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Diabetes Overview with Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

Diabetes is a disease where your blood glucose (sugar) levels are above normal. It results from the inability of the glucose to get into your cells. As a result your cells are

Lower Cholesterol Will Help Reduce Heart Disease Risk

This article discusses the risks involved with having a high cholesterol level. It discusses how lower cholesterol will improve significantly your risk of heart disease. Do you personally need a

Antioxidant Levels Key To Prostate Cancer Risk In Some Men

Greater levels of selenium, vitamin E and the tomato carotenoid lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer in one out of every four Caucasian males, or those who inherit a

Cholesterol is no longer the prime cause for Heart Attack

Many die young with a Healthy cholesterol level because of inflammation, watch how Transfer factor can reduce the risk of inflammation which is responsible for heart stroke

Two cholesterol drugs, Zocor plus Zetia, increased the risk of cancer by 48% – Part 2

How to Reduce Your Risk of Allergies

Allergies are more common than ever and they usually affect more and more people. Allergy is an abnormal reaction of the immune system to a particular substance. There is no clear reason

Diabetes in Dogs: Four Factors to Determine If Your Dog is at Risk

Most dog owners do not really think of the possibility that their dog will acquire diabetes. Thus, they do not take any preventive measures, only to realize too late that their dog

Are You at Risk For Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in American women. Approximately one out of eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. It would be so nice to tell ahead of

Environmental Risk Factors in Breast Cancer

Much has been written about pesticides and pollutants as being major contributors to cancers today. According to the National Toxicology Program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are

Diabetes – A High Risk Factor For Coronary Heart Disease

It is alarming to know that every year diabetes mellitus kills more than 70,000 United States residents and about 20 million people in U. S. alone suffer from this disease. Five in

58 Percent Reduced Diabetes Risk Reducing Weight And Exercising

In the study performed by the US researchers and published in the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) in October 2008, a total of 3,234 overweight people participated in a three-year diabetes prevention

Genetic Risk Factors In Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women in the United States.  In 2008, approximately 184,450 patients were estimated to be diagnosed with

Diabetes Risk for Men

Diabetes Risk for Men   Men with diabetes face several health concerns, including increased risk of heart attacks and strokes and impotence (not being able to have or keep an erection).  

How To Calculate Your Risk For Breast Cancer

Using known risk factors for breast cancer, mathematical models can be developed to help answer important questions.  These mathematical models are useful tools for researchers and for patients as follows: 1. Research

Low Cholesterol Diet – Decrease Risk of Heart Diseases

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty wax lipid that can be found in the cell membranes of humans and animals. Cholesterol is a tricky little devil, because if it

Are Black Men Really At More Risk From Prostate Cancer Than White Men?

A quick glance at any of the literature will tell you that black men are more likely to die from prostate cancer than white men and most of the statistics agree that

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk of Cancer in Women

Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk of Cancer Alcohol effects and cancer The best treatment for cancer is to prevent it from occurring. Research is ongoing to evaluate environmental and lifestyle factors that may

Are You At Risk Of Getting Cancer?

However, this young man had faith that he could do it, and in all kinds of weather he ran a marathon a day for weeks, running from the east coast of Canada

Risk Factors for Heart Disease~Smoking

Obesity Risks & Health – What Are The Health Risk Factors Related To Obesity?

The emergence of new and contradicting studies in the fields of Nutrition and Health each day has made it very difficult for one to decide what to believe and what not to.However,

Alternative Medicine: Is It Really Worth The Risk?

There has been a surge in recent years of people looking to alternative medicine for treatment of illness. It is a practice that generates a great deal of controversy both inside and

What Are The Risk Factors For Pancreatic Cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is currently the fifth most common form of cancer in the United States and is diagnosed in around 40,000 Americans each year. In most cases pancreatic cancer has an extremely

Lower Cholesterol Naturally and Safely Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Have you been told by your doctor to lower cholesterol levels through your diet? Or are you one of millions of Americans that realize, heart disease has reached epic proportions in this

Age And Physical Risk Factors In Breast Cancer

Age is likely the most important overall factor associated with breast cancer risk.  Breast cancer risk increases in the older post-menopausal population.  For this reason, all breast cancer screening recommendations are based

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Heart Attack: Risk Factors

PAD Risk Factors

How to lower your risk of heart disease without drugs