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Breast Cancer Survival Rates Linked To Muscle Mass, Study Finds

Breast Cancer Survival Rates Linked To Muscle Mass, Study Finds

Upon investigation, researchers have found that breast cancer patients with sarcopenia may have a significantly higher risk of death compared to patients without it. The paper titled “Association of Muscle and Adiposity Measured by Computed Tomography With Survival in Patients With Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer” was published in JAMA Oncology on April 5, 2018.

High Salt Intake May Cause High Blood Pressure Despite Healthy Diet

High Salt Intake May Cause High Blood Pressure Despite Healthy Diet

According to researchers from the Imperial College London and Northwestern University, an overall healthy diet may not protect you from the effects of high salt intake despite prior research claiming otherwise.

Avocado Seed May Be The Most Useful Part

Avocado Seed May Be The Most Useful Part

The avocado seed you always dump in the trash after you scoop out the good part may hold a reserve of untapped medical resources and other uses. New research shows that the seed husk contains a number of chemicals that could be useful in everything from treating debilitating diseases to enhancing cosmetics. Researchers from the […]

A Glass Of Wine A Day Keeps Diabetes At Bay

A Glass Of Wine A Day Keeps Diabetes At Bay

Many of us drink the occasional glass of wine to disconnect our brain at the end of the day. The alcoholic beverage not only acts as a stress reliever, it can also protect us from diabetes. A new study published in Diabetologia found a moderate to high intake of wine is associated with a lower […]

Baby Tragically Dies From Sleeping With A Blanket

Baby Tragically Dies From Sleeping With A Blanket

A Washington mother used Facebook to warn other parents why it’s dangerous to let babies sleep with blankets. Jordan DeRosier’s seven-month-old son Sloan was found dead with a blanket wrapped around his head earlier this week. DeRosier has used the social networking site to document her grief and share her experience with others. Blankets are […]

Tips For Midnight Snacks That Won’t Make You Fat Or Lose Sleep

Tips For Midnight Snacks That Won’t Make You Fat Or Lose Sleep

The rumbling sounds coming from our stomach start to echo throughout our room before bedtime. Late night hunger pangs go into overdrive as we raid our refrigerator like dumpster raccoons for fatty and sugar-laden foods to satisfy our taste buds. Yet, eating the wrong midnight snack before falling asleep can have negative health effects, from […]

Summer Can Make You More Cranky, Science Says

Summer Can Make You More Cranky, Science Says

Summer is unbearable. The fiery rays of the sun, those sweat-soaked shirts and the chafing between your legs all make it hard to be chipper on those 100-degree days. Thankfully, science is on your side with a new study that says hot weather can be blamed for your bad attitude. Read: Is There A Divorce […]

Blood Cancer Treatment Put 94% Of Multiple Myeloma Patients Into Remission

Blood Cancer Treatment Put 94% Of Multiple Myeloma Patients Into Remission

A recent clinical trial in China for a new cancer treatment resulted in 94 percent of patients with multiple myeloma going into complete remission. The treatment, called chimeric antigen receptor, or (CAR) T-cell therapy, is a type of immunotherapy procedure that teaches the patient’s own immune system to attack cancerous cells. Though research is still […]

Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Returns 25 Years After Mastectomy

Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Returns 25 Years After Mastectomy

Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Returns 25 Years After Mastectomy Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John announced yesterday that her tour is on hiatus while she gets treatment for breast cancer. This is the Grease star’s second battle with breast cancer. She was originally diagnosed in 1992 and underwent chemotherapy and a partial mastectomy at the time, reports […]

Memorial Day Cookout Ideas: The Healthiest Ways To Cook These 6 Foods

Memorial Day Cookout Ideas: The Healthiest Ways To Cook These 6 Foods

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start to the breezy summer lifestyle, which means it’s time for open beaches, outdoor drinking, and grilling. Everybody loves a backyard barbeque with lots of food offerings, but unfortunately, many are notoriously high in fat and calories. However, we can still enjoy our summer cookouts without sacrificing our waistline, […]

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