Tag: disease

Drug For Breast Cancer May Increases Risk of Heart Disease in Old Women

The cancer of the breast drug Herceptin increases the chance of heart disease in seniors patients, especially individuals with past cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes, new research states. Scientists examined the medical records of 45 women, age range 70 to 92, who have been given Herceptin (trastuzumab) since 2005 and located that 12 (26.7 percent) of these developed heart disease triggered… Read more →

Lower Your Risk For Breast Cancer & Heart Disease

Many postmenopausal women are looking for alternatives to hormone therapy, especially in light of the recent Women’s Health Initiative research findings concerning the risks of combined estrogen and progestin therapy. Of particular interest are phytoestrogens, which have been gaining popularity due to their “natural” status, alleged health claims, and availability in a wide range of foods and supplements. What are… Read more →

Asthma is a Disease Becoming More Prevalent

Asthma is a disease that affects the bronchi. Bronchi are branches of the trachea leading to pulmonary alveoli air. In asthma, bronchial tubes that narrow air circulation arise difficulties inboth inspiration and expiration as well. Asthmatics complain of attacks of suffocation (dyspnea) often associated with an irritating cough, which very rarely may be the only symptom of asthma. Breathing is… Read more →