Gut microbes impact on conventional chemotherapy; more likely to respond to imuno-therapy treatment

news_20151027_gut_bacteria_full_169Gut bacteria have been associated with a number of immune diseases and treatment of diverse medical conditions. A new study presented at the National Cancer Research Institute’s (NCRI) Cancer conference in Liverpool has highlighted the role of gut bacteria with cancer immuno-therapy treatment. Continue reading “Gut microbes impact on conventional chemotherapy; more likely to respond to imuno-therapy treatment”

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Sodium consumption causes 1.6 million deaths per year.

salt-300x118.pngA study analyzing populations across 187 countries found that high intake, of more than 2,000 mg per day, caused 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year. Continue reading “Sodium consumption causes 1.6 million deaths per year.”

Heart health impacted by Metabolic Syndrome

11046_gr1obesitymetabolicsyndrome.gifA study published in the Journal Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has revealed that people who have metabolic syndrome have a heightened risk of dying from heart disease than those without the condition. Another study has revealed the racial differentiation associated with as metabolic syndrome may increase the risk more in black women than in white women. Continue reading “Heart health impacted by Metabolic Syndrome”

New breast cancer gene identified which increases the risk of breast cancer by 50%

breastcancer1Breast cancer affected 1.7 million women globally in 2012. A new study published in theĀ  has revealed a new RECQL mutation strongly linked to the development of breast cancer. Continue reading “New breast cancer gene identified which increases the risk of breast cancer by 50%”

Running decreases mortality rate.

runAccording to a study published in the American College of Cardiology running only a few minutes a day even at a slow speed significantly reduces the risk of death from . Continue reading “Running decreases mortality rate.”