Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Celiac Disease Facts and Fiction

Celiac Disease Facts and Fiction

Celiac disease is on the rise and a commonly misunderstood one. It’s an autoimmune disease where wheat protein causes an immune reaction. Those who have celiac disease cannot eat wheat, even the smallest amounts will trigger a reaction. To help clear up some common myths about this condition, I have a news story from www.ksat.com …

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Robotic Thyroid Cancer Surgery Makes Advances

Robotic Thyroid Cancer Surgery Makes Advances

Robotic thyroid cancer surgery has made huge advances in Nebraska. In this story, Taylor Barth shares the advances that have been made by surgeons at Nebraska Medicine. The surgery uses robots to remove troublesome lumps on the thyroids of patients. This less invasive procedure leaves no ugly scar on the neck of those patients undergoing  this…

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How Your Weight Affects Your Cancer Risk

Your Weight and Your Cancer Risk

Your weight has the ability to predict your future health. A study shows that excess body fat elevates insulin levels, promotes inflammation and alters sex hormones like estrogen and progesterone, all of which are factors that have been linked to a heightened likelihood of cancer. After smoking, obesity is the biggest preventable cause of cancer.…

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The Good Cancer Debate

The Good Cancer Debate

Good cancer. Is there such a thing? To many of us, there is no good cancer. After all, we all know someone who has died from this disease. But some doctors like to label certain cancers as “good” cancers. Derided by some survivors and embraced by others, the phrase good cancer surged in use as…

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Preventing Thyroid Disease-7 Wellness Targets

Preventing Thyroid Disease

  Preventing thyroid disease can be a daunting task. Where does it come from? How do you get it? How do you prevent it? And if you do get it, how is it treated? Thyroid disorders are one of the most complex health problems facing Americans today. Despite such a high prevalence of thyroid problems,…

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PFOA-A Cancer Causing Chemical At High Levels

PFOA

PFOA is a cancer causing chemical at extremely high levels in the northeast. Bennington and North Bennington residents who were tested for a cancer-causing chemical had, on average, five times the normal amount in their systems, according to new lab results. The Vermont Health Department tested 477 adults and children for PFOA at eight blood…

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Thyroid Research Update

Thyroid Research

Thyroid research and thyroid testing reportshave been in the news lately. New research upholds the belief that thyroid disease and breast cancer are linked.Scientists and physicians now believe that the common link may be contributed to by an iodine deficiency. It has been found that breast cancer patients have levels that are unusually high of…

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Thyroid Cancer: More Common Than You Think

Thyroid cancer is on the rise and commonly referred to as the “good cancer”. So, we are lead to believe this cancer is not as dangerous or as common as first thought. A couple of weeks ago I posted this article about how Thyroid Cancer Patients Have Poor Quality of Lifecompared to othercancer survivors. As…

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Frog in Your Throat?

Thyroid disease and thyroid cancer can have an effect on your voice. So if you experience your voice going hoarse when you havn’t had a cold, you should have your thyroid checked. Naomi Parker explains why this happens and what you should do if it does. by Naomi Parker Have you ever been in the…

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