Eat Away Metabolic Syndrome
Food can be the source of metabolic problems or the solution. The most important thing to know is that diets high in refined, starchy, or sugary foods, and drinks with added sugars such as sodas, promote high fast¬ing blood sugar and lead to insulin resistance, weight gain, and an increased risk of metabolic syndrome.
Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
Doctors often recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive. But a new, long-term European study says this strategy, called "active surveillance," has a major flaw -- if men don't come back for regular checkups, doctors won't be able to tell if their prostate cancer becomes life-threatening.