Category: Health

New Diabetes Drug May Increase Risk of Breast, Bladder Cancer

A new diabetes drug being developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca could be derailed by increased risks of bladder cancer and breast cancer. An FDA advisory committee will meet this week to review data from clinical trials of the experimental diabetes drug dapagliflozin, which have revealed an unusually high number of users who developed bladder cancer or breast cancer. The […]

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Study of Quality of Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Study of Quality of Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dr. David B. Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center is a robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert whose patients are experiencing positive post-prostatectomy results. Despite the findings of a recent study published in the Journal of Urology indicating that men recovering from radical prostatectomy surgery are […]

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58% of Americans Prefer Organic Foods

58% of Americans Prefer Organic Foods

When given a choice, American consumers prefer to purchase organic foods, according to the Thomson Reuters-NPR Health Poll. Thomson Reuters and NPR developed the monthly poll to gauge attitudes and opinions on a wide range of health issues. In the latest survey in the series, 58 percent of Americans say they choose organic over conventionally produced foods when they have […]

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Preventive Medical Center Asks: Got Too Much Milk?

Preventive Medical Center Asks: Got Too Much Milk?

Recent Study Cites Surprising Results about Calcium Intake and Bone Fractures: There may be “too much of a good thing”, at least when it comes to Calcium, reports the Preventive Medical Center of Marin. The British Medical Journal recently published surprising results about calcium intake and the risk of bone fractures. (BMJ 2011;342:d1473.) This long term study of over 60,000 […]

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Skip the Drugs, Nutrition is the Answer for Digestive Problems

Skip the Drugs, Nutrition is the Answer for Digestive Problems

According to a report from Johns Hopkins, there are 30 million visits every year to primary care physicians for digestive complaints, and that number increases significantly when you also include visits to specialists and hospital emergency departments. Unfortunately, doctors are often unable to discover the reason for digestive disorders and instead resort to drugs that only temporarily relieve the symptoms. […]

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Cancer: Prevention is Better than Cure

Cancer: Prevention is Better than Cure

Cancer is a class of diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled growth, invasion that intrudes upon and destroys adjacent tissues, and sometimes metastasis, or spreading to other locations in the body via lymph or blood. There are various types of cancer, cervical, ovarian, breast, lung, cancer of the blood, and prostrate cancers, among others. There are two […]

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Red Is The New Green

Red Is The New Green

Red-hued fruits are rich in antioxidants that can hamper inflammation and can be effective as cancer fighting agents, according to an article in the June issue of Food Nutrition & Science. According to her article, Registered Dietician Donna Fields suggests eating foods such as tomatoes, watermelon, pink grapefruit, guava, apricots, red peppers, papaya, and especially Caribbean Red papaya. According to […]

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PGA Champion & Sports Nutrition Expert Share Their Pro Snacking Tips

PGA Champion & Sports Nutrition Expert Share Their Pro Snacking Tips

Whether an avid or professional golfer or just aspiring to be one, smart snacking is key to keeping fueled and focused during a round of play. With snacking tips from Almond Board of California in partnership with Titleist Performance Institute nutrition expert Robert Yang and four-time PGA champion Ben Crane, golfers can identify tasty opportunities that will help them reach […]

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The Body Ecology Diet Promotes Probiotic Nutrition

The Body Ecology Diet Promotes Probiotic Nutrition

Fatigue, headaches, mood swings, weight gain, allergies, joint and muscle pain, inflammation: these are just some of the signs that indicate you may unknowingly be suffering from a “silent invader” – yeast/candida. The resulting imbalance can be a key factor in myriad health problems including chronic fatigue, food allergies, skin disorders, obesity, depression, digestive disorders, and other immune-related diseases. In […]

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The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You to Know About

The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You to Know About

Mexico’s exclusive Las Alamandas Resort has linked with the medical practice GetSlim International to bring the phenomenally successful HCG Diet to Las Alamandas. The program, developed by a medical doctor in Italy over 50 years ago, boasts a 100% success rate, and is actually a weight lose CURE whereby you really lose weight and are never hungry. Watch your weight […]

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