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|11/16/2016 - Most of our health problems stem from simple deficiencies that go undetected, and the consensus of five studies is that bladder cancer is linked to low vitamin D levels. One of the basic necessities of life, sunlight, is key to the production of vitamin D within the skin. When vitamin D is produced,...
|8/15/2014 - Drugs. Guns. Human beings. And now -- fish bladder? That appears to be the new item being trafficked by Mexican crime cartels.
According to Fox News, Mexican drug cartels are becoming more deeply involved in the very lucrative, if slightly odd, business of trafficking the bladders of exotic fish...
|6/12/2014 12:02:33 PM - Food activist Vani Hari of foodbabe.com recently petitioned the largest beer brewers in America, MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch, asking the companies to disclose their full list of ingredients - including controversial additives that are often kept off of labels.
"They tell you the basic ingredients,...
|9/11/2013 - New cases of bladder cancer are slowly rising in the U.S., as the disease will be diagnosed in 75,000 new cases this year. Bladder cancer will kill 15,000 people this year, and the incidence is three times more prevalent in men than women. As with many forms of cancer, the disease is the result of poor...
|8/3/2013 - Over 200 million people (worldwide) suffer with some kind of bladder pain or control issues. Technically, not a disease, this often embarrassing health condition is associated with a sudden urge to urinate - that's difficult to control; an involuntary loss of urine; frequent urination - usually more...
|7/6/2013 - Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a chronic, idiopathic condition of the bladder that is characterized by pelvic pain and excessive urinary urgency and frequency. This condition is commonly referred to as painful bladder syndrome and often goes undiagnosed. Utilize natural strategies to beat interstitial...
|11/24/2012 - The vitamin D3 secret for preventing cancer is seeping into the mainstream media (MSM). But it's still a long way from getting the publicity that Koman for the Cure and their ilk promote as revenue producing, worthless cancer prevention measures.
You won't hear or read too many cancer clinics and...
|10/8/2012 - Certain bitter herbs are considered liver herbs because they stimulate, cleanse, and protect the liver and gall bladder. While Western palates are not fond of bitter tasting foods, they do stimulate and support digestion. German research shows that bitter tonic herbs stimulate bile and hydrochloric...
|9/29/2012 - Bladder Cranberry juice has been considered the go-to solution for any kind of bladder or urinary tract infection (UTI). Some consider this a wife's tale, others claim benefits.
A major reason for testing cranberry juice against UTIs is that bladder infections have a tendency to reoccur. The antibiotics...
|6/27/2012 - The latest, cutting edge treatment for overactive bladder is to kill it with botulinum toxin. Actually it is not so new, but the rage for using it for overactive bladder is growing. So if your bladder is acting up more than pleases you, then get even with it by poisoning your bladder with deadly toxins....
|6/8/2012 - Avandia, a defunct diabetes drug, has been blamed for tens of thousands of heart attacks and deaths. For their defense, Glaxo Smith Kline's researchers claim that Avandia isn't as bad for the heart when compared to the "other drug" (Actos) in studies. Isn't "as bad"? But they are both bad news. It's...
|1/5/2012 - Overactive bladder, also known as urinary incontinence, is one of the most common chronic conditions in the US. Lifestyle and dietary changes, as well as herbs and other supplements, can help end overactive bladder worries.
Lifestyle and dietary changes
1. Avoid sugars, artificial sweeteners and...
|4/7/2011 - The liver and the gall bladder don't get enough attention until it's too late. Poor health, bad digestion, and low energy are usually the products of toxic livers and clogged gall bladders. Then surgeons remove gall bladders or put patients in line for liver transplants. But the liver/gall bladder system...
|12/24/2010 - The FDA has begun investigations into whether the widely used diabetes drug pioglitazone (marketed as Actos) may increase the risk of bladder cancer.
Actos is already known to carry a risk of "serious side effects on the liver," writes Phyllis A. Balch in the book Prescription for Nutritional Healing,...
|11/16/2010 - Processed meats have once again been linked with an increased risk of cancer -- this time of the bladder -- in a study conducted by researchers from the National Cancer Institute and published in the journal Cancer.
