Last year, the US Food and Drug Administration placed Viagra, otherwise known as the little blue pill, and other erectile dysfunction drugs collectively known as phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors on its watch list of medications with safety issues.
This action followed a 2014 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that found a relationship between Via... ››› more
Following a moderate or intense exercise programme isn't just good for relieving stress and mental tension, losing and controlling your weight, keeping your heart healthy, cutting your risk of some cancers and strengthening your joints and bones...
According to a new study by The American Cancer Society that was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in ... ››› more
You're carrying some extra weight around and it's obvious that it can take a toll on your self-esteem, make you feel slow and sluggish, and raise your risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease...
But now, researchers have suggested that there's a strong link between extra weight and cancer, too - a number of different types of cancer, in fact! While it's true that most cases of cancer occur due... ››› more
If you've been looking for a breakfast that calms inflammation and prevents cancer, look no further than chia pudding! Both for great your thyroid and breasts, chia seeds are chockfull of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which also help balance your hormones and lower your risk of heart disease.
Some research has even found that chia seeds have a regulating effect on insulin resistance, which m... ››› more
According to a new report, people who drink and are overweight are at higher risk for two of the most common types of oesophageal cancer.
In the report compiled by experts at the AICR and the World Cancer Research Fund, it was revealed that one third - that's about 5,600 per year - of oesophageal cancer cases in the United States could be prevented if people didn't drink and maintained a health... ››› more
Cancer patients will be surprised to know that the over-the-counter painkiller, aspirin may cut their risk of cancer death.
This goes according a study carried out by researchers from Yin Cao at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the USA, which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Read on to learn more about the cance... ››› more
We can all agree that a colonoscopy is anything but enjoyable. But getting screened for colon cancer can save your life! Screening can find the cancer while it's still easy to treat.
According to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Missouri in the USA, most adults with disabilities don't get routine screenings for colon cancer.
This is concerning as colon cancer is t... ››› more
For centuries, various cultures around the world have been using essential oils for religious ceremonies, traditional healing and personal aromatic therapies.
Records from ancient civilisations in India, China, Egypt and Greece all may homage to these plant-derived oils and their remarkable health and wellness benefits.
When it comes to chronic diseases like cancer, most of us frown upon the... ››› more
To date, there's no research that proves that your lifestyle habits post-breast cancer surgery impact your risk of a breast cancer recurrence. However, Julia Rowland, PhD, director of the National Cancer Institute's Office of Cancer Survivorship, assures that surviving surgery is the ideal occasion to reassess your habits!
“A cancer diagnosis represents a teachable moment,” explains Rowland... ››› more
Women go on the birth control pill for many different reasons - to prevent pregnancy, regulate their periods, decrease menstrual cramps and prevent acne, to name a few.
And the benefits don't stop there, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researchers behind this study found that the pill may even help prevent cancer for at least 30 years! Read... ››› more
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