sweat it out and burn some serious calories with celebrity trainer Svava Sigbertsdottir

For a series that will challenge your body while helping you to focus and organise your thoughts for the new year ahead then this challenge is one to follow.

Healthista has teamed up with a handful of fitness and wellbeing experts

Covid-19 has resulted in lockdowns and tiers, most recently lockdown 3.0, which has again meant gyms have had to

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EU envoys on Thursday struck preliminary agreement on having antigen tests for COVID-19 carried out in any member country recognised by all 27 countries in the bloc, diplomats told AFP.

The move, to be followed with a written procedure and discussed at an EU leaders’ summit on Thursday, aims to make COVID-19 testing more widespread and faster.

Unlike PCR () tests that involve getting a swab from the behind the nose that is analysed in a lab, can be done from saliva with a result given on the

Follow our four week home workout challenge for body and mind. Day 17 is another fat burning HIIT workout with F45 Chelsea trainer Amber Gamble. Get ready to sweat

Well done for reaching day 17 of our four week workout challenge for your body and mind.

From HIIT workouts to yoga and meditation, we have got your ‘new year, new you’ kick start sorted, to help improve not just your physical well-being but your mental health too.

Covid-19 has resulted in lockdowns and tiers, which has meant gyms have had to close their doors. This has left people searching for

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Scleroderma, a chronic and currently incurable orphan disease where tissue injury causes potentially lethal skin and lung scarring, remains poorly understood.

However, the defining characteristic of systemic sclerosis, the most serious form of , is irreversible and progressive that affects the skin and .

Published in iScience, Michigan Medicine’s Scleroderma Program and the rheumatology and dermatology departments partnered with the Northwestern Scleroderma Program in Chicago and Mayo Clinic to investigate the causes of disabling scarring, using human patient samples, preclinical mouse models and explanted .

“We found that scleroderma

Follow our four week home workout challenge for body and mind. Get ready for day 16 and a yoga session for focus with Kate Hiley, Yoga instructor at FLY LDN 

For a series that will challenge your body while helping you to focus and organise your thoughts for the new year ahead then this challenge is one to follow.

Did you see our last home workout series that helped many people through the first lockdown?

Covid-19 has resulted in lockdowns and tiers, most recently lockdown 3.0, which has again meant gyms have had to close their doors. This has left