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New Hope for Baldness Cure
Monday, October 28th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study finds that stimulating new hair growth in bald areas may now be possible. NEW HOPE FOR BALDNESS CURE More than half of all men will eventually develop some degree of baldness as they age. At the present time, there are very few treatment options available to men who a... Read more
Lower Your Risk for Common Cancers
Monday, October 14th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that over 1.6 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer each year as of 2013 and about a third succumb to the disease. The most prevalent types are lung, prostate, colon and breast cancer. Though in some situations th... Read more
Exercise Versus Drugs for Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes
Monday, October 14th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study shows that exercise is at least as effective as drugs in reducing death rates from heart disease, stroke and diabetes. EXERCISE VERSUS DRUGS FOR HEART DISEASE, STROKE AND DIABETES Coronary artery disease, stroke and diabetes are among the most common causes of disabil... Read more
Marriage Improves Cancer Survival
Sunday, September 29th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study shows that being married is associated with improved cancer survival in both men and women. MARRIAGE IMPROVES CANCER SURVIVAL It has often been observed that married people, and married men in particular, tend to be healthier and live longer than unmarried people. A n... Read more
Colonoscopy Prevents Colorectal Cancer
Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A large new public health study shows that colonoscopy remains the single most effective tool for the prevention of colorectal cancer. COLONOSCOPY PREVENTS COLORECTAL CANCER As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, colorectal cancer remains the third ... Read more
Should You Worry About Your Birth Control Pill?
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 by Doug Bremner
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After their introduction in the 1960s, it was noticed that women on OCPs were developing blood clots in their legs and having heart attacks and strokes at higher rates. Newer generations of OCPs came with reduced doses of hormones, which lessened the risks. So at this point in OC... Read more
Fruit and Diabetes Risk
Sunday, September 8th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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New research finds that some fruits reduce diabetes risk, while other fruits have no impact on diabetes risk and fruit juiceincreases diabetes risk. FRUIT AND DIABETES RISK Diabetes has become a significant public health problem in the United States, and around the world, in rece... Read more
Doctors Frequently Make the Wrong Diagnosis
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study finds that internists make the correct diagnosis in only 55 percent of simple illnesses, and in just 6 percent of complex cases. DOCTORS FREQUENTLY MAKE THE WRONG DIAGNOSIS When we see our doctor because we are sick, most of us expect that we will leave his or her off... Read more
CT Scans Increase Cancer Risk in Children
Monday, August 26th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Anew study estimates that CT scans performed on children this year will result in almost 5,000 new cases of cancer. CT SCANS INCREASE CANCER RISK IN CHILDREN As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, exposure to medical x-rays has only recently been li... Read more
Nearly 1 in 5 Deaths are Caused by Obesity
Monday, August 19th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new research study finds that obesity causes nearly one in five deaths in the United States. NEARLY 1 IN 5 DEATHS ARE CAUSED BY OBESITY As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, obesity is an underappreciated risk factor for cancer, as nearly 10 perc... Read more
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