Archive | March, 2011

More Americans Beating Cancer

Posted on 11 March 2011 by staff

More people who are diagnosed with cancer are surviving, according to a new report issued by the CDC.

Cancer treatment has come a long way over the last 25 years, meaning that now being diagnosed with a form of the disease is no longer viewed as a death sentence. Continue Reading

Salmonella May Fend Off Cancer

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

New research indicates that salmonella bacteria may actually be useful when it comes to fighting cancer.

Salmonella is usually feared by humans as it can make us very sick but according to researchers from the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Centre the bug can actually fend off cancers. Continue Reading

Desperate Women Turning To The HCG Diet

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

Many people are weighing in on the controversial HCG diet which is becoming very popular amongst American women looking to shed unwanted pounds.

The diet involves daily injections of a pregnancy hormone called HCG which is derived from a pregnant woman’s urine, and works in combination with a 500 calory a day diet. Continue Reading

Rep. Tom Craddick Okay Following Collapse

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

Many questions are being asked about the health of Rep. Tom Craddick after he collapsed yesterday morning at the Capital.

He was rushed to hospital and put through a battery of tests and according to doctors, experienced an adverse reaction to medication he was taking for a tooth problem. Continue Reading

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

It is being reported today that Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr has died at 44 years of age.

He was found on Tuesday in Salt Lake City and currently the cause of his death is a mystery.

Benlysta Approved For Lupus Patients

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

Help is finally here for patients living with lupus as the FDA have just given approval to a new drug.

Human Genome Sciences Inc is the manufacturer of Benlysta, the first lupus drug to be approved in the last 50 years. Continue Reading

Mediterranean diet Reduces Risk Of Developing Metabolic Syndrome

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

New research proves that to live a long happy life free of disease, following the Mediterranean diet is something that you should be doing.

The diet is hpacked with fruits and veggies, seafood and other healthy items, while avoiding dairy, red meat and other tasty treats. Continue Reading

Tomorrow Is World Kidney Day

Posted on 09 March 2011 by staff

Tomorrow March 10 is World Kidney Day, a day to reflect on the lives of those lost because of kidney disease and to educate yourself on ways of limiting your risk of contracting the condition.

Our kidneys are very important organs for healthy body function as they excrete toxins through urine that would otherwise be trapped inside our bodies where they could cause a lot of other health problems. Continue Reading

FDA Denounces The HCG Diet For Weight Loss

Posted on 09 March 2011 by staff

A new diet that is gaining a lot of publicity as of late is the HCG diet in which a pregnancy hormone is injected into the body that promotes weight loss.

The diet consists of the daily shot along with maintaining a daily diet of 500 calories and according to those who have tried it, the diet actually works. Continue Reading

Posted on 09 March 2011 by staff

With spring break right around the corner, students are packing their bags for their trip away from the cold and into the hot, of Florida, California and anywhere else with bountiful supplies of beaches.

Getting a nice tan is the focal point of many young people when they vacation during their time off school but although tans maybe nice to look at they are in fact very dangerous.