August 2014


Brocolli-2-1A170x130.jpgEating more apples is linked to lower risk of distal colon cancer, brassicas like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts are linked to lower risk of cancer in both the proximal and the distal colon

To read the full article Different Fruits And Vegetables Affect Cancer Risk In Different Parts Of Bowel, click here.

depressedyoungwoman120x170.jpgDepression tied to stroke risk: What explains link?

Depression significantly increases the risks of having a stroke, and dying from it, according to a new study published in the September 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

To read the full article Depression tied to stroke risk, click here.
vegetbablelifestyle130x170.jpgPlant-Rich Diets Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Women with diets rich in vegetables, fruit and legumes may have a somewhat decreased risk of developing one type of breast cancer, a new study suggests.

To read the full article Plant-Rich Diets Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Risk, click here.
womanexercisebycycle140x170.jpg15 minutes of fitness a day can add 3 years to your life
Even a little bit of physical activity helps, study confirms and doing just 15 minutes of moderate exercise a day may add three years to your life, a large study in Taiwan has found.

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oldpills124-170.jpgOlder pills often safer but many think new is better, 4 in 10 wrongly believe the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves only 'extremely effective' drugs, survey finds. 

Many consumers mistakenly believe new prescription drugs are always safer than those with long track records, and that only extremely effective drugs without major side effects win government approval, according to a new study.

To read the full article Older pills often safer but many think new is better, click here.
asthma-child170x120.jpgLow-Fat Yogurt Consumption Tied to Asthma and Hay Fever Risk in Kids, Says Study

A new study suggests a link between women's eating low-fat yogurt during pregnancy to an increased risk that their children will develop asthma and hay fever.

To read the full article Low-Fat Yogurt Consumption Tied to Asthma and Hay Fever Risk in Kids, Says Study, click here.
heartdxwoman170x134.jpgDr. Esselstyn Jr. didn't become a doctor to change the way America eats. He was a general surgeon. But researching cancer, he stumbled on a fact that changed his career: Certain cultures around the world do not suffer from heart disease, the No. 1 killer in the Western world.

To read the full article The 'heart attack proof' diet?, click here.
supermon114x170.jpgStudy finds that working moms are less depressed than stay-at-home counterparts. Working moms are less likely to show symptoms of depression than stay-at-home moms, a new study finds.

To read the full article Trying to Be 'Supermom' Can Raise Risk for Depression, click here.
ovarianCa134x170.jpgUsing a new approach to developing biomarkers for the very early detection of ovarian cancer, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have identified a molecule in the bloodstream of infertile women that could one day be used to screen for those at high risk for the disease — or even those with early-stage ovarian cancer.

To read the full article Antibody May Detect Ovarian Cancer, click here.
glutenfree170x170.jpgSpeculation on increase in digestive disorder centers on improvements in sanitation and hygiene. Complaints of celiac disease are on the rise in the United States, with more and more people growing ill from exposure to products containing gluten.

To read the full article Celiac Disease on the Rise in U.S., click here.
Yoga125x170.jpgWhat if you made ecstasy part of your daily spiritual practice? How would that change the richness and the quality of your life?

To read the full article Sexual Healing With Yoga, click here.
depressed-woman127x170.jpgAdult females with clinical depression are 29% more likely to suffer a stroke than other women of the same age without depression, according to an article published in the journal Stroke.

To read the full article Depression Raises Female Risk Of Stroke By 29%, click here.