Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death”

Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death” and the Sugar Cancer Connection By Ty Bollinger As good as it may taste, sugar is NOT your friend. It may “feel” like your friend when it comforts you (due to the beta-endorphin rush in your brain), but sugar is really your ENEMY. Truth be told, regular consumption…

Read More

Previously Unforeseen Risk Tarnishes Hep C Wonder Drugs

The improvement in Hepatitis C treatment success marks a dramatic change in the prognosis for most Hepatitis C diagnoses. New direct-acting antiviral drugs boast viral eradication rates in the high 90th percentile, rendering hope that the Hepatitis C virus can be eradicated. Until recently, the only major obstacle surrounding these Hepatitis C medications has been…

Read More

UK: How alcohol death rates can DOUBLE depending on where you live

How alcohol death rates can DOUBLE depending on where you live: Women in the North East twice as likely to die from drink-related causes than those in London By Kate Pickles For Mailonline Published: 08:42 EST, 2 February 2016 | Updated: 11:02 EST, 2 February 2016 Deaths relating to alcohol abuse vary wildly across the…

Read More

Another study confirms detrimental effects of delaying hepatitis C treatment

Another study confirms detrimental effects of delaying hepatitis C treatment Liz Highleyman Produced in collaboration with hivandhepatitis.com Published: 05 May 2015 Deferring antiviral therapy for hepatitis C until a person progresses to advanced liver disease has clear drawbacks including lower treatment effectiveness and an increased risk of clinical events and death, according to a study…

Read More

Texas has the highest rates of Hispanics with liver cancer

Texas has the highest rates of Hispanics with liver cancer Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) affects people of all races and ehtnicities, but the disease is becoming an epidemic for Hispanics in Texas. (FILE, AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma, is the most common type of liver cancer seen in patients in the United States, but…

Read More