NEW GUIDELINES STATE EVERYONE AT RISK OF HEART DISEASE OVER 40 SHOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR STATIN THERAPY NEWS TIPS & FEATURES


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New Guidelines State Everyone at Risk of Heart Disease over 40 Should be Considered for Statin Therapy

January 23, 2017

New Guidelines State Everyone at Risk of Heart Disease over 40 Should be Considered for Statin Therapy

By megm megm

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recently issued new guidelines for the use of high cholesterol-treating statin drugs. The report suggests that everyone over age 40 regardless of whether they have a history of cardiovascular disease should be evaluated and considered for treatment with a statin. The new statin guidelines were recently published in the Journal […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer)


Making Sense of Eating Well

July 29, 2016

Making Sense of Eating Well

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

With a bit of background and some clear strategies, good nutrition need not be that complicated. By Matilde Parente, MD, FCAP Books about eating and dieting dominate the bestseller list year-round. Many of these books make eating seem pretty complicated or confusing. Often the diets that are touted are fabricated meal plans and are not […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition


Cooking with Seasonal Fruit

July 22, 2016

Cooking with Seasonal Fruit

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

A new cookbook offers inspired desserts that highlight seasonal fruits. Seasonal, farm-to-table recipes abound today, as home cooks and restaurant chefs continue to highlight the taste and beauty of fruits and vegetables har­vested in their prime. And yet despite their ubiquity, these recipes feel special, reveren­tial—a dish for a season that won’t come around again […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition


Patients Who Undergo Weight-Loss Operations at Accredited Bariatric Surgical Centers Have Fewer Postoperative Complications

July 18, 2016

Patients Who Undergo Weight-Loss Operations at Accredited Bariatric Surgical Centers Have Fewer Postoperative Complications

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Patients who have weight-loss operations at non accredited bariatric surgical facilities in the United States are up to 1.4 times likelier to experience serious complications and more than twice as likely to die after the operation compared with patients who undergo these procedures at accredited bariatric surgical centers, researchers conclude. These results from a systematic […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, weight control


Have Questions about Cancer Nutrition? Read This

June 22, 2016

Have Questions about Cancer Nutrition? Read This

By megm megm

CancerConnect and the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Present: Ask the Expert with Oncology Nutrition Specialists CancerConnect in collaboration with the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) recently provided you with the opportunity to engage with oncology nutrition expert, Janelle Derella, MS, RD, LDN. On June 8, 2016, Ms. Derella […]

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Tags: bidmc, cancer, diet, inflammation, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition, supplements


Ask the Doctor: Hypoglycemia

June 3, 2016

Ask the Doctor: Hypoglycemia

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Q&A with Abimbola Farinde, PharmD, MS You haven’t eaten since breakfast, and now it’s past midday. You feel shaky and are losing mental focus. You notice your hand trembles as you reach for a glass of water. Oh, yeah—it’s definitely time to eat. Most of us have experienced at least some sensations associated with hypoglycemia. […]

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Tags: Health and Wellness, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition


Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available

June 2, 2016

Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available

By megm megm

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez* CancerConnect recently collaborated with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide you with the opportunity to engage with a hereditary cancers expert, Kimberly Perez, MD. On May 26th, 2016, Dr. Perez guest-moderated on CancerConnect for a question-and-answer session in the Hereditary Cancer Community on Lynch […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, dana farber, genetic counselor, genetic testing, hereditary cancer, lynch syndrome, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Supplement Safety

May 27, 2016

Supplement Safety

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Many of us reach for supplements to improve health and well-being, but do you know how to choose safely? By Matilde Parente, MD, FCAP Alternative and integrative practices have come a long way in a short time. Today at least 63 integrative medicine programs are affiliated with US medical schools in 25 states plus the […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition


CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT