All posts tagged "disease"

  • Surviving Liver Cancer … so far

    For the last year or so I’d been losing weight without trying (not something that my family does) and also losing some strength (not ideal when you’re pushing heavy equipment around on a farm). My only symptoms,...

    • Posted July 1, 2016
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  • Where did Zika originate?

    I didn’t know only a specific type of mosquito carries Zika, but then until recently we didn’t know it could be transmitted sexually.   Zika, which was discovered incidentally in Uganda in 1947 in the course of...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • B Vitamin May Prevent Some Skin Cancer

    I’ve had one instance of basal cell carcinoma on my head, and I wasn’t happy about it. This study in Australia, which has one of the highest rates of skin cancers in the world, says one B...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Calcium intake and bone mineral density

    “Conclusions: Increasing calcium intake from dietary sources or by taking calcium supplements produces small non-progressive increases in BMD, which are unlikely to lead to a clinically significant reduction in risk of fracture.”   For years doctors and...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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