Article & Blog Archive for June 2019

Men’s Health: Living Your “Breast” Life

Breast cancer is a major women’s health issue that can affect an average of 1 in 8 women. However, breast cancer and other breast diseases can also affect men. Dr. Gaelyn Scuderi covers the topic of men’s breast health, signs and symptoms of male breast cancer, and how to live your “breast” life.

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Drug May Be Effective in Treating Prostate Cancer

A new clinical study shows promise in treating prostate cancer with a drug usually used to treat breast and ovarian cancer. The clinical study is in phase III and the treatment may be available for patients soon. Read Dr. Ossi’s summary of the clinical trial.

Fewer Side Effects for Cancer Patients Treated with Proton Therapy

In a new study, researchers compared the use of proton therapy and conventional radiation therapy when treating cancer. The results showed that proton therapy had fewer and less severe side effects than conventional radiation therapy.

Beef vs. Vegetarian Burgers

Hamburgers are one of the staples of the American kitchen. On average, Americans eat three hamburgers a week, which represents nearly 50 billion burgers a year or 156 burgers per person annually. In this bulletin, I will share the pros and cons of both beef and vegetarian burgers as well as two delicious recipes for you to try at home.

The Nutritional Properties of Jackfruit

Jackfruit is a good source of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6 and B9, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Some studies have found potential benefits of Jackfruit for cancer prevention, glucose control, blood pressure, cholesterol and wound healing among other conditions. Read this bulletin to learn more about the nutritional benefits of this versatile fruit and get a delicious Jackfruit BBQ sandwich recipe!

Chronic Kidney Disease (Part 2)

Nutritional status plays an important role in the long-term survival of patients with kidney (renal) complications. Malnutrition is very common in patients with CKD, especially those who are on dialysis and its prevalence ranges from approximately 20 percent to 70 percent among adult dialysis patients. Read this bulletin about how to maintain nutritional values during Chronic Kidney Disease.