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Chemotherapy drug adversely affects heart function

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 14 December 2023
Chemotherapy drug adversely affects heart function
As the number of cancer survivors increases, it's essential for doctors to ensure cancer treatments don't leave any long-lasting side effects, particularly on heart health. Heart issues are a major health concern, being the leading cause of death in America, closely followed by cancer. It's crucial to ensure that curing cancer doesn’t result in cardiovascular complications. Certain chemotherapy drugs, like doxorubicin which is used to treat breast cancer, sarcomas, and lymp...
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Exercise for a Fit Heart

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 21 August 2023
Exercise for a Fit Heart
As part of a healthy lifestyle, exercise routines and increased movement specifically contribute to improved cardiovascular fitness, reduced systemic inflammation,2,3 and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Many different types of physical activities, from simple movement to high intensity, are all beneficial for heart health.  Fitness and the Healthy Heart
According to the American Heart Association, moderate and vigorous aerobic activity, muscle strengthening through resist...
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What Can You Do To Help Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 3 January 2023
What Can You Do To Help Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer?
By making a few easy lifestyle changes, you can greatly reduce your risk of developing cancer or improve your chances of beating the disease if you are diagnosed. The recommendations outlined here also lower your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other serious ailments, boosting your odds of living a long, healthy life. Maintain a healthy weight
Obesity is a risk factor for several cancers, including breast, colon, endometrium, esophagus, kidney, lung, pancreatic and prostate ca...
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Ultra-Processed Foods Increase Cancer Risk

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 10 December 2022
Ultra-Processed Foods Increase Cancer Risk
Two new large research studies found that ultra-processed foods can increase the risk for colorectal cancer, premature death, and heart disease.
The first study found men who ate in the top fifth of ultra-processed food consumption had a 29% higher risk of developing colorectal cancer.
The second study found that those who ate nutrient-poor foods and ultra-processed foods had a higher risk of developing chronic disease or premature death, especially from cardiovascular disease. Eating health...
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Are You At Risk of Fractures After Cancer Treatments?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 16 November 2022
Are You At Risk of Fractures After Cancer Treatments?
Older cancer survivors, especially those diagnosed within 5 years or who underwent chemotherapy, have significantly higher risks for pelvic and vertebral fractures than older adults without a history of cancer, a new study found. The study was published online on November 3 in JAMA Oncology. About 1 in 7 cancer survivors experienced a frailty-related bone fracture, with several factors — including a more recent cancer diagnosis, distant metastases, chemotherapy use, and smoking &m...
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  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • British Naturopathic Association