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FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin

FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin

Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Levels of possible cancer-causing chemicals in metformin diabetes medications are under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Metformin is a prescription drug used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Over the past year and a half, several types […]

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Domestic Abuse Can Leave Legacy of Poor Health

Domestic Abuse Can Leave Legacy of Poor Health

Latest Chronic Pain News FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women with a history of domestic abuse are more likely to develop chronic conditions that cause pain and fatigue, a new study says. British researchers examined medical records of more than 18,500 women who had suffered domestic abuse between 1995 and 2017 and more […]

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Moderate Drinking May Increase Cancer Risk: Study

Moderate Drinking May Increase Cancer Risk: Study

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even moderate alcohol drinking may increase cancer risk, according to a new study. It included more than 63,000 cancer patients in Japan who were compared with an equal number of healthy people, The New York Times reported. After controlling for factors such as smoking, high […]

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Healthy Lifestyle, Regular Screening May Keep Cancer at Bay

Healthy Lifestyle, Regular Screening May Keep Cancer at Bay

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A healthy lifestyle might be your best defense against cancer, an expert says. About 42% of cancer cases and 45% of cancer deaths are attributable to modifiable risk factors, according to the American Cancer Society. “Modifiable risk factors are behaviors within one’s control, such as […]

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New Results for Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

New Results for Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

Latest Alzheimer’s News FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New study results about an experimental drug its maker claims can slow mental decline in Alzheimer’s disease patients were released Thursday. Studies on aducanumab were halted earlier this year because the drug didn’t appear to be effective. But the new results suggest it’s effective at […]

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Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?

Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?

A recent study has investigated links between hair products and breast cancer. The findings have caused a stir, so in this article, we put the results into perspective. Share on PinterestA new study looks at hair dye and breast cancer risk. Overall, breast cancer affects around 1 in 8 women during their lifetime. Although breast […]

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What to know about becoming a vegetarian

What to know about becoming a vegetarian

A person may choose to follow a vegetarian diet for various reasons, including health issues, environmental concerns, or religious beliefs. Regardless of the reason, it is important to consider a few things before becoming vegetarian. For instance, people should know which foods to avoid and what to include in their diet to ensure that they […]