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Penn Medicine Researchers Find a Way to Make Some Cancers Self-Destruct

Jul 09, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Researchers at Penn Medicine have found a way to cause some cancer cells to self-destruct, a finding that could lead to new treatments.

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Does Fitness Lower Risk of Dementia?

May 09, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Does Drinking Alcohol Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

Jan 09, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women across the globe. New research suggests that as little as one alcoholic drink per day can increase breast cancer risk, while exercise and a healthful diet lowers the risk.

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Is It Possible To Slow Cancer Cell Growth?

Dec 26, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Researchers from the University of Rochester's Center for RNA Biology have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer. The findings, reported in the journal Science, are a long way from being applied in people but they could be the basis of a treatment option in the future. 

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Sleep Apnea in Children Linked To Detrimental Brain Changes

Dec 04, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Sleep apnea occurs when you have obstructions in your airway that interfere with your breathing during sleep. The flow of air can be partially blocked or even completely stopped altogether. It is common in older adults, affecting as many as 53% of men and 26% of women.

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Recent Research: Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer 

Nov 28, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

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:

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Want To Lower Your Risk Of Dementia? Be More Active.

Oct 08, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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New Research Shows Even Light Exercise Increases Men's Lifespan

Oct 01, 2018 by Total Access Medical


Clocking up just a few minutes at a time of any level of physical activity, including of light intensity, is linked to a lower risk of death in older men, suggests research published online in the
British Journal of Sports Medicine

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Does Exercise Lower Risk Of Dementia?

Sep 19, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Does Olive Oil Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease?

Aug 29, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives.

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