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These Drinks May Be Turbo for Cancer

Sugar-sweetened drinks are a staple for many adults, as well as teens and children. Some adults reportedly downs 12 cans of soda on a daily basis, and pediatricians report that nearly half a child’s fruit intake comes from juice. Unfortunately, too many sugary drinks may increase your risk of cancer, particularly breast cancer or prostate cancer, experts warn. Find...

Bizarre Truth About Soy Sauce Ingredient

Soy sauce has a long history that began in Chinese cooking over 2,500 years ago. Today, it can be found in any grocery store and is used widely in American iterations of Asian cuisine. Typically made from soy and wheat, the health of soy sauce has been called into question for a myriad of reasons, including gluten and sodium content....

Do You Read Your Doctor’s Notes? Here’s Why You Should

At the end of every doctor’s appointment, patients are generally given a summary of their visit and/or instructions to access a patient portal containing the same information. The information gleaned from these sources, while valuable, is usually very basic, consisting of test results, a diagnosis and after-care instructions. Other vital information can be found in the clinical notes portion...

4 Sweeteners That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

Many of us find it difficult to resist a sweet treat, but eating too much sugar can lead to weight gain, type 2 diabetes and even heart disease. It can also trigger headaches, rot your teeth and make you cranky or tired. Because of these reasons, some adults are on the quest for healthy alternatives to refined sugar. Unfortunately, many...

New Pathogens Discovered in Beef and Cow’s Milk

A previously unknown pathogen has been discovered in beef and cow’s milk products. The discovery may shed more light on the link between red meat and certain types of cancers in humans. Previous research has shown that consuming more than 18 ounces of  beef and other types of red meat per week increases the risk of developing colorectal cancer....

This Simple Swap Could Have Major Health Benefits

Looking for an easy way to gain substantial health benefits? Eat more fish! According to a Danish study, replacing red meat and processed meat with certain types of fish can add healthy years to your life. While everyone benefits from eating more fish, men over the age of 50 and women of childbearing age stand to gain the most...

First 3-D Printed Middle Ear Transplant Cures Deafness

Some forms of hearing loss can be harder to treat than others. Conductive hearing loss occurs when damage, defect, infection or obstruction affects the tiny bones along the middle ear, impairing their ability to stimulate the eardrum. Prosthetic implants have been available, but they have their setbacks. With advances in 3-D printing technology, that could soon change. Quick Read: Researchers at...

Could Your Stomach Pill Be Making You Ill?

Acid reflux and ulcers are painful conditions that can become more severe if left untreated, causing permanent damage to the lining of the esophagus and stomach. A common medication called a proton pump inhibitor provides relief by addressing excessive acid, but a new study has found that these meds can increase the risk of chronic disease. More specifically, the risk...

Can a Diabetes Drug Treat Anxiety?

New research shows that Metformin, a popular medication used to treat diabetes, may also help alleviate anxiety symptoms. This is great news for the diabetic community, as people with diabetes are 20% more likely to suffer from anxiety than the general public. The discovery has encouraged researchers to investigate the link between anxiety, depression and insulin resistance, as well...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Shows Promise

A new experimental spinal cord treatment is giving some living with paralysis hope for future mobility and an improved quality of life. While the treatment is not a cure, researchers hope that it will offer incremental victories for those living with the effects of a spinal cord injury, such as lack of mobility, breathing issues, incontinence, sexual dysfunction and...

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Tick Hoards this Summer? Probably. Here’s How to Beat the Bloodsuckers

Ticks are blood-sucking, disease-carrying nuisances that have only one thing in mind: feeding. Approximately 90 species of ticks (hard-shell and soft-shell) call the United...
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