"Regular aspirin use is associated among post-menopausal women with a
reduction in the risk of melanoma."
So states Journal Watch, a private publication for physicians, on March 18, 2013. The original study was published in Cancer, and was the result of an analysis by the Women's Health Initiative...
"Researchers followed nearly 60,000 women for a median of 12 years...Women who reported using aspirin regularly had a 21% lower incidence of melanoma than those taking nonaspirin NSAIDs* or those not taking [any] NSAIDs."
... read more about aspirin reducing the risk of melanoma
According to a report from the American Heart Association, sugar-sweetened
drinks "may be linked to about 180,000 deaths in the world each year."
The report noted that about 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year were associated with the sugary drinks.
"Of nine world regions, Latin America/Caribbean had the most diabetes deaths related to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages...East/Central Eurasia had the largest number of cardiovascular deaths. Japan, with very low consumption of sugary beverages, had the lowest death rate...
... read more about sugary drinks
"Average number of times each week U.S. surgeons operate on the wrong
patient or body part: 40
"Rank of preventable errors among the leading causes of death in the United States: 3
"Roll up a sleeve for the blood pressure cuff. Stick out a wrist for the pulse-taking. Lift your tongue for the thermometer. Report how many minutes you are active or getting exercise.
"If the last item isn't part of the usual drill at your doctor's office, a movement is afoot to change that. One recent national survey indicated only a third of Americans said their doctors asked or prescribed physical activity."
EDITOR'S NOTE: And even fewer physicians prescribe ANY Alternative Medicine!
Alternative Medicine continues its march over dangerous drugs.
A new report in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute says, "...Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs [aspirin and its spin-offs,) (NSAIDs) have been shown to reduce chronic inflammation and risk of many cancers, but their effect on risk of [liver cancer] and death due to chronic liver disease [up to this point] have not been investigated.
"We analyzed...data on 300,504 men and women aged 50 to 71 years... with adjustments for race/ethnicity, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes, and body mass index...
... read the results and discover if aspirin affects the risk of liver cancer
Has the question "Does physical fitness really prevent disease?" been on
your mind? Now you have your answer ...
"The association between...fitness and mortality [has been] well described. However, the association between midlife fitness and the development of non-fatal chronic conditions in older age has not been studied [previously.]
"...We studied 18,670 healthy participants (21.1% women; median age 49 years who survived to receive Medicare coverage from January 1, 1999, to December 31, 2009...
Chocolate, as you may know, is derived from the cacao bean. Ah, yes--but it
is processed and sugar and other ingredients are added, thus diluting its
benefits. And, you can get pure cacao beans in pills now. Still like
chocolate? Sure, enjoy it, just take the real thing also. Its real
"Cacao husk lignin fractions...showed unexpectedly higher anti [HIV] activity...amounting to the level comparable with that of popular anti-HIV compounds. The cacao husk lignin fractions also showed anti-influenza virus activity, but did not show antibacterial activity. These fractions also ...enhanced two activities* of vitamin C...The present study suggests the functionality of cacao husk lignin fractions as complementary alternative medicine."
Exercises for Rotator Cuff Injuries
Sleep and Menopause
Breast Cancer and Green Tea
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A Vitamin for Hair Loss
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Ashwagandha, an Alternate Medicine Anti-Depressant
Aspirin Against Cancer via Alternate Medicine
Underactive Thyroid Hypothyroidism
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