Tag Archives: Risk

Spicy ingredients in curry linked to lowering risk of cancer and heart disease

Brits have been tucking into curries for comfort during the pandemic. One survey showed orders for Indian takeaways doubled after Covid-19 hit. And the good news is that when chosen wisely, curry can be a hot tonic for your body. Experts say that spicy ingredients can help lower your risk of everything from cancer to… Read More »

Does working in daycare increase coronavirus risk? New study suggests no

Exposure to child care was not associated with a heightened risk of coronavirus infection for providers, according to what authors say is the largest study of its kind. Researchers from Yale University gathered data from over 57,000 child care providers in the U.S. amid the first several months in the pandemic to assess for an… Read More »

#25: Meditation Is Like a Controlled Burn That Lowers the Risk of Wildfires

On this episode, you’ll hear how our identity—who we think we are—can hold us back, and how meditation can help us move past our limiting ideas of our self. Please hit “subscribe” and rate the podcast. . . — Previously published on Meditationforthemasses.libsyn.com. — *** If you believe in the work we are doing here… Read More »

What is the Risk for Relapse After Stopping Antidepressants During Pregnancy?

For women taking antidepressants, how do we decide whether or not they should maintain their medication during pregnancy? Based on our previous research and clinical experiences, we know that many women who discontinue antidepressant therapy will relapse during pregnancy.  Our decision is typically guided by the severity of the woman’s illness.  If she has had… Read More »

Benzodiazepines and Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy

This is another situation where the headlines don’t really tell us the full story:  Benzodiazepine Use Linked to Risk for Ectopic Pregnancy. (But at least it prompted me to read the original article in its entirety.)     According to a recent study, risk for ectopic pregnancy may be elevated among women taking benzodiazepines before conception.  Using… Read More »

Scientists uncover immune cells that may lower airway allergy and asthma risk

The world is full of house dust mites. Do some cleaning, and you’ll probably stir some up. While everyone has immune cells capable of reacting to common allergens like house dust mites, most of us have no allergic symptoms. Still, many people do react with the typical allergic symptoms: sneezing, a runny nose, and itchy,… Read More »

These 4 diet and lifestyle changes can lower your cancer risk by almost 20% – MarketWatch

Bad news, booze and beef lovers. The American Cancer Society has updated its diet and physical activity recommendations to help prevent cancer — and the new guidelines released on Tuesday discourage consuming red meat, processed food, sugar-sweetened drinks — and all alcohol. The combination of these risk factors (as well as being physically inactive) accounted… Read More »