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Ask the Experts: Goldenseal & Cancer Risk; Wood Pulp in Foods

Q: What is the evidence on goldenseal and cancer risk?

A: Goldenseal is a perennial herb in the buttercup family, native to Canada and the U.S. Native Americans introduced goldenseal to early settlers as part of their traditional medicine to treat digestive problems, skin disorders, and irritated eyes. Today, the supplement

Healthy Comfort Food: Make These Root Vegetables Part of the Mix

Healthy Comfort Food: Make These Root Vegetables Part of the Mix

When we think of winter eating, we often think of warm roasts, stews, and other satisfying comfort foods. And what ingredients do many of these dishes share? Root vegetables. Readily available all winter, they are often staples of hearty winter cooking. They also happen to be jam-packed with healthy nutrients

Osteosarcoma Symptoms May Point to a Rare Type of Cancer

Osteosarcoma Symptoms May Point to a Rare Type of Cancer

What is osteosarcoma? It’s a cancer of the bones—one of the few cancers, in fact, that actually starts in the bones, as opposed to spreading (metastasizing) to the bones from elsewhere in the body. Once osteosarcoma develops, it can spread to nearby muscles. Osteosarcoma, also known as bone sarcoma, can

Vaccines That Fight Cancer

Cancer fighting vaccines currently in use are of two types: preventive and therapeutic. Preventive cancer vaccines are aimed at cancer-causing viruses such human papilloma­virus, which can cause a number of cancers, including cervical, anal, and penile. There are also several types of hepatitis B (HBV) vaccines that guard against liver cancer.
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Brain Tumor Symptoms: Not Just in Your Head

Brain Tumor Symptoms: Not Just in Your Head

Not all headaches are cause for concern. You might suffer an occasional migraine, head pain from a stiff neck, or the after-effects of an extra glass of wine you imbibed the night before. You simply take a few aspirins or another medication and the pain in your brain subsides.

But when

Ask the Expert: Aspirin; Brain Tumors; Vascular Dementia

Q. My doctor told me to take a daily low-dose aspirin to protect me from heart attack and stroke, but wouldn’t a higher dose offer more protection?
A. Daily aspirin therapy is often recommended for adults at risk for a heart attack or stroke, and for those who’ve already suffered from

News Briefs

STUDY: NO COGNITIVE BENEFITS FROM OMEGA-3 SUPPLEMENTS
Although many studies have linked dietary consumption of omega-3s with better brain health, a five-year clinical trial involving 4,000 older adults has found no association between taking omega-3 fatty acid supplement s and a reduction in the rate of cognitive decline. The study was

Ask the Doctor: Heart Failure, Brain Tumors, and Driving While Elderly

Q. I have heart failure, and my cardiologist made a reference to “device-based therapy.” What does this mean?

A. Your doctor was referring to small, implantable electronic devices that can help a failing heart maintain the normal pumping rhythm that is required to pump blood throughout the body.

For example, heart failure

Newsbriefs: Hormone Therapy, Fall-Related Deaths; Brain Cancer

Hormone Therapy Boosts Mood, but Not Memory
Recent research suggests that there’s no difference in memory performance between women who take hormone therapy at menopause and those who do not. However, certain types of hormone medications may help alleviate feelings of anxiety and depression common during menopause, ac-cording to a study

Newsbriefs: Omega-3 Supplements; Brain Cancer; Alzheimer’s Disease

Study: No Cognitive Benefits From Omega-3 Supplements
Although many studies have linked dietary consumption of omega-3s with better brain health, a five-year clinical trial involving 4,000 older adults has found no association between taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements and a reduction in the rate of cognitive decline. The study was published

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