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Your Plastic Water Bottle Can Cause Type 2 Diabetes But You Can Avoid It By Doing This

2017-03-21 16:39

Alarmingly, toxic plastics are stored in the liver slowing liver function, causing fatty liver which leads to weight gain and ultimately type 2 diabetes, according to science.

When you think about possible type 2 diabetes risk factors, the last thing that may come to mind is that bottled water you've been holding, but it's a major player in the destruction of your overal

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Good News as More Women are Surviving Breast Cancer

2017-03-17 15:55

Improvements in early detection and treatments have helped women around the world become breast cancer success stories.

Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women (behind lung cancer), but good news is that the rate of mortality from the disease has fallen by one-third over the past 30 y

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Hair Dyes and Risk of Breast Cancer in Women

2017-03-13 12:33

A recent dissertation asserts that hair dyes contribute to an increased risk of breast cancer. Learn more here.

Researcher Sanna Heikkinen of the University of Helsinki has conducted an analysis of self-reported survey data among 8000 breast cancer patients and 20,000 controls in Finland and has determined t

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What every woman must know about soy and breast cancer

2017-02-02 19:56

Researchers have found more about soy and breast cancer making it important for women to know when eating soy could be beneficial and when it could harm.

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have uncovered some new information based on animal testing that could clear up some questions about the link between soy and breast canc

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Social connections can help women beat breast cancer

2016-12-15 05:02

Researchers have found that women who have a greater number of social connections have a higher rate of survival from breast cancer.

Breast cancer is a devastating condition. However with aggressive treatment and a positive attitude cure rates for breast cancer can be impressive.

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Why You Should Not Use the Glycemic Index Alone for Your Cancer Prevention Diet

2016-11-03 13:52

Choosing a healthful diet is very important to reduce your risk of many types of cancer, but choosing a food solely based on its glycemic index is not necessarily a good idea.

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a numerical ranking of carbohydrates according to how much they raise blood sugar after eating.

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One-Third of Breast Cancer Cases May Be Prevented with These Three Things

2016-10-06 09:42

Pink is everywhere! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and today we bring awareness to the steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing the disease.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American women, after skin cancer.

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It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Here Are 3 Ways to Help Prevent Cancer

2016-10-01 10:31

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The news highlights one victim, Michelle Waddey, who got breast cancer from a deliberate explosion.

Breast cancer affects about 12 percent of American women. It's not just genetics that cause breast cancer.

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Poor Diet Linked to Denser Breast Tissue

2016-09-02 12:39

Women with dense breasts are slightly more at risk for developing breast cancer. Improving your diet may be one way to decrease your risk.

What exactly are “dense breasts?” You cannot necessarily tell just by look or feel. Dense breasts have less fatty tissue and more glandular and supportive tissue.

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How Getting Your Teens To Eat Fruits May One Day Save Her Life

2016-05-13 12:13

Teenagers, in general, are not especially known for their healthy eating habits, but here is one piece of advice you should gently encourage for your daughter – Eat more fruit.

Many different types of cancer are linked to obesity, including post-menopausal breast cancer.

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This Diet Not Only May Help to Maintain Good Weight, But Also Protect Against Breast Cancer

2016-04-19 12:36

Improving your diet now is very important for preventing a deadly form of breast cancer, a new study has shown.

We all know that eating better and exercising is important, but too many people wait until they receive a recommendation from a healthcare professional to start healthier habits – such as after bei

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Breast Cancer Detection - Thermography versus Mammography

2016-01-13 07:39

The chance of getting breast cancer in one’s lifetime is 1 in 8 with about 15% of woman under the age of 45 being diagnosed. There has been a lot of debate over the efficacy of thermograms versus mammograms, but today there is more research on diagnostic tools. What must be understood are the differences between the two tests.

Mammograms have been the gold standard for diagnosing breast cancer for decades, but there are inherent problems with this diagnostic tool.

