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Melanie R. Rutkowski, PhD, of UVA Cancer Center and the University of Virginia School of Medicine, studies how gut health affects breast cancer and its spread.

Poor gut health may cause breast cancer to spread

Poor gut health may play a role in spreading breast cancer to other parts of the body, says new research
Woman sleeping on bed | Obstructive sleep apnoea concept

Obstructive sleep apnoea shoots up multiple health risks including cancer: New study

Obstructive sleep apnoea increases risk of cancer, slows down mental processing powers and pushes up risk of blood clots, finds new study
senior woman meditation

Suffering from urinary incontinence? Try mindfulness

When used in conjunction with other treatments, mindfulness and meditation can help reduce incontinence incidents over time
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Parkinson’s and caregivers: a daughter-in-law speaks

A daughter-in-law talks about being the caregiver for her mother-in-law ailing from Parkinson's disease
Young woman on bed holding her back due to back pain

Coping with Back Pain

Almost everyone has suffered from back pain at some point in their life; let us understand what causes back pain and how to cope with it
Happy middle aged woman knitting | Concept for Living with Parkinson's Disease

Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Though initially reluctant to draw attention to my diagnosis, living with Parkinson’s Disease has changed my life for the better
Man suffering from vitiligo, one of the common autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune Diseases: A primer

We suffer from autoimmune diseases when our immune system attacks our own body cells believing it be foreign. Let's delve deeper...
Senior man siffering from Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding and dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

While there is no definite way to prevent Alzheimer's Disease, here are a few precautions you can take to minimise the risk
Women suffering from painful UTI

Treating and preventing UTI in women

A urinary tract infection is a highly painful condition and requires plenty of care and patience
Illustration to depict protection from monsoon diseases

Protect yourself from these monsoon diseases

Resisting the temptation to eat street food and using common sense will go a long way in keeping you disease-free during the wet months