Exercise is an important aspect of cancer recovery

Exercise is an important aspect of cancer recovery

In a second-floor, 300-square-foot chemotherapy infusion suite in Penn State Cancer Institute are some dumbbells, some stretchy bands, two treadmills, a recumbent bike, a...

Have diabetes and struggling to lose weight? Here is what to do

You’re active, you watch what you eat, yet the scale won’t budge. If you have diabetes, the answer could be in your medicine cabinet—specifically, your...
Drinking kefir may help lower blood pressure

Drinking kefir could help lower blood pressure

Drinking kefir may have a positive effect on blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut and brain. Kefir is a fermented probiotic milk beverage...
Gray hair linked to immune system activity and viral infection

Gray hair linked to immune system activity and viral infection

In a recent study, researchers examined that why some people’s hair may turn gray in response to a serious illness or chronic stress. Researchers at...
Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Taking aspirin regularly may reduce a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer in half—and the degree of protection could increase the longer the aspirin...

1 hour of weight lifting a week may cut your heart attack risk

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70%, according...

Lowering your blood pressure may prevent mild cognitive impairment, dementia

Lowering one’s blood pressure is beneficial not only for the heart, but also for the mind. For the first time, researchers have proved that lowering...
Brain signaling could cause high blood pressure

Brain signaling could cause high blood pressure

About 6 million Australians aged 18 years and over have high blood pressure. Of these, more than two thirds had uncontrolled or unmanaged high blood...
Beetroot, nitrate supplements could help prevent salt-induced hypertension

Beetroot, nitrate supplements could help prevent salt-induced hypertension

Adding tiny amounts of beetroot or dietary nitrate to salty food products might help prevent high blood pressure, according to a preliminary study of...

Knowing you have prediabetes could prevent type 2 diabetes

November is national diabetes month. With more than 30 million Americans who suffer from the deadly disease, prevention is paramount. Many Americans are diagnosed or at...

New combo therapy may boost survival in prostate cancer

High-risk prostate cancer, that which has continued to grow but not yet metastasized, is commonly treated with combination therapies. Each method has pros and cons,...

Avoiding type 2 diabetes – there is more than one diet to choose from

If you have high blood glucose, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes (so-called prediabetes) you may have been advised by your...
Improving heart health could prevent frailty when you are old

Improving heart health could prevent frailty when you are old

New research has shown that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could...
Poor oral health linked to higher blood pressure, worse blood pressure control

Poor oral health linked to higher blood pressure, worse blood pressure control

People with high blood pressure taking medication for their condition are more likely to benefit from the therapy if they have good oral health,...

This common painkiller could cause liver failure

Acetaminophen is a common pain reliever found in every pharmacy. However, it is also the No. 1 cause of acute liver failure in the United...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
7 lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

7 lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

Certain breast cancer risk factors are related to personal behaviors, such as diet and exercise. Other lifestyle-related risk factors include decisions about having children and...
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Sugar and cancer: what you need to know

There’s a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It’s been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
Mom's weight in early pregnancy associated with child's cerebral palsy

Mom’s weight in early pregnancy associated with child’s cerebral palsy

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases the chance of having a child with cerebral palsy, according to a new research. And the more overweight...
How to Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

How to prevent pancreatic cancer

Surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy remain the best options for patients with pancreatic cancer to save life. Because symptoms of pancreatic cancer are hard to...
Eating egg yolk is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary artery disease

Eating egg yolk is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary...

A published research led by Western’s Dr. David Spence shows that eating egg yolks increases atherosclerosis in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes. Surveying more...
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Breast cancer symptoms: What you need to know

An important way to keep up with your breast health is to be aware of how your breasts normally look and feel, and know...
Why our immune system cannot see cancer

Why our immune system cannot see cancer?

Cancer hides in plain sight of the immune system. The body's natural tumor surveillance programs should be able to detect and attack rogue cancer cells...