Health News

FTO gene

Obesity is a major public health issue, affecting 300 million people around the world. We already know that obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke and heart disease, And obesity is also known to increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in later life.

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Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Searching for a Link Between Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Interest in this unlikely duo arose recently when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) discouraged using prostate specific antigen (PSA) as a screen for prostate cancer in men with no symptoms of the disease.

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Know Your Numbers

For a proper understanding of your health, you must know how you stand compared to the normal, healthy condition. Here you can learn about normal blood pressure levels, blood cholesterol levels (and other lipids), and blood sugar levels (also known as blood sugar numbers).

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More Microbe Than Human DNA

Could it be that microbes make the man – or woman?

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Milk thistle

The main detox organ in your body is your liver – and it needs support to do its job right.

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Hair Loss in Men: The Bald Truth

scale of male-pattern baldness
Nearly 37% of all men will suffer male pattern baldness (MPB) of to some degree—95% of…

Breast Cancer Causes

Breast Cancer Causes
At a biological level, breast cancer is caused by changes in DNA. As your cells replace…

Breast Cancer Screening

breast cancer screening
Performing monthly self-exams is an important way to catch breast cancer before it…

Metastatic Breast Cancer

metastatic breast cancer
Metastatic breast cancer is the most advanced stage of the disease. This stage IV breast…