Fat Still Possible Risk for Breast Cancer
For years, population comparisons around the world have linked high-fat diets with greater breast cancer risk. Laboratory and animal studies support such a link. But studies of individuals have had mixed results.
Exercise: How Much is Enough?
For many people, the question isnít whether or not exercise is good for health, but how much physical activity it really takes to get health and weight control benefits.
How Good is Garlic?
Recent studies have sparked debate over whether or not garlic can help lower cholesterol. While that discussion rages back and forth, another set of findings about garlic's health benefits tends to get overlooked.
The Goodness of Greens
Cooked greens were found on African-American, and Southern, tables long before they appeared on the menus of fashionable restaurants. Article includes recipe for Garlicky Greens.
Don't Cheat Yourself...Go Whole Grain
Whole grains can be helpful in controlling blood sugar and insulin levels in people with diabetes, and a new study has suggested that including whole grains regularly may even help prevent diabetes.
Breast Cancer Glossary
It's so easy to get caught up in a whirlwind of medical terms.
Take a look at this glossary of terms and procedures relating
to breast cancer - it may clear up some unanswered questions
Reasons for Brain Tumor Increase Not Black and White
It was a routine annual physical, and everything checked out fine. Blood pressure normal, electrocardiogram normal, weight good, no particular complaints--except one. The patient, 65-year-old Sylvia Zeidner of Potomac, Md., had been having some peculiar dizzy spells, and she laughingly told the doctor, I must have a brain tumor.