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Kroger Recalls Berries Tainted With Hepatitis A

Kroger Recalls Berries Tainted With Hepatitis A

MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) –The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that frozen blackberries sold at Kroger stores as “Private Selection,” brand are contaminated with hepatitis A. Latest Digestion News You should not eat these berries, but throw them out, the FDA says. If you have eaten these products, and have […]

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Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Vitamin supplements don’t appear to prevent type 2 diabetes in those at highest risk for the disease, a new study finds. Some studies have suggested that low vitamin D levels might increase the odds of developing diabetes and that boosting levels could prevent it, but […]

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What and How You Eat Affects Your Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

What and How You Eat Affects Your Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News SATURDAY, June 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The kind of foods you eat, and even the order in which you eat them can affect your odds of developing type 2 diabetes, three new studies suggest. The studies — being presented to the American Society for Nutrition — found: […]

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HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol (Differences, Normal Ranges, Meanings)

HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol (Differences, Normal Ranges, Meanings)

What is HDL (the “good”) cholesterol? What is LDL (the “bad) cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like (lipid-like) substance that your body uses as a building block to produce hormones, vitamin D, and digestive juices that help you break down fats in your diet. HDL (high-density lipoprotein, or “good” cholesterol) and LDL (low-density lipoprotein, or “bad” […]

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Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance

Researchers may have found a way to stop cancer cells from defending themselves against chemotherapy. In a new mouse study, blocking a DNA repair pathway prevented cancer cells from surviving or becoming resistant to treatment. Researchers screened 10,000 drugs and found a compound that boosts cisplatin. Graham Walker, the American Cancer Society Research Professor of […]

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New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline

New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline

Overall mortality rates continue to decline, according to the most recent Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. Cancer mortality has declined, but certain demographic groups are more at risk than others. This report, which appears in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, was a joint effort among the National Cancer […]