122015Mar

Study Finds That Vegetarian Diet Lowers Colorectal Cancer Risk

A new study that was published in the March 9th online edition of JAMA Internal Medicine states that a vegetarian diet may cut your colon cancer risk by 20 percent.  Researchers of the study state that for fish-eating vegetarians, the protective link is even stronger.  The study involved more than 77,000 adults.  The results of…

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252015Jan

VITAMIN D SHOWN TO HELP LOWER RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the U.S., excluding skin cancers, according to the American Cancer Society.  A new study shows that people with high levels of vitamin D in their bloodstream have a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer.  The study found vitamin D improves the…

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72014Dec

Study Examines Importance of Taking PPIs Before Breakfast

A new study looked at drugs known as proton pump inhibitors.  Proton pump inhibitors work to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach and treat symptoms of acid reflux.  Proton pump inhibitors do not provide immediate relief.  Proton pump inhibitors require about 7 days of continuous use to take effect. New research shows…

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