View Post

North and South – Nordic and Mediterranean Diets Benefit Health

In Diet, Lifestyle by NewmanEye AdminLeave a Comment

Most people are aware of the beneficial affects of the Mediterranean diet in promoting good health but until now the Nordic diet has been seen as a bit of a fad made popular by restaurants like NOMA in Copenhagen. However, a recently published report by the World Health Organisation confirms that the Nordic diet is effective in warding off cardiovascular …

View Post

Exercise may increase breast cancer survival

In Breast Cancer Risks, Lifestyle, Research by Karina Cox

Exercise may increase breast cancer survival and improve symptoms of fatigue after breast cancer treatment. The Australian Exercise for Health trials presented their work at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and showed that an individually – prescribed and monitored exercise programme started during breast cancer treatment and continued for 8 months improved overall survival in women less than …

View Post

Breast cancer risk & lifestyle factors

In Breast Cancer Risks, Research, Trials by Karina Cox

The World Cancer Research Fund and American Institute for Cancer Research established the continuous update programme to monitor all relevant studies and trials looking at the links between cancer risk and lifestyle factors. At the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium they presented the updated findings for breast cancer. For pre-menopausal women, it is estimated that vigorous exercise will reduce …

View Post

Acupuncture helps joint pain

In Research, Treatments by Karina Cox

Acupuncture helps joint pain in women taking hormone therapy after breast cancer At the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in the US, Dr Dawn Hershman from Columbia University, New York presented the interesting results of her study. She and her team looked at the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for the often severe joint pains that can accompany …

View Post

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Risk

In Breast Cancer Risks by Karina Cox

A group from Spain (MCC – Spain) have found a possible link between breast cancer risk and vitamin D (25-OH-vitamin D) levels in the blood. Vitamin D has been shown to protect against colorectal cancer but the connection between breast cancer risk and vitamin D levels is less clear. The Spanish group presented their results at the recent San Antonio …