If you love both avocado and baked eggs, you're in for a treat! Before I tell you how you can make your own avocado baked eggs, I first want to tell you why you should choose to start your day with this scrumptious egg breakfast (or brunch) idea.
The remarkable health benefits of eggs
I’m sure you know a thing or two about the health benefits of eggs. In case you don’t, though, some of ... ››› more
In a finding that won't surprise many who've been through this ordeal, researchers say emotional turmoil is common for women whose mammogram falsely suggests they have breast cancer…
The Swedish study of nearly 400 such cases found that 88% of the women said they felt a sense of dejection, such as being uneasy, sad or unable to cope; 83%d reported anxiety; 67% said they had behavioural change... ››› more
Finally, some positive breast cancer news… According to a new study, only 3% of women diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer will die of the disease within 20 years. And, more aggressive treatment won't improve this high survival rate.
“The good news is that death is pretty rare,” said study author Steven Narod, director of the Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit at Women's Colle... ››› more
The answer is simple: Nope. Well, not necessarily…
Women with lumpy breasts don't have a higher risk of breast cancer, so earlier screening isn't necessary.
The technical term for lumpy breasts is “fibrocystic breasts”. The lumps are nodules of fibrous tissue or cysts that form in response to fluctuating hormones.
These lumps might feel very tender and change in size throughout you... ››› more
You've probably heard it before: Physical exercise can lower your risk of breast cancer. But researchers haven't been able to tell us just how much exercise it takes…
Christine Friedenreich, a leader of cancer epidemiology and prevention research at Alberta Health Services, and colleagues identified that body fat as a pathway to lowering cancer risk.
In an earlier study, they found that wo... ››› more
Many breast cancer patients wrongly believe that having both breasts removed - a double mastectomy - will improve their chance of survival, according to a new study.
“Our finding that so many women are receiving much more extensive surgery than needed to treat their disease is striking,” study author Dr Reshma Jagsi, associate professor or radiation oncology at the University of Michigan Me... ››› more
If you're a breast cancer patient, I have some positive news for you!
A new study led by researchers from Lund University in Sweden claims that breast cancer patients who take the drug tamoxifen could have their risk of getting it again by drinking coffee!
Read on to find out how drinking at least two cups of java each day while on these meds can slash your breast cancer recurrence risk in h... ››› more
Your doctor always tells you that the best thing you can do for your body is to eat healthy, clean and cut out fats.
And he's gone on and on about it now that your body is fighting breast cancer.
Have you been listening? You've probably tried. After all, you know how important it is to give your immune system exactly what it needs to win the fight.
Now studies are showing that eating a... ››› more
Last month, actress Angelina Jolie made news when she announced that she had an oophorectomy. (This is the name of the surgery where your ovaries removed.).
Now Jolie didn't have cancer. She underwent surgery to reduce her cancer risk.
And a new study is supporting her. It says preventative ovary removal in women with breast cancer who also carry the BRCA1 mutation is highly effective.
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If you've done your research, you'll know that women with a faulty BRCA1 gene typically have a 45% to 90% risk of developing breast cancer sometime in their life. The average woman only has a 12% risk.
What is a BRCA1 gene you're wondering? Simply put, it's the gene that restrains the growth of cells in your breasts.
While you can't do anything about the genes you were born with, committing... ››› more
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