Tag: cancer

Is Yo-Yo Dieting Actually That Bad for You?

I’m Erin White with today’s health news. Many dieters struggle with the yo-yo problem. But there’s some good news on that front. A new study from the American Cancer Society found that yo-yo dieting was not linked to an increased cancer risk. Researchers looked at the connection between weight cycling and cancer – in general,

When Antioxidants Could Hurt

I’m Rachelle Grossman with today’s health news. For years, we’ve been hearing about the amazing health-benefits of foods high in antioxidants, like blueberries. However, new research is showing that dietary antioxidants may not be the right choice for certain cancer patients. A new study conducted at the Children’s Research Institute found that some cancer cells

ReBUILD: Fitness Fights Cancer

[Denise] When you start looking up about pancreatic cancer you read statistics. Statistics say: 20 percent of people get to have— get to go into surgery. 10 percent of those get to have the surgery. five percent of those, they’ll take out most of it, and two percent of it they will get all the

Telomeres explained: role in genomic stability, stem cells, replicative senescence | Elissa Epel

– [Rhonda]: You mentioned telomeres a few times. So for people listening or viewing that aren’t quite familiar with telomere biology, maybe you can give a quick just, you know, background on what telomeres are, and why they are involved in the aging process, why they’re biomarkers for aging? – [Elissa]: Sure. So people like