Newly diagnosed cancer patients should be prescribed fitness plans

The report suggests that a diagnosis of cancer is a 'teachable moment' to encourage better health habits - PA Newly diagnosed cancer patients should be given exercise and nutrition plans in order to boost their chances of recovery and survival, charities say. Experts said that those about to embark [...] Click here to view [...]

Treating Multiple Myeloma: Common Side Effects to Watch Out For

HealthiNation Before starting treatment for multiple myeloma—a cancer of the plasma cell, which is a type of white blood cell made in the bone marrow—it’s important to be aware of the side effects you may experience. Knowing how certain... Before starting treatment for multiple myeloma—a cancer of the plasma [...] Click here to view [...]

Unhealthy gut promotes spread of breast cancer

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests. Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, of UVA's Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, found that disrupting the microbiome [...] Click here to view [...]

Doing this is good for both your colon and heart

The human body is an amazing thing. It’s composed of lots of different systems that each serves a purpose in our body to keep us alive and functioning. What we sometimes forget is that these systems also interconnect with each other every day. So, what’s good for one organ [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-28T09:40:57-04:00May 28th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments

Studies find not-so-sweet links between popular sweetener, cancer and diabetes

Almost forty percent of Americans were obese in 2016, up from 33.7 percent in 2008. Clearly, we as a nation are not getting the message: being overweight can kill you. Diabetes, stroke, heart disease and arthritis are direct results of carrying too much weight. The makers of artificial sweeteners [...] Click here to view [...]

Right combination of diet and bacteria limits cancer progression

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Diet can have significant effects on the gut microbiome, the populations of microorganisms such as bacteria that live in the human gut. It is well recognised that through complex metabolic interactions, dietary habits contribute to cancer prevention. More specifically, diets rich in fibre reduce the [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-04T12:26:49-04:00May 4th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments

Just a Sprinkling of These Seeds Can Make You Healthier

1. Basil Seeds Can Have Anti-Aging and Anti-Cancer Properties Several compounds contained in basil seeds were shown in studies to have cancer-fighting and cancer-preventative effects on the human body. In particular, basil seeds are rich in flavonoids , a group of antioxidants that were experimentally-proven to prevent oxidative stress [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-03-22T09:47:15-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Breast Cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments

What the doctor wants you to know about ginger’s benefits

Zingiber officinale is a spice that you know more commonly as ginger. Research has markedly increased in studying ginger and the various components behind its reported health benefits as an herbal medicine. Over the years, scientific studies have focused on verifying ginger’s pharmacological and physiological actions, with at least [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-03-19T17:38:22-04:00March 19th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments

Lung Cancer, natural supplements and alternative ways to have healthy pulmonary function

Probiotics The physiology and pathology of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts are closely related. This similarity between the two organs may underlie why dysfunction in one organ may induce illness in the other. For example, smoking is a major risk factor for COPD and IBD and increases the risk of developing Crohn's disease. Probiotics [...]

2019-03-17T11:57:40-04:00February 2nd, 2016|Dietary, Gastrointestinal, Other Cancer|0 Comments
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