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BfitBwell Clinical Exercise Program for Cancer Patients Improves Fitness, Fatigue and Lowers Depression

By Kimberly Lord Stewart / Fatigue, depression, weakness and pain are the most common side effects of cancer treatments. The last thing most patients consider is exercise during this difficult time. A recent study shows that a clinical exercise program, called BfitBwell, may be just what is needed. It worked (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Fish Omega-3 Superior to Flax

Fish Omega-3 Superior to Flax for Inhibiting HER-2 Tumor Development and Growth

Which Omega-3 source may have better cancer fighting properties, fish or plants? A new study from University of Guelph, Ontario shows that Omega-3s from fish and other marine sources are far superior to flax. The lead researcher, Prof. David Ma, discovered that marine-based omega-3s are eight times more effective at (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Omega-3 fatty […]

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Serum Selenium and Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction

It’s been twenty-one years since the first study reported a possible link between elevated serum selenium and prostate cancer risk reduction. In the years since, research has continued to explore this mineral’s role in cancer risk reduction. A literature review in the journal Medicine released this week continues the steady (more…) RELATED ARTICLES TOP READ: […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

The anti-inflammatory effect of omega-3 fatty acids may lower the breast cancer risk of obese, post-menopausal women. A study published in Cancer Prevention Research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids have a specific protective effect for obese, post menopausal women with dense breast tissue. Andrea Manni, professor and division chief of endocrinology, (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Omegas May […]

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Organic Farming vs Conventional Farming Methods, By Andrew Campbell MD

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a review on organic farming by Dr Crystal Smith-Spangler and others titled: “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?” The article states: “The purpose of this study is to comprehensively synthesize the published literature on the health, nutritional, and safety characteristics of (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Martha Stark, […]

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Turmeric

#7 TOP READ Research Review of Curcumin

The evidence is growing that curcumin, the substance in tumeric, should take a bigger role in the human diet for its ability to act as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and lipid lowering agent. Western Australian researcher, Gautam Sethi, from Curtin University (Australia), and his colleagues see strong potential, based on this scientific review of past clinical […]

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Pharmacists and patients

TOP READ: Human Clinical: Selenium Yeast Reduces Oxidative Stress In Men

For the first time ever, researchers have made a significant positive connection between biomarkers of oxidative sress, a standardized form of selenium-enriched yeast and reduced prostate cancer risk. Results from long-term clinical trial suggest that selenium-enriched yeast (SY), in a dose-dependent, standardized form from SelenoExcell, but not selenomethionine (SeMet) may (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Men’s Health […]

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