Events Support Connection, Inc. announces a free program: “Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness” will be offered at Club Fit in Jefferson Valley, NY, from 12-1:30 pm, on the following Saturdays in February: 2/1, 2/8. 2/15, 2/22, 2/29. Open to people who have or have had breast, ovarian and gynecological [...] Click here to view [...]

YOUR HEALTH: Cutting the nausea for children facing cancer teatments

PHOENIX, Arizona – Patients facing cancer treatment often get sick from the treatments they receive. It can be particularly rough for young children trying to beat back their cancer. So a team of doctors, IT experts, and pharmacists at Phoenix Children's Hospital created a way to make chemo less [...] Click here to view [...]

Harnessing the gut to improve cancer outcomes

The gut microbiome — made up of more than a trillion microbes, archaea, viruses, phages, yeast, fungi and bacteria in the intestine — has long been linked to a variety of issues across medical disciplines, from mental health to digestion, allergies and immune function. Data now are linking a [...] Click here to view [...]

Preventing nausea in young cancer patients

Oncologists at Phoenix Children's Hospital say nausea and vomiting disturbs families most when their kids are getting chemo. After one particularly distressing instance, a doctor reached out to the technology department, teaming up to get the right anti-nausea drugs to kids. A team of doctors, IT experts and pharmacists [...] Click here to view [...]

Patrick Dempsey’s cancer center offers acupuncture, and he swears by the needle treatments himself, too

Patrick Dempsey started a non-profit cancer center in Maine, where his mother was treated for ovarian cancer. Dempsey told Insider that acupuncture is one of the most popular treatments offered at the Dempsey Center. Scientific studies suggest that acupuncture can help ease the nausea and vomiting that are often [...] Click here to view [...]

High fiber, yogurt diet associated with lower lung cancer risk

The benefits of a diet high in fiber and yogurt have already been established for cardiovascular disease and gastrointestinal cancer. The new findings based on an analysis of data from studies involving 1.4 million adults in the United States, Europe and Asia suggest this diet may also protect against [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-10-26T08:48:37-04:00October 26th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments

Stomach cancer symptoms: The painful sign to look out for

STOMACH cancer symptoms are often confused with less serious conditions. It is therefore imperative to know the warning signs and get them checked out by a GP as soon as possible. One painful symptom could signify the deadly condition. Stomach cancer: Eight risk factors Stomach cancer symptoms: Five signs [...] Click here to view [...]

Do gut bacteria affect bowel cancer development?

Being able to identify someone's risk of cancer is vital for saving lives. However, it is challenging to predict how likely a person is to develop a specific type. Some links are known, including the link between smoking and lung cancer, while others are yet to be discovered. New [...] Click here to view [...]

Gut microbes could be used to predict likelihood of developing cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The makeup of the bacterial community that lives in the gut has been identified as a risk factor for bowel cancer. Research has found that the composition of the intestinal microbiome—the complex community of bacteria and other microbes that reside in the gut—can influence an [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-09-10T16:42:29-04:00September 10th, 2019|colorectal cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments