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17 Cancer Facts- Every Person needs to know

17 Cancer Facts- Every Person needs to know

Your body is the only home you have to live in so treat it well. Discover 17 cancer-fighting facts you need to know. At least half of all cancers and cancer-related deaths are preventable. In 2015 an estimated 1.6 million deaths will be attributed to cancer. Let’s save half with prevention. Cancer is the single […]

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The Milk Thistle

The milk thistle extract is considered to be a traditional remedy from ancient times. Many people use it for the protection of the liver against toxins and for treating a wide range of liver diseases. The plant’s seeds contain a flavonoid substance called silymarin which is extracted by scientists for its key role in treating […]

Top 6 Impactful Medical Technologies

Recent medical technologies help companies comply with new industry standards and government mandates. Although many well-known technological advances benefit the consumer electronics industry, the medical industry has quietly leveraged technology to manage costs, boost profitability and improve patient care. The advances in technology allows patients to have a more personalized experience, as they can check […]

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Some Heartening Headlines About Cancer

According to recent reports, the cancer rates in the United States are continuing to fall. It is thought there has been marked improvement in the screening and diagnosis, as well as treatment that is responsible for lower cancer rates. Efficient screening programs are able to detect cancers early on, making it possible to make accurate […]

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Link Between HIV and Cancer Examined by Study

As early as the 1980’s, the possible link between HIV positivity and malignant cancers has been known. Those demographics which were seen to have particularly low or compromised immune systems, were also seen to have higher than normal levels of cervical cancer, Kaposi sarcoma, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. And now a new study has examined the […]

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Fish Oil to Help Cancer Patients Combat Weight Loss

One of the many undesirable side effects of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy is the fact that there is a lot of muscle loss/weight loss observed among cancer sufferers. This is due to the fact that chemotherapy tends to rob people of their appetite and also dulls their sense of taste. And according to a […]

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Common Use Items and Their Alleged Link to Cancer – Part 2

In part 1 of the post, we discussed some common household items that have been linked to cancer in the past and whether their connection to cancer is based on hype or fact. Here are some of more of such items: Cholesterol lowering drugs called statins were implicated as increasing cancer risk in a study […]

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Common Use Items and Their Alleged Link to Cancer – Part 1

From time to time, alarmist news pieces link commonly used items to cancer. However how much of this is fact and how much is hype and misinformation born out of vested interests and paranoia? The Chicago Tribune looks at common household items that have been linked to cancer in the past – Antiperspirants, deodorants, and […]