Breast cancer appears to be taking over the world.
In the last few months we heard of Angelina Jolie's fight to keep breast cancer from claiming her life. She publicly spoke about her double mastectomy and how her risk was because of her genes.
Just recently, she had her ovaries removed too, as they were creating a 50% ovarian cancer risk.
Now there's another beautiful celebrity going ... ››› more
New research from a leading American university reveals that physical exercise can prevent women from becoming a victim of one of the world's most common cancers: Breast cancer.
Here's what you need to know about this study and how it can make you healthier.
Exercise cuts your breast cancer risk by a quarter!
The study, performed by the University of Minnesot... ››› more
Breast cancer is one of the most feared diseases amongst women. And it affects as many as one in 35 women in South Africa.
But is there anything you can do to help prevent this dreaded disease?
It turns out if you avoid certain foods, you stand a better chance of preventing breast cancer.
Let's have a look…
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Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women and affects one in 35 women in South Africa. If a member of your family has had breast cancer, your chances increase.
But besides self-testing, is there anything else you can do to help prevent breast cancer?
Turns out, there are six foods you can eat to help prevent breast cancer, let's take a look…
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Did you know: Pottering around in your garden a couple times a week is a great way to lower your breast cancer risk by 13%?
This is because this form of moderate exercise is enough to bring your heart rate up and, in doing so, protects you against processes that lead to breast cancer, found a recent study by the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC).
But if you do THIS one th... ››› more
You work to live, to feed your kids and do the things you love. But did you know it might be slowly killing you?
Working in a stressful environment is the cause of many health ailments and illnesses like arthritis and heart disease. But the latest studies show it's not just the environment in which you work that's harming your health. It's the hours you work too!
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Anne McTiernan from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, says women should never blame themselves when they develop breast cancer, but women who don't have the disease have the chance to lower their risk of having it.
She says only 5% to 10% of cases result from genetics and DNA mutations. The remaining cases develop because of other causes, including lifestyle.
But you have the c... ››› more
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