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Collagen-Skin, Muscle, Joint, Brain and Heart Health

“In 2018, thanks in part to a small but growing body of evidence suggesting it (collagen) can improve skin, ease arthritis symptoms, promote wound healing, and fend off muscle wasting,” Nutritional

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Your Heart- Atrial-Fibrillation (AFib) Therapy-Coventional or No?

A heart which cannot pump sufficient blood to meet the body’s requirements (i.e., heart failure) will often, but not invariably, have a reduced ventricular ejection fraction.. Thus, there is a need

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Myeloma Survival, Genetics and Epigenetics

Epigenetic mechanisms modulated by environmental cues such as diet, disease or our lifestyle take a major role in regulating the DNA by switching genes on and off… Genetically speaking, multiple

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AYA, Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Future Risk of Heart Disease

“About 4.5 percent of the childhood cancer survivors had cardiovascular diseases like heart failure and blood clots in the deep veins of the legs, and most cases occurred before age 40, almost eight

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Skin Cancer As You Age- Before, During and After Diagnosis

“The reality of the situation, however, is that you’ve probably already done untold damage to your skin without realizing it, even if you’ve taken steps to protect yourself from UV rays.” I’m

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Some Breast Cancer Patients Over age 60 can avoid adjuvant endocrine treatment-

“Breast cancer patients over the age of 60 with early-stage, hormone-responsive small tumors who forego adjuvant endocrine, also called hormonal therapy, are not at an increased risk of mortality

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Aromasin for Breast Cancer Prevention a good idea?

  News outlets have recently reported that new research shows the “anti-estrogen drug Aromasin appears to cut the odds of breast cancer by 65 percent in high-risk postmenopausal women.” 

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Breast Density Risk Factor for Breast Cancer. Tamoxifen Therapy to Reduce Risk?

PMD (percent of mammographic density) is the percentage of breast density that shows up on a woman’s mammogram.  It has long been known that dense breasts make it more difficult to get an accurate

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Why Breast Cancer Research Can’t Be Trusted

A new study suggests that “an estimated 20 percent of breast cancer patients in the United States who receive radiation after they undergo breast-conserving surgery may not have their radiation treatments

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Elderly Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients-

Adjuvant radiation therapy might not be necessary for older women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo lumpectomy. Women 70 years or older with early-stage disease who have a lumpectomy and also

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