Search Results for: Breast Cancer

Obesity makes breast cancer cells more aggressive

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(NaturalHealth365) We already know that obesity diminishes health in a number of ways. Now the increased spread of breast cancer can be added to that list. Research out of Heidelberg University Hospital and Helmholtz Zentrum München, Technische Universität München (TUM) has yielded some enlightening discoveries. During their research, the European scientists found that obesity causes cytokines to be released into ... Read More »

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(UPDATE) Higher vitamin D levels needed to reduce the risk of breast cancer, new study confirms

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(NaturalHealth365) With the exception of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women – with the disease claiming the lives of about 41,000 women every year in the United States. Thankfully, there is mounting evidence that maintaining healthy vitamin D levels can protect against a variety of diseases, especially breast cancer. The U.S. Centers for ... Read More »

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Breast cancer has an increased risk of spreading after surgery, researchers discover why

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(NaturalHealth365) It is an unfortunate medical fact that persons with breast cancer are highly likely to experience a recurrence after surgical tumor removal or a mastectomy. The cancer relapse usually takes place within 18 months of a surgical intervention. However, until now, medical professionals were at a loss as to why. A recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ... Read More »

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Breast cancer linked to an imbalanced microbiome, research says

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(Naturalhealth365) Breast cancer, second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer deaths among women, is expected to claim the lives of over 40,000 women in 2017 alone. As researchers race to find better methods of preventing, detecting and treating this deadly disease, they are learning more about the vital role played by the microbiome – the body’s population ... Read More »

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Can Gardasil increase the risk of breast cancer?

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(NaturalHealth365) Gardasil is the most well-known vaccine out there for the human papillomavirus, or HPV. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6 out of 10 parents in the United States currently opt to give their preteen children, both girls and boys, the vaccine. Of course, well-meaning parents are simply trying to do the right thing ... Read More »

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WARNING: Breast cancer treatment can increase the risk of heart failure

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(NaturalHealth365) Highly-toxic chemotherapy sessions (along with radiation) are often used to treat breast cancer. However, evidence is mounting that those who survive are left with debilitating health problems, including brittle bones and cognitive issues like, “chemo brain.” And, now, new research out of the Mayo Clinic is showing that chemotherapy can lead to higher probability of heart failure. In fact, ... Read More »

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Weight loss reduces breast cancer risk by over 30 percent

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(Naturalhealth365) Breast cancer – one of the leading causes of death from cancer among women – claimed over 41,000 lives in 2014 alone.  Yet, we know that weight loss could help thousands of women to avoid this dreadful condition. In truth, researchers have long known that obesity, which currently affects close to 40 percent of women in the United States, ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin D levels linked to reduced breast cancer risk

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(NaturalHealth365) Middle to older age women now have even more reason to spend time in the sun and stay vigilant with vitamin D supplementation. A recent research project called the Sister Study has confirmed a link between higher blood serum vitamin D levels and a lower risk of breast cancer. The Sister Study assessed women with a sister who had ... Read More »

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Broccoli sprouts and green tea nutrients transform lethal breast cancers into highly treatable form

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(Naturalhealth365) Natural health experts have long known that certain foods, like broccoli sprouts can help protect against breast cancer – and that the natural compounds found in many superfoods can help combat chronic disease conditions. Now, a groundbreaking study adds an encouraging new twist to the healing power of healthy nutrition. Researchers have found that the nutrients found inside broccoli ... Read More »

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Why breast cancer may be more aggressive for obese patients

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(NaturalHealth365) Women who struggle with obesity are at higher risk for breast cancer, and a look at hormones like estrogen and androgen is providing some possible explanations. A recent study by the University of Colorado Cancer Center and CU School of Medicine examined obese rats with breast cancer and found some important insights. The tumor cells in these animals had ... Read More »

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Common seaweed outperforms chemotherapy for breast cancer, researchers reveal

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast cancer, a major cause of death from cancer for women of all ethnicities, claimed 42,000 lives in the United States in 2014 alone – a truly grim statistic. But a new study – in which seaweed worked better than a leading FDA-approved pharmaceutical medication to combat breast cancer – is raising hopes that this safe, natural superfood could ... Read More »

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BPA free substitute bisphenol S INCREASES the growth of breast cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) Bisphenol A (BPA) is a component of the strong, clear plastics used in the food packaging industry. However, the majority of over 1,000 studies of the chemical show its link to numerous health problems including increased risk of cancer, impaired brain development and cardiovascular issues. BPA can also contribute to obesity, depressed immune system functioning and mood disorders. It ... Read More »

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