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Omega-3 and Cancer

According to a new study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, researchers demonstrate that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) helps reduce renal cell carcinoma invasiveness, growth rate, and blood vessel growth when combined with the anti-cancer therapy regorafenib. Regorafenib is one of a new generation of anti-cancer therapies that attack tyrosine kinases. Unfortunately, kidney cancers mutate…

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June 29, 2016

Reducing Colorectal Cancer Risk

In May 2014, researchers reported that higher plasma concentrations of methionine, choline, and betaine are associated with a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the…

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October 6, 2014

An Apple a Day Can Revitalize Your Love Life.

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been a common saying for more than a century, and it turns out that people have been repeating it for good reason. Modern research shows that apples improve health in numerous ways, and the latest study found that apples can even boost a woman’s sexual pleasure.…

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July 28, 2014

Roundup Weed Killer Linked to Cancer Risk

Roundup Weed Killer Linked to Cancer Risk Statistical study suggests Monsanto’s popular herbicide may double the risk of lymphoma Ever heard of an invasive plant called Japanese knotweed? This green pest spreads rapidly via streams and rivers, and can regrow fast from tiny root fragments. It’s so bad that in the UK, some banks refuse…

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July 6, 2014

Common Gene Variant Drives Weight Gain

Common Gene Variant Drives Weight Gain One in two people have a gene variation that drives overeating; healthy lifestyles blunt the effects More than one-third of American adults aged 65 and over are obese. Excessive weight promote heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers. Overweight results from a blend of…

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June 3, 2014

For Cancer Patients, Mind-Body Connections Can Help Healing

For Cancer Patients, Mind-Body Connections Can Help Healing BY MARGAUX HERRERA MHERRERA@MIAMIHERALD.COM Cancer patients and doctors alike are turning toward holistic medicine to help combat the difficult effects of the disease and treatments. Integrative medicine allows patients to work on both mental and physical symptoms while continuing their regular treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy.…

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May 28, 2014