Cancer

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is one of the major causes of death for over 60s in the US and the UK. Cigarette smoking is well-known as the main cause, but is there more to it? According to Cancer Research UK:A person’s risk of developing cancer depends on many factors, including age, genetics, and exposure to risk factors …

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Pancreatic Cancer

The National Pancreas Foundation says: Pancreatic cancer is currently the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. One of the major challenges is that the condition often goes undetected for a long period of time, and by the time symptoms occur, cancer cells are likely to have spread (metastasized) to other parts …

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Colorectal Cancer

Also known as Bowel Cancer or Colon Cancer The Centers for Disease Control says:Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short.Sometimes abnormal growths, called polyps, form in the colon or rectum. Over time, some polyps may turn into cancer. Screening tests can find polyps …

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Esophageal Cancer

The UK National Health Service (NHS) states that: “Esophageal cancer is a type of cancer affecting the food pipe (esophagus), the long tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. It mainly affects people in their 60s and 70s, and is more common in men than women.” The American Cancer Society says: “We …

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PSA

PSA stands for Prostate Specific Antigen and it’s a compound created by the prostate and naturally occurring in the male.However, If the prostate is infected or diseased, it can generate larger than normal quantities of PSA. For example, while the usual level in a particular man might be 4, a urinary infection can make it …

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Soy

Everything about soy indicates that it’s one of nature’s superfoods. A Harvard University article “Straight Talk About Soy” sums up that most studies have shown soy to be beneficial, although there are some studies that raise questions about possible negative aspects. “Part of the uncertainty is due to the intricacy of soy’s effects on the …

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Cancer

Cancer is an uncontrolled multiplying of cells that have in some way become corrupted. Some cancers are very slow growing, giving more time for treatments and being less likely to be immediately life-threatening. Others are fast growing, and with a tendency to spread (metastasis) to other parts of the body. In all cases, the sooner …

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Alcohol

The general health viewpoint is that alcohol should be consumed in moderation or not at all. But then we hear that red wine might be good for you. So, where does the truth lie? The Recommendations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that if alcohol is consumed, it should be …

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Dairy

For some people, giving up dairy is the hardest part of going vegan, much harder than forgoing meat and fish. Also, although many restaurants try their best to have “vegetarian” options, they often use cheese as an ingredient, ruling out anyone trying to go vegan. So why deprive ourselves of dairy? In “How Not to …

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men, and it’s getting more common in the western world. According to the American Cancer Society: Estimates for prostate cancer in the United States for 2021 are about 248,000 new cases and 34,000 deaths.About 1 man in 8 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.The …

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