Posts Tagged "Disease"

Mushroom Compound May Suppress Prostate Cancer

Posted in Blog, Did You Know, Health & Nutrition, Health Conditions, Men’s Health, Senior Health

Mushroom Compound May Suppress Prostate Cancer

In the United States, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), with 1 man in 7 predicted to have the diagnosis during his lifetime. Previously, Patrick Ling, from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), and colleagues observed that cancer polysaccharopeptide (PSP), a compound found in the turkey tail mushroom, prevented prostate cancer development in pre-clinical investigations. The current study reveals that polysaccharopeptide – in conjunction with gamma-tocotrienol, a Vitamin E compound derived from palm oil, markedly...

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How Safe is YOUR Turkey?

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How Safe is YOUR Turkey?

I certainly don’t want to ruin your Thanksgiving dinner, however, I feel it is my responsibility to educate people about areas of health that are often not talked about, or even known by most.  I guess that’s why I’m everybody’s New Years resolution – Knowledge is an investment in your health and those you love. The turkey has graced holiday tables since the days of the Pilgrims.  A Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be complete to most of us without the delectable (more…)

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Cell Phones Linked to Brain Cancer

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Cell Phones Linked to Brain Cancer

A growing body of evidence suggests that cell phones dramatically raise your risk for developing brain cancer.  The latest findings, published online in the journal Pathophysiology, confirm the cell phone linked to cancer find, and will hopefully convince you to educe your cell phone use and star using an effective wired headset to shield you from harmful cell phone waves.   The Link Between Cell Phones & Brain Cancer. Dr. Lennart Hardell, a professor of oncology at University of Orebro...

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Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

Posted in Blog, Food Issues, Health Conditions, Men’s Health, Weight Loss, Women’s Health

Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

In 2012, about half a million cases of cancer around the world were attributed to excess body weight, which extrapolates to 3.6% of all new adult cases. The weight-related cancer burden was highest in developed countries; 63.8% of these obesity-related cancers occurred in North America and Europe. The figures come from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR), and were published in the Lancet Oncology. The IACR team, led by Melinda Arnold, PhD, points out that approximately one-quarter of...

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Have You Had it with Doctor’s?

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Have You Had it with Doctor’s?

When addressing degenerative disease, whether it’s autoimmune disease, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, we know the sooner it’s addressed, the better the results.  Less time for tissue to be damaged = less likely permanent damage will occur.   In the U.S. alone, healthcare costs are the #1 reason people go bankrupt.  The problem is, people are throwing money at their health issues without getting results.  Think about it….   We spend more money per person on doctor visits, procedures, and...

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