Researchers examined the diets of 300,000 adults in eight U.S. states, and used...
|8/13/2010 - You may want to think twice about cooking that meat well-done, according to a new study out of the University of Texas. Researchers there have found that charring meat by frying, barbecuing or otherwise heavily cooking it can lead to the formation of cancer-causing chemicals in the meat.
|8/4/2010 - A recent study published in the journal Cancer links nitrate-containing cold cut meats to bladder cancer. According to the study, people who eat red meat cold cuts that contain nitrates or nitrites have a nearly 30 percent increased risk of developing bladder cancer.
"Nitrate and nitrite are precursors...
|4/29/2010 - No one wants cancer served up with their steak or hamburger. But that's just what you may be getting. As NaturalNews has previously reported, numerous studies have linked meat consumption with cancer (https://www.naturalnews.com/024966_inflammation_cancer_meat.html). Now comes evidence from scientists...
|12/8/2009 - In the latest example of all good things eventually coming to an end, smoking is on the increase in America, just one year after the smoking rate in America hit an all-time low. Worst of all, the increased smoking rate brings with it an even greater bladder cancer risk.
Looking back, the year 2008...
|5/8/2009 - There’s a reason “adult diapers” like Depends and costly prescription medications such as Ditropan and Detrol are multi-million dollar industries. According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC), bladder control problems afflict about 25 million Americans -- and the uncontrollable leaking...
|3/20/2009 - Frankincense oil has long been treasured for its soothing aroma. What's more, traditional healers have claimed for centuries that frankincense is a natural medicine that can treat a variety of conditions. Now research just published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine demonstrates...
|11/27/2008 - Smoking strongly increases a person's risk of developing bladder cancer - a risk that the majority of the population seems to be unaware of, according to a new analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
"The general public understands that cigarette...
|11/26/2008 - Eating raw cruciferous vegetables can reduce the risk of bladder cancer, according to studies conducted by researchers from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
The cruciferous vegetable family includes broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, arugula, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, daikon, garden cress,...
|7/18/2008 - Eating as little as three small servings of raw cruciferous vegetables per month, such as broccoli and cabbage, has been found to decrease the risk of developing bladder cancer by an astonishing 40 percent. This was discovered by researchers from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. The study...
|4/2/2008 - Broccoli is turning into a Super Food. In 1992, Johns Hopkins scientists found a new and highly concentrated source of sulforaphane, a compound they identified in broccoli that helps mobilize the body's natural cancer-fighting resources and reduces risk of developing cancer. It has long been know that...
|1/21/2008 - Green tea might be useful as an herbal remedy to treat or prevent inflammatory bladder disease, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in Anaheim, California, two...
|1/26/2007 - Drinking, or even immersing yourself in, chlorinated water may increase your risk of bladder cancer, says a new study.
The new study is the first to suggest that chlorine is harmful to humans when ingested or absorbed through the skin, according to study leader Cristina M. Villanueva of the Municipal...
|11/30/2006 - People who eat bacon at least five times a week are at a 59 percent increased risk of bladder cancer over those who never eat the food, say Harvard scientists.
The team researched data on nearly 136,000 people, who were followed for up to 22 years. During that time, 808 of the subjects developed...
|10/25/2006 - While consumers are inundated these days with advertisements touting the benefits of overactive bladder medicines - "Gotta Go Right Now" - the latest report from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs finds that the five prescription drugs used to treat the condition are only modestly effective and have side...
|9/29/2006 - The mineral selenium, when taken from daily dietary sources such as nuts, whole wheat and wheat pasta, can cut the risk of bladder cancer by up to 70 percent according to new research from Belgium.
The researchers and authors of the study, led by Eliane Kellen from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,...
|9/7/2006 - Losing a modest amount of weight through dietary changes and increased physical activity reduces the occurrence of urinary incontinence (UI) in women with prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not yet diabetic. This finding comes from a new study, published...
|6/29/2006 - St. John's Wort, an herbal supplement used for centuries, may be effective in relieving pain that occurs in hypersensitive bladder disorders such as interstitial cystitis (IC), according to animal model study results presented today at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.
|4/11/2006 - Bladder infections can be an inconvenient and painful experience, but you have the power to prevent infection just by making a few simple changes to your diet and daily routine. Even if you have suffered with bladder infections in the past, you can help prevent their recurrence by first increasing your...
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|5/22/2005 - A reader asks, "After having gall bladder surgery three weeks ago, I am having a lot of discomfort, bloating, nausea, and in general, not feeling well. My doctor says it will pass, but it seems to be getting worse. I am a 65-year-old woman. Do you have any advice?"
The first piece of advice I have...
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