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Prevent Alzheimer's Disease: 8 Daily Habits a Neurologist Swears By
Curry and turmeric contain the antioxidant curcumin, which several studies show could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease (as well as that of cancer, arthritis, and depression). Add them to scrambled eggs, sprinkle them on roasted vegetables ... [...]
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Women who think they’ve got flu when it’s really a heart attack
In the UK, more than 28,000 women die of a heart attack every year, more than half of whom are under 75 - that's nearly three times as many as die from breast cancer. And while heart attacks alone kill more men (over 41,000 in 2015), ... Part of the ... [...]
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What is prostate cancer? Women speak out on LETHAL disease killing thousands …
Prostate Cancer UK said a poll of more than 3,500 people exposes men's 'widespread ignorance' of their own bodies - but now the women behind the men affected by the disease have come forward to speak out. Loretta Kilgannon, from south London lost her ... [...]
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Lifestyle changes can help prevent coronary disease later in life
It's the rare woman who doesn't fear a diagnosis of breast cancer. But truth be told, heart disease kills more women in the United States than the next seven causes combined, including breast cancer. Heart disease is responsible for one in three deaths ... [...]
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Ten Keys to Beating Lyme Disease
Everyone with Lyme disease knows how important things such as taking antibiotics and finding an excellent health care practitioner can be. There are, however, many other factors involved in fighting Lyme that also make a huge difference in the healing ... [...]
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Lyme Disease: A Ticking Time Bomb for Arthritis
Lyme disease, which is transmitted through a bite from an infected tick, can be treated with antibiotics during the first few days or weeks after infection, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Although some have a few lingering body aches or ... [...]
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Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis highlights youth who live with the disease
She shouldn't have any trouble finishing the Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis course on Saturday. Tess is this year's youth honoree for the event, and her family hopes her story will make more people aware that arthritis isn't a disorder that only ... [...]
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Alzheimer's Disease Completely Reversed In One Week In Mice Using New Protein …
There are literally hundreds of studies outlining turmeric's neuroprotective set of physiological actions, and dozens of them are connected to turmeric's anti-Alzheimer's disease properties. Some of these studies reveal that curcumin is capable of ... [...]
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'It's not an older person's disease anymore'
Breast cancer survivor Jo-Ann Kennedy, at her home in Kingston, will be taking part in a breast cancer support walk in May. ... She got to ring the bell twice, once when she finished her chemotherapy and again when she finished her radiation treatments. [...]
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Favorite Flavonoids to Fight Aging and Disease
Brain health isn't the only reason to include more apigenin-rich foods in your diet; it also appears to be a potent cancer fighter. When mice implanted with cells of a particularly deadly, fast-growing human breast cancer were treated with apigenin ... [...]
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Region still saddled with disease rate higher than that of province; poor …
Statistics continue to show Algoma district residents have a higher rate of newly diagnosed cancer cases than the provincial amount. Specifically, recent numbers, from 2010 to 2012, show rates were higher for colorectal, esophageal, kidney and renal ... [...]
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Thyroid disease and breast cancer: Is there a link?
... having excess thyroid hormone promotes the development of breast cancer, experts caution that this study does not prove cause and effect. While there may be an association, it is not clear that an overactive thyroid actually causes breast cancer to ... [...]
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'Genetic Superheroes': Rare Exceptions Resist Mutations Thought To Be Disease …
But I don't think you can overstate the effects of medical school education over the last 40 years, where we've been given brilliant examples of hard-won facts about diseases that are caused by genetic mutations. It's hard to shake that pedagogical ... [...]
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Striking the Balance in Prostate Cancer: Active Surveillance Versus Disease …
The debate over when is cancer at a stage where wait-and-watch takes precedence over active treatment doesn't seem to have a solution. Monitoring the tumor rather than overtreating can prevent harmful and unnecessary effects on the patient's quality of ... [...]
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Soy intake may slash heart disease risk by 12%, but only for equol producers
Individuals have different abilities to produce equol – an isoflavandiol that may have beneficial effects on prostate health, bone health, heart health, and for managing menopausal symptoms. Equol is produced in the gut by bacteria, but only 30 to 50 ... [...]
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Disease Affects Genders Differently; Here Are The 5 Most Dangerous Types Of …
In the infographic below, Unity Point Health aggregates data from the American Cancer Society's Cancer Facts & Figures 2013 to help provide a sense of cancer statistics. For reference, the ... For women, breast cancer is the second most dangerous cancer. [...]
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