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No Cure Yet for Breast Cancer

Here’s how an exciting wave of recent discoveries is moving us closer to a cure. In the U.S., one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. I became one of those eight women a decade ago and endured the go-to treatment at the time for …

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Long term Survival Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery in Patients With Severe Obesity

Patients with severe obesity who have gastric bypass surgery reduce their risk of dying from obesity and other diseases by 48 percent up to 10 years after surgery, compared to similar patients who do not undergo the procedure, according to new research presented today at ObesityWeek 2016, the largest international …

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Using Lots Of Social Media Accounts Linked To Anxiety And Depression

New research links the number of social media platforms a person uses with risk of depression and anxiety. The analysis, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, shows that people who report using seven to 11 social media platforms had more than three times the risk of depression and …

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Weight Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women

Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure. After weight-loss surgery, women may have a lower risk of heart disease than men, a new study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 patients whose risk for heart disease was assessed in the decade before their surgery and one …

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The Importance Of Vitamin And Mineral Supplementation After Bariatric Surgery

Non-compliance with vitamin and mineral supplementation protocols after bariatric surgery could lead to nutritional deficiencies and related health complications, such as heart damage, according to two separate case reports unveiled at the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas. “Malnutrition Secondary to Non-Compliance with Vitamin …

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Bad back could be a Hidden Symptom of Breast Cancer

  Bad back could be a hidden symptom of breast cancer: One in six patients have signs of the illness other than a lump. Other symptoms of breast cancer include breathlessness and weight loss Researchers say too many women are unaware of other kinds of symptoms 76 per cent went …

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Sweden Becomes First Western Nation to Reject Low fat Diet Dogma in Favor of Low carb High fat Nutrition

Sweden has become the first Western nation to develop national dietary guidelines that reject the popular low-fat diet dogma in favor of  low-carb high-fat nutrition advice. The switch in dietary advice followed the publication of a two-year study by the independent Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment. The committee reviewed 16,000 …

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4 Questions to Ask Before You Walk for Breast Cancer

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people come together to participate in breast cancer walks and runs in cities across the U.S. Since the first breast cancer walks began in the 1980s, they have become one of the most common ways for people to try to do something about breast …

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