Is Breast Cancer More Aggressive in Obese Women?

Did you know that obese women are at a higher risk for breast cancer? A recent study examined obese rats that suffer from breast cancer and the researchers found some important insights. For one, the tumour cells in the rats had especially sensitive androgen receptors than those found in leaner...

Simple Ways to Avoid Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or simply NAFLD is now a growing endemic in many countries. In the United States alone, more than 90 million Americans are now suffering from this disease. In the most severe cases, NAFLD can progress to health complications that can be life-threatening, including liver failure and...

How Important is Maintaining Optimal Vitamin C Levels?

According to integrative health experts, deficiency in Vitamin C can increase the risk of various serious conditions that include cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, among others. A recent study sheds light on the connection between the levels of Vitamin C and one’s physical and mental health. Without a doubt, this...

Vitamin D and Its Benefits for Sunburn and Other Conditions

We all know that sunlight is an excellent source of vitamin D, and while that’s good, excessive exposure can cause sunburn which can be really painful. Ironically, a new study shows that high doses of Vitamin D can also ease sunburn – reducing redness and inflammation! What did the study...

Grilled and Smoked Meats Increase the Risk of Premature Death of Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer remains the most common type of cancer among women, affecting hundreds of thousands of women every year. That’s why it is not surprising that a lot of studies are dedicated to breast cancer. Recent disturbing results of a study show that breast cancer survivors (female) who consumed more...

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