Health and Wellness

Eating Disorder Tied to Poor Diabetes Outcomes

Eating Disorder Tied to Poor Diabetes Outcomes

A recent study found a correlation between binge eating and poor glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). “Eating behavior is an...
Drinking Soda May Increase Fracture Risk in Women

Drinking Soda May Increase Fracture Risk in Women

Postmenopausal women with a diet high in soda were more likely to sustain osteoporotic hip fracture in a recent study. “High consumption of soft drinks...
fiber cancer

Which Foods Reduce Lung Cancer Risk?

Diets high in fiber and yogurt are associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology. “Our...
cancer survivor

Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors Updated for the First Time in a Decade

A group of researchers from the University of British Columbia has recently developed a new set of exercise guidelines for cancer survivors. This new...
Frequent Alcohol Consumption Raises Risk for New AFib

Frequent Drinking Raises Risk for New AFib

The frequency of alcohol consumption, rather than the intensity (binge drinking), appeared to have a greater effect on the risk for new-onset atrial fibrillation...
Knee Replacement

Losing Weight Prior to Knee Replacement Reduces Hospital Stay in Obese Patients

Research has found that morbidly obese patients who dropped 20 pounds before their knee replacement surgery reduced their post-operative hospital stay by 1 day...
lycopene cancer benefit

Spaghetti, Hold the Meatballs, for Cancer Prevention

The anti-cancer benefit associated with the consumption of lycopene, which can be found in tomato sauce, may be negated when eaten with iron-rich foods,...
obesity cancer

Obesity Linked to Abnormal Bowel Habits, Independent of Diet

A new study suggests a link between obesity and abnormal bowel habits independent of diet, lifestyle, medical conditions and psychological factors. The findings were...

Vegan Diet May Improve RA Symptoms

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) could benefit from a plant-based diet, according to new research. “Several studies have shown a correlation between modifiable risk factors...

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