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Vitamin K2 Benefits

Posted on July 25, 2018

So, what are the benefits of Vitamin K2?  There’s been a lot of discussion about the essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals, but lately researchers are starting to recognize the one often-misunderstood vitamin that goes unnoticed. A huge number of the population is deficient in vitamin K, principally vitamin K1 and K2.  Cees Vermeer, Ph.D. is […]

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Top 5 Causes of Death

Posted on July 24, 2018

Robert Preidt wrote an article revealing the top 5 causes of death.  HealthDay News has reported that heart disease tops the list of what is most likely to kill you or someone you love.  Data was released from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention naming the five leading causes of death among Americans […]

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The Risk for Multiple Myeloma

Posted on July 23, 2018

It’s a mystery what actually causes multiple myeloma.  This is a type of blood cancer and certain things can raise your chances of getting it.  Specifically your age, race and whether you have a family member with the disease, all play a role.  Having only one of these risks does not mean you will get […]

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Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials

Posted on July 19, 2018

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 […]

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Poor Carb Diets & Cancer Risk

Posted on July 18, 2018

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 […]

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Personalized Medicine

Posted on July 17, 2018

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 […]

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Low-Dose Aspirin & Cancer

Posted on July 13, 2018

Ana Sandolu has written another article explaining the use of low-dose aspirin and the prevention of cancer.  As well known, cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and death worldwide and is predicted to increase in the following years.  Making healthy lifestyle choices and getting tested if at risk are some prevention strategies. I have […]

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Jet Lag, Obesity & Pathways to Liver Cancer

Posted on July 10, 2018

Hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, has nearly tripled since 1980, and obesity related liver disease is one of the driving forces behind the increasing number of cases.  Baylor College of Medicine researchers are now examining other lifestyle factors that may affect your health. By using mice, the scientists have shown that […]

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Graphene to Detect Cancer Cells

Posted on July 6, 2018

  Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown that by interfacing brain cells onto graphene, they can differentiate a single hyperactive cancerous cell from a normal cell, pointing the way to developing a simple, noninvasive tool for early cancer diagnosis.  This system is able to detect the level of activity of an […]

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E-Cigarettes Harmful

Posted on July 4, 2018

There was a surprising article written by Honor Whiteman that revealed the harm that e-cigarettes can have for our oral health.  They are marketed as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, but when it comes to our oral health, new research suggests that vaping may be just as harmful as smoking. An article was published […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon