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Fibre-rich diet boosts survival from colon cancer

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 07:48

A DIET-rich in fibre may lessen the chances of dying from colon cancer, a new study suggests.
Among people treated for non-metastatic colon cancer, every 5 grams of fibre added to their diet reduced their odds of dying by nearly 25 percent, said lead researcher Dr. Andrew Chan. He is an associate professor in the department of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Newer eczema treatments offer relief

Monday, 30 October 2017 06:49

CHILDREN and adults with eczema shouldn't suffer in silence because new, improved treatments can do more to help ease the uncomfortable, itchy rash associated with the skin condition.
Many adults diagnosed with eczema (atopic dermatitis) actually had the condition since they were children but were never diagnosed, explained Dr Luz Fonacier. She is an allergist in Mineola, N.Y., and an American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) board member.

Special training plus medication might help people with advanced Alzheimer’s

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:57

PEOPLE with advanced Alzheimer's can relearn some basic skills when they receive special training along with medication, a small study suggests.

Too much sugar can harm livers of even healthy men

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:56

HERE’S news that might sour you on sweets: New research shows that overdoing it on sugar might harm the livers of otherwise healthy men.

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

Monday, 25 September 2017 06:35

SCIENTISTS have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates.

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10 Ways to boost your metabolism

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 07:36

BOOSTING metabolism is the holy grail of weight watchers everywhere, but how fast your body burns calories depends on several things. Some people inherit a speedy metabolism.

14 Ways to keep cancer away

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 07:26

Ditch the Smokes
EVERY puff of tobacco is packed with 250 harmful chemicals. Nearly 70 of them cause cancer. And it's more than just lung cancer. Cigarettes are linked to 12 other kinds, including stomach, bladder, kidney, mouth, and throat. The sooner you stop, the better. Ask your doctor for advice on quit-smoking methods.

‘Pen’ identifies cancer in 10 seconds

Monday, 11 September 2017 06:51

A HANDHELD device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.

First cancer ‘living drug’ gets go-ahead

Monday, 04 September 2017 06:40

THE US has approved the first treatment to redesign a patient's own immune system so it attacks cancer.

Seek help – Mothers with CP children told

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 07:06

By Hannah Awadzi
Mr Emmanuel Ampofo, a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist, has advised mothers with children who have cerebral palsy to seek help when necessary, to avoid being depressed.

10 Common causes of knee pain

Monday, 21 August 2017 08:05

ARE you experiencing discomfort due to knee pain? Is your daily life getting affected due to the pain in your knees? If you agreed to this, then you need to know the cause of your knee pain to get the right line of treatment for obtaining relief.