Cancer

Cancer Treatment Can Cause Persistent Fatigue

There are a variety of studies documenting the phenomena of persistent fatigue lasting years after treatment for cancer.  Many researchers are trying to clarify what is the cause of the fatigue. A recent study has demonstrated an imbalance of autonomic function that parallels my own work with former cancer patients. The patients in this study …

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How To Prevent Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Attacks and Strokes

In a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers identified 4 factors tied to reduced disease risk: never smoking, having a body mass index (BMI) lower than 30, performing at least 3.5 hours per week of physical activity, and following a healthy diet. Participants with all 4 factors had a 78% lower …

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Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Diabetes-related Death Rate

Weight loss (bariatric) surgery has been shown to reduce diabetes-related mortality by 88%. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that weight loss surgery surgery reduced the overall death rate by 34%, disease-related deaths and cardiovascular deaths by 48%, cancer-related deaths by 59%, and diabetes-related deaths by 88% in patients with …

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