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Mouse Model Discovers Two Genes Behind The Most Severe Form Of Ovarian Cancer

Dr. Enrique Jacome In a new study reported in the journal Nature Communications, cancer researchers describe how they developed a mouse model of a very aggressive ovarian cancer that accurately portrays the disease as it occurs in humans. The model … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits Of Iron

Dr. Enrique Jacome Iron deficiency anemia is the world’s most common nutritional deficiency disease and is most prevalent among children and women of childbearing age. Anemia develops due to an inadequate amount of iron in the diet or poor iron … Continue reading

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5 Health Resolutions For Women To Keep In 2015

Dr. Enrique Jacome For many women, the path to good health is not an easy one, with plenty of roadblocks along the way. Procrastination, family obligations, work demands, and lack of time and energy are a few culprits that can … Continue reading

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Analysis Shows Tamoxifen Has Reduced Breast Cancer Rates By 1/3

Dr. Enrique Jacome A new analysis published in The Lancet Oncology finds that, for the last 20 years, the preventive effects of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen have remained constant, having reduced breast cancer rates by almost a third. “Tamoxifen … Continue reading

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Researchers Identify Factors That May Boost Success Of Artificial Insemination

Dr. Enrique Jacome During in vitro fertilization, uterine contractions can reduce a woman’s chance of becoming pregnant. A new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, however, finds the opposite is true during artificial insemination. Lead researcher Manuel Fern├índez … Continue reading

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Research Shows Detox Element In Diet Linked To Women’s Fertility

Dr. Enrique Jacome University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a critical role the natural antioxidant selenium plays at the earliest stages of a woman’s fertility. The discovery has been made in joint research … Continue reading

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Study Shows Women More Likely Than Men To Dismiss Chest Pain And Delay Seeking Medical Help For Heart Symptoms

Dr. Enrique Jacome When heart symptoms strike, men and women go through similar stages of pain but women are more likely to delay seeking care and can put their health at risk, according to a study presented at the Canadian … Continue reading

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The Risks And Benefits Of Bed-Sharing With Your Baby

Dr. Enrique Jacome A question to all you parents out there: would you share your bed with your infant? This question is likely to encourage a diverse range of answers, as it is certainly a controversial topic. Some studies say … Continue reading

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New Report Highlights Potential Links Between Weight, Physical Activity And Breast Cancer Survival

Dr. Enrique Jacome The AICR has released the Continuous Update Project (CUP) Report on Breast Cancer Survivors in the US. This report is their most in-depth review of worldwide research conducted into breast cancer survivors and the lifestyle factors affecting their survival. This … Continue reading

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New Study Reaffirms Eating Breakfast Reduces Cravings, Overeating In Late-Teen Girls

Dr. Enrique Jacome A small study finds when late-teen girls eat breakfast, it raises levels of a chemical in the brain’s reward center that may help them stop craving sweet foods and overeating during the rest of the day.  Writing in … Continue reading

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