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How to pair up foods to boost their health properties
It's a powerful force that adds up to give impressive results – helping the body absorb more of the food's vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and in turn, possibly lowering your risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Dietitian Elaine ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Awareness: Why are Indian women afraid to touch their breasts?
In fact, it is absolutely normal to do it. Women need to undergo a mammography regularly to detect breast cancer, but a simple thing like the touching of a boob in the privacy of a bedroom or bathroom can help a woman find out if something is wrong ... [...]
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Half of Scottish men 'don't know where their prostate is', survey finds
Men over 50, those with a family history of prostate cancer and black men are most at risk, statistics show. A survey of thousands of men - including more than 500 in Scotland - found only 8% know what the prostate does while only half know where it is ... [...]
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Hair loss in women with breast cancer can have major implications on their …
Dr Diane Trusson from the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University interviewed 24 women about their experiences of being treated for early breast cancer and found that hair was a prominent topic, even for those who did not lose their hair. [...]
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Should men in their 40s get prostate cancer test?
The standard test for prostate cancer is called the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. Elevated levels of PSA may indicate prostate cancer, but the test is not fool proof as it may also indicate non-cancerous conditions too. This is one reason why ... [...]
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Explore offering PSA test to men in their 40s worried about cancer risk, GPs told
The recommendation is contained in a set of 13 statements, which represent the consensus view of hundreds of UK health professionals, issued by charity Prostate Cancer UK, in a bid to boost the early detection of prostate cancer in men without symptoms ... [...]
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Patients celebrate their strengths during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month
Young patients with juvenile arthritis can lead full lives with the proper treatment and are raising awareness of the condition for Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month. Jarad Hauck was diagnosed with it when he was 11 years old after struggling with ... [...]
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Women in Wales 'put their lives at risk' by not visiting GP after noticing …
Women in Wales are putting their lives at risk by waiting for weeks to visit their GP after noticing symptoms of breast cancer, according to new research. Nearly one in five women wait for more than a month to visit their doctor after spotting a ... [...]
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Advances in genetics give doctors new tools to customize treatments for their …
Pathologist Dr. Sanford Sharp poses for a portrait in front of a projected slide of a magnified high grade carcinoma at Memorial Hospital on Feb. 18 in Chattanooga. Sharp leads a weekly breast cancer Tumor Conference, where a group of care providers ... [...]
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Cancer patients are losing valuable time — and risking their lives — with …
Dr. Kurian Joseph, a radiation oncologist at the University of Alberta, says he had a patient who rejected treatment after her breast cancer spread to her shoulder, fearful she might damage the nerves leading to her hand. When she returned 18 months ... [...]
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The Arthritis Free For Life Book Will Help People Cure Their Neck And Thoracic …
Arthritis Free For Life book designed by Nancy MacGranahan teaches people how to relieve symptoms such as foot and ankle pain, low back pain and shoulder pain. A detailed Arthritis Free For Life review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this book is ... [...]
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Women who lose their hair can find natural-looking, stylish products
"On my first diagnosis, I was so happy that I didn't need chemo, mainly because I was afraid to lose my hair," the two-time breast cancer survivor said. "The second time I didn't care. I realized that being alive was more important than losing my hair ... [...]
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Breast cancer women reveal the devastating reality of losing their hair …
When Victoria Derbyshire bravely revealed her hair loss after treatment for breast cancer, many women could understand exactly what she was going through. In a poignant video diary recorded after her second round of treatment in December, the BBC ... [...]
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Brave women follow TV star Victoria Derbyshire and speak out about their …
BBC TV presenter Victoria Derbyshire, below, has spoken of losing her hair as a side-effect of her breast cancer treatment. In her latest video diary, she revealed she is wearing a wig. She said: “One of the things that I'm finding difficult to come to ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Patient Helps Fellow Chemo Patients Find Their 'Sparkle' During …
When Robyn Adams first started chemo treatments for Stage 4 breast cancer, she showed up like most patients, dressed comfortably, wearing a sweatsuit. But after her first round of chemo in May 2015, Adams, who is the head of an early learning center, ... [...]
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