Obesity is an epidemic that is sweeping across the world. In its wake, it’s bringing a tidal wave of life-threatening consequences that are severely affecting the health and mortality of the global population. Increased risks of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes are just some of the threats associated with obesity. Now, a new study has linked obesity with increased risk of prostate cancer, and lower chances of survival – yet another dangerous roadway from obesity to premature death.
Over the years, the consumption of sugar – in particular fructose – has sky-rocketed. Aside from the fact that refined, processed fructose can pack on weight, raise your cholesterol, and contributes to tissue damage and diabetes, a new study published in Cancer Research found that fructose also seems to trigger the development and growth of cancer. In light of the fact that the average American eats about 70 grams of fructose per day – three times the daily amount that …Read more
It’s a fact – next to non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men in North America. What isn’t always as clear – at least to patients – is how to treat the disease when it is first diagnosed. In the past, there has been a lot of debate over the correct approach to prostate cancer. Today, research shows that when the pros and cons of cancer treatment are more thoroughly and carefully explained …Read more
Our blood reveals many different aspects about our health. Every human being has three different types of blood cells: white cells, red cells, and platelets. Each serves their own purpose and function within a person’s body. Blood tests look at the state of these blood cells, allowing us to determine the health of an individual and whether or not a person may be combating an invisible illness.
Researchers are now finding another use for the simple blood test – not …Read more