NHL in older women may be associated with a high fat, high protein diet, according to a recent study. .. ...
Breast cancer was a rare disease in 1900. Today, by some estimates, one in every eight women will contract breast cancer, many during their childbearing years. The literature on breast cancer show ...
At first glance, it might appear that we are all eating far less fat than we used to. In 1988, for every 100 calories in the average male diet, 37 of those calories came from fat.
Many of us could do with a major rethink of our daily dietary fat intake. For some, this will mean cutting back while, for others, it means reorganising our diets to eat more or different types of fats.
The world of dietary fats is a complicated alphabet soup of names and numbers, and our understanding of how each type of fat works in the body - for good or ill - is far from complete.
Decreasing intake of certain fats, rather than fats in general, may help lower the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a recent study.
Exposure to bright light is, according to convention, an important risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and those at risk are advised to reduce their exposure to light wherever possible.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) refers to the slow deterioration of the cells in the macula, a tiny yellowish area near the centre of the retina, which contains light-sensitive cells that send visual signals to the brain.
Amid our mania for all but cutting out fat from the diet, medical experts now confess that lowering cholesterol isn't such a good idea in preventing a heart attack. ... ...
For many people, an irregular heartbeat is just an annoyance, but certain arrhythmias may have serious consequences, ranging from fainting to sudden death