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Parabens in Shampoo and Body Lotions Linked to Breast Cancer

2015-11-28 18:56

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, report that shampoo and body lotion ingredients known as parabens may be linked to breast cancer. Although previous studies had looked at the impact of parabens alone, it now appears these chemical preservatives interact with other bodily changes, which makes them more dangerous.

Parabens are commonly used in cosmetics and personal care items to protect again

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What Parents Should Know about Rare Breast Cancer in Children

2015-11-24 18:16

The battle faced by Chrissy Turner, the eight-year-old girl from Utah who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer, has captured the attention of people and may have especially concerned mothers and fathers around the world. What should parents know about this extremely uncommon form of breast cancer?

Secretary breast cancer is also known as juvenile breast carcinoma and juvenile secretory carcinoma.

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What If You Could Slash Your Risk of Breast Cancer by 50%?

2015-10-12 14:49

October is breast cancer awareness month and many women are wondering if there is anything they can do to lower their risk of breast cancer, especially since that risk is 1 in 8.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in 2012 and second most common cancer overall after lung cancer, and accounts for approximate

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Shocking Difference in Cost of Mammograms Nationwide, NY Ranges from $130 $130 - $1,898

2015-10-08 16:08

Can someone explain why is the cost of a mammogram so widely different in the United States for breast cancer screening?

Health is often a topic of conversation between friends, but, not many would think to compare health care costs.

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Breast Cancer: How to Identify Early Signs of The Disease

2015-10-06 14:05

Detecting breast cancer signs when the disease is in its early stage is a breakthrough in its management. How can it be detected at a very early stage? Jane Greg reports for eMaxHealth.

For some women, a dimple starts growing in the skin of the breast. The dimple on the breast begins to pouch in a way similar to a divot. It is not normal to have the skin of the breast like this.

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Could a small dose of aspirin a day prevent breast cancer?

2015-06-15 16:03

A study conducted only in the laboratory suggests taking an aspirin a day might help prevent breast and other types of cancer. Researchers for the study that appears in the July 2015 issue of Laboratory Investigation say aspirin appears to have the ability to block cancer stem cells from reproducing.

Dr. Sushanta Banerjee, research director of the Cancer Research Unit at the Kansas City (Mo.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center lead the research.

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Food scientists develop new way to predict breast cancer with blood test

2015-04-16 18:44

Researchers have discovered they can predict who will develop breast cancer years into the future by looking at blood test samples using a food science method. The scientists say the results of their investigation could mean a paradigm shift in the way breast cancer is diagnosed.

Copenhagen researchers used metabolic blood profiles that analyze the amounts of all compounds (metabolites) in our blood for their investigation.

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A third of breast cancer patients interested in genetic testing

2015-04-07 11:55

A new survey has found that, although a third of breast cancer patients are concerned about their genetic risk of developing other cancers, nearly half are not discussing testing with their doctor.

Researchers surveyed 1,536 women in Los Angeles and Detroit who had been diagnosed with nonmetastatic breast cancer between 2005 and 2007.

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Black, Hispanic women have less say in breast cancer care

2015-03-22 16:10

Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer are less likely than white women to be actively involved in their care, according to a new survey.

The questionnaire-based study surveyed 222 white, 142 black and 136 Hispanic women. The Hispanic women were categorized by whether they mainly spoke English (89) or Spanish (47).

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Family history of prostate cancer linked to greater breast cancer risk

2015-03-10 21:12

Women who have a family history of prostate cancer are at greater risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.

Jennifer L. Beebe-Dimmer and her colleagues analyzed data from more than 78,000 women who were recruited to the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study between 1993 and 1998.

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Why Obesity Increases Risk of Breast Cancer In Certain Women

2014-10-29 20:01

Research learns how obesity connects to different cancer types and especially to breast cancer in African American and Hispanic women.

Two large new studies provide compelling evidence that obesity increases the risk of the most common type of postmenopausal breast cancer among both African Americans and Hispanics.

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