Helping you make better health choices

In shops now or delivered to your home from only £3.50 an issue!

Subscribe!

Conditions

ConditionsConditionsCancer

Showing 1 to 10 of 1,476 entries

NEWS Men who don’t have their prostate cancer treated are living just as long

September 19th 2016

Men who opt to just have their prostate cancer monitored are living as long as those who instead choose aggressive treatment—and they’re also enjoying a better quality of life, new research has discovered.

NEWS Chemo killing up to half of cancer patients in first month

September 7th 2016

Chemotherapy is killing up to half of all breast and lung cancer patients within the first month of treatment—although the drug is never cited as the cause of death, the first-ever study into the lethal effects of the drug has discovered.

NEWS Common virus could increase cancer risk

September 5th 2016

The Epstein-Barr virus—one of the most common infections in the world—seems to increase the risk for several cancers, including breast cancer. The virus changes cells in the breast that could lead to cancer decades later, scientists surmise.

FEATURE Immunotherapy: hype or hope?

September 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 6) /

Immunotherapy is the new hope for treating cancers and other diseases—but a series of deaths has raised questions about its safety

FEATURE Why I gave up my vegan diet

September 2016 (Vol. 1 Issue 7) /

Kevin Gianni was a die-hard vegan until he realized that it was making him ill. He discovered that he—and many others— do better on a meat-based diet

NEWS Epidemic of heart disease is biggest killer in China

August 31st 2016 /

Heart disease and stroke isn’t only a disease of the West—the problem is now an epidemic in China, and its prevalence is similar to that in the USA. It affected just 7 per cent of the population 20 years ago, but today one in three adult Chinese suffers from the disease.

NEWS You’re 20 per cent less likely to suffer heart disease if your parents made it to their 80s

August 29th 2016

We all know we’re more likely to live longer if we have good genes—but now researchers have put some numbers to it. For each decade your parents made it past their 70s, for instance, you’re seven per cent less likely to die from cancer and your risk of dying from heart disease is 20 per cent lower.

NEWS HRT can triple breast cancer risk

August 24th 2016

If you’re suffering through the menopause, think twice before you turn to HRT (hormone replacement therapy): it really does increase your risk of breast cancer. Women who take it for a long time triple their risk, a major new study has discovered.

NEWS Nuts are natural anti-inflammatories

August 8th 2016 /

Eating nuts is good for us, as we all know—and now researchers have discovered just why. Nuts seem to reduce levels of inflammation, a problem that has been associated with a range of chronic health problems, from heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and some cancers.

NEWS Eating red meat takes years off your life—if you also smoke or get no exercise

August 3rd 2016 /

Eating processed and red meats could take years off your life—if you also smoke, drink too much, get no exercise or are overweight, a major new study has found. The risk disappears if you are a meat-eater who also has a healthy lifestyle.

Sign up for free today

Sign up now to get your FREE 17-point Plan to Great Health

Free membership gives you access to our latest news reports, use of our community area, forums, blogs, readers' health tips and our twice-weekly
e-news letter.

WDDTY Recommends

Latest Tweet

About

Since 1989, WDDTY has provided thousands of resources on how to beat asthma, arthritis, cancer, depression and many other chronic conditions.

Start by looking in our fully searchable database, active and friendly community forums and the latest health news.

Positive SSL Wildcard

Facebook Twitter

Most Popular Health Website of the Year 2014

© 2010 - 2016 WDDTY Publishing Ltd.
All Rights Reserved