Health Revolution, by Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS
- Phoenix, Arizona, USA
- January 01
- A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race
- Cancer surgeon, cancer prevention specialist, professor of surgery & author of the bestselling book, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race."
Editor of weekly online health column:
MY RECENT POSTS
- Women in their 40s May Benefit
from Annual Mammograms
May 20, 2013 01:24AM
- High-Fat Dairy Foods Increase
Breast Cancer Death Risk
May 13, 2013 09:45PM
- Physical Therapy as Good as
Surgery for Most Knee Problems
May 06, 2013 12:15AM
- Heart Disease Prevention
Should Start During Childhood
April 29, 2013 11:57PM
- Mediterranean Diet Reduces the
Symptoms of Menopause
April 22, 2013 12:49AM
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genetically primed to enjoy
August 25, 2012 10:30PM
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enjoy following your excellent
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am glad that you found this
information to be
January 02, 2012 07:43PM
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"W" might not think so.”
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I hope that
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- MY LINKS
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) ignited a firestorm of controversy in 2009 when the government agency recommended that most women between the ages of 50 and 74 should undergo screening mammograms every other year, instead of every year. Even more controversial was the USPSTF&… Read full post »
Dairy products are important sources of protein, calcium, and vitamin D, all of which are important to good health. However, many dairy products are rich in fat. While obesity has been firmly documented to increase breast cancer risk, and breast cancer recurrence risk, the data lin… Read full post »
The knee joint is, perhaps, the most susceptible joint to injury in the human body. This joint is composed of an intricate combination of ligaments, cartilage and bone, and injury to any of these structures can cause pain and decreased mobility within the knee joint. Our knee joint… Read full post »
Heart disease remains the most common cause of death in the United States, and throughout much of the world.
While most of us associate the development of cardiovascular disease with the bad diet and lifestyle habits that we adopt during adulthood, there is plenty of evidence… Read full post »
A new study finds that following the Mediterranean diet significantly reduces the hot flashes and night sweats of menopause.
I have written extensively about the Mediterranean diet, and the lower risk of cancer and heart… Read full post »
Booker T. Washington once said, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” Certainly, most of us would agree that lending a helping hand benefits both the person in need and the person who has volunteered to help. Other than the satisfaction of knowing that… Read full post »
As I have discussed in my bestselling book, A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, a Mediterranean diet appears to significantly reduce the risk of certain types of cancer, and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract in particular. In general, a Mediterranean diet is rich in fresh… Read full post »
The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes, or if you have any other concerns regarding your h… Read full post »
A new study finds that more than half of surgeons are experiencing work-home conflicts that threaten their personal and professional wellbeing.
AMERICAN SURGEONS IN CRISIS:Â IMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE
A new study confirms that regular exercise significantly decreases colon cancer risk.
REGULAR EXERCISE SIGNIFICANTLY CUTS COLON CANCER RISK
A new study in theÂ Journal of the American Medical Association claims that a daily multivitamin supplement reduces cancer riskâ€¦.
MULTIVITAMINS AND CANCER RISK: READING BETWEEN THE LINES
A new study finds that high levels of the hormone neurotensin increase a womanâ€™s risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and possibly obesity as well.
NEW LINK TO DIABETES, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, BREAST CANCER AND OBESITY IN WOMEN… Read full post »
A new study suggests that viewing pictures of cute baby animals improves our ability to perform focused tasks.
VIEWING PHOTOS OF KITTENS AND PUPPIES IMPROVES ATTENTIVENESS AND FOCUS
Most of the columns that I write for… Read full post »
A new study shows that aspirin reduces the risk of death from prostate cancer by 60 to 80%.
ASPIRIN DRAMATICALLY REDUCES PROSTATE CANCER DEATH RATE
Prostate cancer is the most common of all major cancers in men,… Read full post »
A new study finds that diet and lifestyle choices among the poor account for a high percentage of colorectal cancer cases in that population.
POVERTY AND LOW EDUCATIONAL LEVELS INCREASE COLORECTAL CANCER RISK
As I discuss in… Read full post »
A new clinical study finds that adult-onset diabetes increases breast cancer risk by almost 30 percent.
DIABETES SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASES BREAST CANCER RISK
A new clinical study finds that a common household chemical (perfluorooctanoic acid) may double the risk of heart disease.
COMMON HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL MAY DOUBLE HEART DISEASE RISK
Cardiovascular disease continues to be one of the most common… Read full post »
A large new study suggests that chronic anxiety and depression are associated with a higher risk of premature death than was previously appreciated.
CHRONIC ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE THE RISK OF EARLY DEATH
As I discuss in… Read full post »
A new laboratory study suggests that isothiocyanates in broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables, may significantly decrease breast cancer risk.
BROCCOLI (ISOTHIOCYANATES) MAY REDUCE BREAST CANCER RISK
A large new study reveals that obesity around the stomach area sharply increases the risk of cancer of the esophagus and upper stomach.
OBESITY LINKED TO DEADLY FORM OF ESOPHAGUS AND UPPER STOMACH CANCER
A new study finds that breast cancer risk is significantly affected by specific foods.
FOODS THAT DECREASE AND INCREASE BREAST CANCER RISK
A new study suggests that a variant of a recently discovered gene may double the risk of lifelong depression after childhood abuse.
CHRONIC DEPRESSION AFTER CHILDHOOD ABUSE MAY BE LINKED TO A NEW GENE
The age-old… Read full post »
A newÂ study links the consumption of soy foods, pumpkins seeds, and sunflower seeds with a decreased risk of breast cancer.
SOY FOODS, PUMPKIN SEEDS AND SUNFLOWER SEEDS REDUCE BREAST CANCER RISK
As I discuss in my bestselling… Read full post »
A new landmark study suggests that some patients with early-stage prostate cancer can be safely observed rather than undergoing radical surgery.
WATCHFUL WAITING (OBSERVATION) VERSUS SURGERY FOR PROSTATE CANCER
In the United States, prostate cancer is the most… Read full post »
A new study attaches some shocking numbers to the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death caused by fast food.
FAST FOOD, DIABETES, HEART DISEASE AND DEATH
The United States has long been a prolific exporter… Read full post »