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Are Walnuts Good For You?

Are Walnuts Good For You?

Nuts have gotten a bad reputation, but is that for good reason? In general, nuts are actually an extremely healthy addition to your diet, and walnuts might be the healthiest of them all. So why are walnuts good for you, and how can they benefit your health?

Leukemia Symptoms: Know the Signs

Leukemia Symptoms: Know the Signs

You’re feverish and fatigued. Your joints ache, and your lymph glands have swollen. Sounds like you have signs of the flu or any number of infections. But they’re also common leukemia symptoms.

In general terms, leukemia is cancer of your body’s blood-forming tissues, such as the bone marrow. Signs of leukemia

Newsbriefs: Mindfulness; Soy and Veggies; Curb Sugar Cravings

Mindfulness Could Help With Weight Control
Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off? A recent review analyzed 19 studies that involved either formal meditation, informal mindfulness strategies that focused on eating activity, or some combination of these two approaches. Initially, when compared to participants treated with diet

News Briefs: Therapy-Resistant Cancers; Hearing Loss; Off Sync Brain Waves

Researchers Uncover Cell Changes Behind Therapy-Resistant Cancers
Over the past several years, targeted therapies against cancer have been developed as an alternative to chemotherapy. Targeted therapies, at least in theory, can impact cancerous cells without harming healthy ones. However, in many cancers, cells have developed the ability to resist these newer

2. Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer in men (after skin cancer) and the second-most-common cause of cancer-related death in men (after lung cancer). One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
To keep things in perspective, however, it is also one of the most survivable cancers:

Chocolate Benefits for Your Brain: Improves Memory and Mood

Chocolate Benefits for Your Brain: Improves Memory and Mood

Eating moderate amounts of dark chocolate benefits health in many ways. In fact, chocolate is now considered an anti-aging, anti-inflammatory “superfood” for the brain and body.

Studies examining the health benefits of chocolate continue to reveal new and exciting chocolate benefits, particularly in the realms of cognitive function, mood, and heart/

What Causes Prostate Cancer?

What Causes Prostate Cancer?

The glandular cells of the prostate play an important role in reproduction, producing the fluids that help make up semen. These tiny cells also serve as the birthplace for nearly all prostate cancers. Genes in these cells slowly mutate, leading to the formation of abnormal cells. The cells proliferate and

Newsbriefs: Cancer Treatment; Cancer Fatigue

Potential New Treatment for Cancer Metastasis.
A new class of drugs targeting estrogen positive breast cancer, already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, may be effective also in treating triple-negative breast cancer, Mayo Clinic researchers announced. CDK4/6 inhibitors could prevent the spread of these cancers to distant organs, however,

Choosing the Healthiest Foods: The Facts About Food Labels

Grocery shopping can become a daunting task when you’re trying to select the healthiest foods. Many shoppers want to know how their foods are grown and raised, and plenty of food pack-ages carry labels that provide clues. But, labels can be confusing—and sometimes misleading. Here is a guide to some

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