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Dealing with the Impact of Cancer on Emotional Health

Dealing with the Impact of Cancer on Emotional Health

Cancer is a struggle for both the body and mind. A diagnosis can have a huge emotional impact on patients and their families. It can trigger feelings of fear, anxiety, and depression. When it comes to dealing with cancer, physical health is not the only thing to look after. According to the National Cancer Institute,
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Low-Fat Diet May Cut Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Older Women

Low-Fat Diet May Cut Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Older Women

The average risk of pancreatic cancer for both men and women is about 1 in 65. However, certain factors drive up that risk. Observational studies have shown that diet may play a role. Until recently, there hasn’t been clinical study of the matter. A recent study shows that dietary changes may reduce the risk of
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Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Walking is one of the simplest exercises. Research shows that it also provides a bounty of health benefits. One of the more prominent benefits is how it helps with cardiovascular health. A recent study published in the European Heart Journal shows that raising walking speed can greatly reduce risks of cardiovascular death. The study focused
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Stages of Alzheimer’s

Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disorder that effects the brain. Over time the symptoms get worse. On average, a person will live four to eight years after diagnosis. Alzheimer’s will affect each person differently, but there are some common patterns to the progression. Below are commonly defined states of Alzheimer’s. • Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s: The changes in the
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A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

For years now, scientific research has uncovered a variety of problems caused by lack of sleep. A recent study published in Neurology has shed some light on a new potential problem. In this new study, lack of rapid eye movement or REM sleep comes with an increased risk of dementia. REM sleep is just one
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