Health News

When Cancer Patients Need Nutritional Support
Cancer treatment changes the body’s metabolism. The body is working hard to fight the cancer and deal with side effects of therapy. Malnutrition can result. Now, identifying patients who need nutritional support may have gotten easier.
Is Drinking Related to Cancer?
Studies in the past have shown links between heavy drinking and cancer. Previous research has found drinking red wine fights cancer. But what about just drinking in general?
Deep-Fried Cancer Risks
Who doesn’t love French fries, fried chicken and doughnuts? And who doesn’t know that fried delicacies are not the best choice for your health? Well, the news isn't getting any better. These foods are now associated with increased risks of yet another cancer.
Eat More Veggies To Lower Breast Cancer Risks
You’d have to have been living under a rock not to have heard that eating more fruits and vegetables is good for you. There’s new evidence that consuming more vegetables might lower the risks of one type of breast cancer.
Does Folic Acid Increase Your Cancer Risk?
In 1998, the United States began adding folic acid to flour products used in breads, cereals and pastas. The goal was to reduce serious birth defects, such as spina bifida. There has been some concern, though, that folic acid could increase cancer risks.
Working Out Those Prostate Proteins
Men who like to flaunt those muscles at the gym may have another reason to keep fit and active besides looking good and feeling strong.
Challenge Cancer With A Healthy Diet
You’ve got a great coach this year for fulfilling your resolution to eat healthier. Experts at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a free online healthy eating coaching program that will encourage you throughout the year.
Ancient Practice Brings New Energy to Cancer Patients
Fatigue can be part of the new normal for breast cancer survivors. An ancient practice may help to bring these ladies new energy.
10 Ways To Enjoy Holiday Eating During Cancer Treatment
Here are some great ideas for feeling your best during the holidays. It’s a happy holiday eating guide produced by the American Cancer Society. The key message is to take care of yourself and your stomach first.
Slacking Off Snacking May Keep Cancer Away
No denying it – we love our snacks – even though overloading on them is overloading us. And while no one would be hurt by less snacking, some folks can do themselves a huge favor by taming their snack attacks.