Tag Archives: colon cancer

Lack of Physical Activity Determined Deadly

A series of reports published in the journal, The Lancet, revealed that globally, lack of exercise is responsible for 1 in 10 premature deaths – a number very close to the number one cause of premature death – smoking. In recent months, obesity has surpassed smoking as the number one healthcare cost in the nation, […]

Genetic Mapping – Coming soon to a Doctor’s Office near You

Genes are the roadmap to the past, present and future. As scientists slowly unravel the genetic code and discover ways to make it less complex and more accessible to medical care, you can look forward to knowing more about the state of your future health in the present. Currently, a complete genetic map will cost […]

One Antibody – The Cure to Seven Forms of Cancer

Splashed across the front pages of the media lingering in the midst of the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case is the ground-breaking revelation that scientists have isolated an antibody that will likely lead to the development of a drug that could cure seven common forms of cancer. In the study at Stanford University, researchers successfully shrank […]

Daily Aspirin Reduces Cancer Risk – New Studies Reveal

Eat right, exercise, take your vitamins, oh and don’t forget the aspirin. Many individuals are aware that an aspirin a day is useful for thinning the blood and reducing the risk of heart attack and blood clots.  Dr. Oz made the baby aspirin a regular part of many routines in his book, You: The Owner’s […]

Colon Cancer: Another Case for Preventive Health Measures

With March comes the first glimpse of warmer weather and goals of better health. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.  Unfortunately, the number of individuals diagnosed each year is growing, topping off at nearly 150,000 newly diagnosed cases last year. […]