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  • Researchers Develop Early Detection Test for Ovarian Cancer

    Researchers Develop Early Detection Test for Ovarian Cancer0

    Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a test that may be able to detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier than current approaches. The researchers discovered that the presence of four proteins together, known as a biomarker panel, indicates the likelihood of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (EOC), a type of ovarian cancer. Using these

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  • Sit Less (Minimise Sedentary time) – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Sit Less (Minimise Sedentary time) – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    “Older adults should break up prolonged periods of being sedentary with light activity when physically possible, or at least with standing ” The message is to sit less as prolonged sedentary behaviour is associated with many poor health and functional outcomes in older adults such as cardiovascular mortality, diabetes, some types of cancer and metabolic

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  • Help! Could I Have a Food Addiction?

    Help! Could I Have a Food Addiction?0

    While food is an important part of life, our food habits can sometimes be unhealthy (like eating at night!). Food is a source of nourishment and pleasure but sometimes eating can move past a pleasurable part of life and move into addiction territory. Is Food Addiction Real? Evidence suggests that food addiction is very real,

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  • Cancer and Medicare – How Are You Covered?

    Cancer and Medicare – How Are You Covered?0

    Cancer is most prevalent in senior age groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were nearly 265,000 new cancer cases in 2016 in the United States within the age group of 65 to 69. Globally, seniors make up 60% of new cancer diagnoses. Many of these new cancer patients have

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  • Oyster Mushrooms – A Umami Low Fodmap Option for IBS

    Oyster Mushrooms – A Umami Low Fodmap Option for IBS0

    It is autumn and the evenings are becoming darker. It is the season for mushrooms and many people really miss mushrooms when following the low fodmap diet. But if you are following the Kings College Low FODMAP diet oyster mushrooms are suitable. They are not as available as a few years ago and are now

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  • Build Strength – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Build Strength – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    What is getting a lot of press at the moment is the Build Strength part of the guidelines. It’s always been there but it is now given greater emphasis as the evidence it helps maintain physical function, reduce the risk of falls, and help people feel more confident can not be overstated. From the UK

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