Thema micronutrients

It goes both ways: The multi-directional relationships between selenium levels and breast cancer.

It goes both ways: The multi-directional relationships between selenium levels and breast cancer.

Common knowledge be damned. Despite a healthy lifestyle, regular cancer screening exams, efforts to balance work, family and self-realization comes the diagnosis: breast cancer. Mammograms, biopsies, more blood tests to inform the therapeutic strategy. Then, the prognosis. Many factors affect the expected outcome of cancer therapy. These include age, tumor size, tumor stage, lymph node involvement, overweight among many others.

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Pandemic proportions with a complexity of multiple risks and indicators

Pandemic proportions with a complexity of multiple risks and indicators

No other co-condition is such a compounder and confounder of morbidity and mortality for every and any incurrent disease. Its inherent risk runs the entire gamut from cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, inflammatory bowel disease, clinical depression, infections and now even to COVID-19. The likelihood of a worse outcome is elevated exponentially by this condition. Did you say “smoking”? No, it’s the epidemic of obesity that has rapidly spread around the globe in the past decades.

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