Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Some of the factors associated with breast cancer – being a woman, age, and genetics – can’t be changed. Other factors – being overweight, lack of exercise, eating unhealthy food – can be changed by making the right choices. By choosing the healthiest lifestyle options, all women can empower themselves and make sure the risk of developing breast cancer is as low as possible.
Researchers prioritized the following breast cancer prevention strategies:
Carcinogens in drinking water could be the cause of more than 100,000 cases of cancer in the United States, according to a recent study.
Preventive health screenings offered by your primary care physician can help you catch and further prevent the spread of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer while they are the still in the development stages.
Nearly 10% of people over the age of 20 have depression over any given 2-week period. For some people, depression might only be episodic and overcome within a matter of weeks or months. However, for others diagnosed with major depression, the condition could persist for years, affecting their lifestyle and quality of life.
According to new recommendations, more women should be assessed for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - the harmful mutations in the genes that can increase risk of certain cancers.
According to the World Health Organization, there are 10 million new cases of dementia every year, and this figure is set to triple by 2050. Although there's no effective treatment for the disease, there's much that can be done to delay or slow progression.
A new study found that the proportion of adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer under age 50 in the United States has continued to increase over the past decade.