Recent Articles from Dr. Fredda

  • Standing for Our Health

    The average U.S. adult spends up to 10 hours a day sitting.  This is a habit viewed as a normal integral part of daily life with working at a desk job or commuting long hours.  We aren’t doing our bodies any favors by sitting so much as it contributes to rising rates of overweight and […] Read More

  • Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials

    By involving yourself in a clinical trial, it could mean a really big change in the type of care you are now getting for your prostate cancer.  Cutting-edge treatment is involved and few people have had it before, but make sure you learn how it works and what it will be like for you. A […] Read More

  • Delicious and Nutritious Eats: Exotic Fruits from Asia

    Apples, bananas, blueberries, and pineapples are among the many staple fruits we grew up eating. But it might be time to expand our culinary boundaries and try some of these exotic fruits from Asia, especially since they are chock-full of nutrition. Durian  Deemed as the “king of fruits,” the durian hails from Southeast Asian nations, […] Read More

  • Poor Carb Diets & Cancer Risk

    An article by EJ Mundell reported that even those people who’ve never smoked could get lung cancer.  A new study suggests their risk for the disease may rise if they eat a diet rich in certain carbohydrates.  These are high glycemic index diets that trigger higher levels of insulin in the blood and tend to […] Read More

  • Personalized Medicine

    Those who have cancer, along with their family and friends, have been searching anything that’s available to find the best possible way to beat the disease.  Things like “personalized medicine,” “precision medicine,” or “targeted drugs” are things you have likely seen. But are these things that can help you, and exactly what are they?  Precision […] Read More

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