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7 tips for sleeping with rheumatoid arthritis
Jan 16, 2019
People with rheumatoid arthritis may find that pain or discomfort prevents them from falling asleep. Not sleeping well can have an impact on the severity of a person's symptoms, as well as their general well-being. But there are some things that...
Telling patients to 'fight' cancer puts them under pressure
Jan 15, 2019
Cancer patients should not be told to “fight” their disease because doing so puts them under “exhausting pressure”, Macmillan Cancer Support has said. The charity warned that framing cancer in terms of a battle leaves...
Photo testimonial: the labor market excludes the chronically ill
Jan 15, 2019
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Risks and Benefits of Chemotherapy Treatments
Jan 14, 2019
Chemotherapy is most often associated with cancer treatment, but it is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder in which your own body mounts an immune attack on your joints. According...
Meat-Heavy Low-Carb Diets Can 'Shorten Lifespan'
Jan 10, 2019
Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings, published in The Lancet medical...
Does Eating Organic Food Prevent Cancer?
Jan 8, 2019
Eating organic food can lower the risk of cancer . However, this French study published at the end of October illustrates the difficulty of establishing a precise cause-and-effect relationship. Recent studies on organic Previously, only one large...