Too much tofu could affect a man’s fertility, scientists warn. Researchers have found that eating even a modest amount of soya products – which are popular with vegetarians – could significantly lower your sperm count. Men who ate an average of half a serving of soya food a day had lower concentrations of sperm than [...]

World’s heaviest man helps another obese man diet MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — When critically obese, bedridden Jose Luis Garza pleaded for help in shedding a few hundred pounds, he landed the world’s biggest weight watcher. Garza is getting diet advice from Manuel Uribe, a fellow Mexican who has been fighting to lose his title as [...]

Breast cancer survival is associated with telomere length in peripheral blood cells.Svenson U, Nordfjäll K, Stegmayr B, Manjer J, Nilsson P, Tavelin B, Henriksson R, Lenner P, Roos G. Department of Medical Biosciences/Pathology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. Telomeres are essential for maintaining chromosomal stability. Previous studies have indicated that individuals with shorter blood telomeres may [...]

We do not yet know exactly what causes breast cancer, but we do know that certain risk factors are linked to the disease. A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, such as smoking, can be controlled. [...]

The Freaking Liberals don’t want the Dr’s to tell women who are about to get Abortions about the 30% increased risk of Breast Cancer for this sick reason ” an abortion/breast cancer link makes a hard decision harder. ” Can you believe that? They would rather leave the woman in the dark and not only [...]

I’m costing out a 1 year hiatus from work, one of the concerns is benefits cost as I currently receive from a cushy corporate job: – Health (Doctors & Medicine prescriptions) – Life, Accidental, Short & Long Term insurance – Also interested in COBRA coverage & costing (if you’ve had to recently depart the lazy [...]

All Things Considered, December 24, 2008 ·  For supporters of a national health insurance plan funded solely by the government, you would think things are looking up. There’s a new Democratic president about to take office, with substantial Democratic majorities in the U.S. House and Senate. So, many people think a “single-payer” health care bill [...]

WASHINGTON ­ That day in July was one that Tammy Morse won’t soon forget. Five months earlier, her husband lost his job as a recruiter for the financial services industry. Now it was the summer and the family savings were gone. She saw no way to get health insurance coverage for her family other than [...]

Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello and Brendan Smith, Truthout: “As Americans respond to President-elect Obama’s call for town hall meetings on reform of the American health care system, an understanding of how that system came to be the way it is can be crucial for figuring out how to fix it. The American health care system [...]

Not many people are buying cars built 60 years ago. No one is watching TV on a set manufactured in the 1940s. Patients are not lining up to see a doctor who hasn’t cracked a book since before the polio vaccine was discovered. Why, then, do millions of Americans get their health care through an [...]