Gut Bacteria And Heart Disease…What Is The Connection?

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women in the United States. Risk factors include diet, smoking, exercise level, stress, caffeine, alcohol intake and genetics. Often heart disease could be prevented if we make a lifestyle change and decrease our risk factors. New research shows that there is a connection between the […]

What is ctDNA And Can It Predict Breast Cancer?

Last August a study was published online sharing the news that a blood test may be able to predict breast cancer recurrence eight months earlier than conventional methods. The study was conducted in 55 women with breast cancer. Of the 19% who had ctDNA, or circulating tumor DNA, in their blood samples, 89% relapsed. These […]

Women and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know Now

February is American Heart Month, and only 1 in 5 women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health risk. Heart disease can creep up on women who are typically so busy taking care of everyone else, they forget about themselves. Heart disease kills more women than all types of cancer combined. It’s not […]

sWhat Is The Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer has many well known risk factors such as family history, genetics, diet, exercise level, smoking, treatment from other cancers including radiation therapy to the chest, age and just being a woman puts you at greater risk. But gum disease? A recent study shows that the chronic inflammation and bacteria caused by gum disease […]