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What We're Reading

This page is updated regularly with interesting articles that we've been reading on the subjects of cancer and, more importantly, disease prevention. We hope that you come back regularly to see what is new.

Exercise & Activity
The Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Maybe Nothing at All But these efforts obviously have focused on sports performance. Far less has been known about how meal timing and exercise might affect general health. So for the new study, which was published this month in The American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers from the University of Bath in England decided to home in on relatively average people and their fat cells.
Diet & Nutrition
"Eat Less, Move More" is a RESULT, Not a Method.  Not only is this common adage laughingly simplistic and misguided, but it is ill-conceived. "Eat less, move more" should never be recommended as a method for weig ht loss, but rather, recognized as the result of a well executed lifestyle change.
The Brain's Connections Shrink During Sleep This mass downscaling stops neurons from becoming saturated-which may be one of the reasons why sleep exists at all.
Why Jet Lag Is Worse than You Think A new study shows that baseball teams traveling from west to east give up more home runs, and the authors say that jet lag is to blame.
How to be wiser What is wisdom? And can you learn it?
Prostate Cancer
Liquid biopsy: Clues on prostate cancer drug resistance © 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science. All rights Reserved. AAAS is a partner of HINARI, AGORA OARE, PatientInform, CHORUS, CLOCKSS, CrossRef and COUNTER. Science Translational Medicine ISSN 1946-6242.
Breast Cancer
Cancers associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations other than breast and ovarian Previous studies have reported additional cancers associated with BRCA mutations; however, the type, magnitude of risk, and sex differences remain to be clarified. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...
Cancer - General
What doctor? Why AI and robotics will define New Health Healthcare is changing. So the way we think about it has to change too. The world is on the verge of new breakthroughs and new possibilities. Healthcare doesn't stand still, and neither do patients. Their expectations change. They...