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According to Reuters, a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that a plant and fish-based diet may help lower the risk of colorectal cancers. Vegetarians who consumed fish at least once a month had a risk reduction of 43 percent, while those who ate fish less than once a month had an 18 percent...
According to a post in The NY Time's Well blog, an increasing number of women are wearing "cold caps" before, during, and for a couple of hours after their chemo treatment as a way of preventing their hair from falling out. The Penguin Cold Cap must be kept frozen and changed every 30 minutes, it is worn...
According to Reuters, a new genetic test that searches for signs of diseases such as down syndrome in a fetus has been turning up cancer diagnoses in some mothers. Sequenom Inc's MaterniT21 test scans the genetic code of mother and fetus, and at least 40 documented cases saw abnormal changes that signify...