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Facts About Skin Cancer You May Not Know

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 31, 2014 2:44:24 PM
Ultraviolet light in tanning beds can cause more harm than regular sunlight . The UVA from the florescent light is up to three times more intense than the UVA in natural sunlight.
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Food Combinations: Dos & Dont's [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 9, 2013 2:38:28 PM

Good & Bad Food Combinations

Certain foods are healthier when eaten together. For example, tomatoes and avocado - the lycopene in tomato is better absorbed when some fat is present. Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines use different forms of fat (e.g. olive oil or avocado) to enhance the flavor and nutrients in tomatoes. However, certain foods are not recommended to be eaten together. For example, beans and cheese. Mixing high gas food (beans) and high fat food (cheese) together will lead to gas and bloating.

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Heart Disease Survivors At Increased Cancer Risk

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 27, 2013 2:49:43 PM

Heart failure patients are surviving their conditions more often, but a worrisome study shows that they are increasingly likely to develop cancer. According to an online study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , this disturbing trend could actually be due to side effects of treatments and simply the fact that their medical surveillance has increased.

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Diabetes Medication Used to Stunt Lung Cancer Growth

Posted by healtheo360 on May 6, 2013 2:29:44 PM

Recently published in the British Journal of Cancer, research from the McMaster University demonstrated that Metformin, a drug prescribed to help manage and treat type II diabetes additionally halts the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy.

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Columbia University Research Maps Tumor Metabolism

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 25, 2013 3:20:12 PM

In a recent and massive study conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, the gene expression data of 22 tumors has successfully identified multiple metabolic expression changes that are commonly associated with cancer. Their findings were published in Nature Biotechnology

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The Cost of Health Vs. The Cost of Healthcare [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 15, 2013 4:54:33 PM

 

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Growing Pains: Childhood Obesity in America [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 14, 2013 10:34:45 AM

Childhood Obesity in America

Additionally obese and overweight children are 70% more likely to develop a cardiovascular disease later in life and are at higher risk for breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and prostate cancer. Obese and overweight children are significantly more likely to develop prediabetes, a medical condition where glucose levels indicate an extreme risk for developing diabetes. Thankfully prediabetes can be managed in its early stages with diet, exercise, and utilization of diabetic support groups.

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healtheo360 Attends Filming for the Katie Couric Cancer Special

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 11, 2013 5:27:50 PM

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Fighting Autoimmune Diseases with Existing Medicines!

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 25, 2013 4:51:06 PM

Recent Australian research has discovered that the destruction of immune system cells is an integral weapon against the growth and development of rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, lupus and other autoimmune diseases such as CFS.

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Sickle Blood Cells Now Being Used to Kill Tumors

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 17, 2013 4:14:29 AM

A research team headed by Duke Medicine and Jenomic (a privately owned cancer research company) has developed a way to utilize sickle blood cells to combat cancerous tumors.

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