• Breast Cancer Women Diet Fat
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    Diet and Breast Cancer Breast cancer is an unforgivable disease. It attacks a highly visible and sensitive organ. An organ that is closely associated with femininity and nurturing. When this disease strikes a breast, the risk is very great that it will strike again, either in the same breast, or at other sites such as bones or lungs. Once the disease has recurred, the only available treatments are drugs and radiation. An estimated 207, 000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year (Lo...
  • Menopause Heart Disease
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    ... an operate silently for decades. Some osteoporosis fractures may escape detection until years later. Patients may not thus be aware of their osteoporosis until suffering a painful fracture. The symptoms are then related to the location of the fractures. Heart disease Heart disease is the number one killer of women after menopause. One out of two postmenopausal women will develop heart disease, and one out of three will die from it. Although the onset of heart disease in women lags behind th...
  • Osteoporosis Calcium Type Risk
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    Special Assignment Nutrition Define Type 1 and Type 2 osteoporosis, and explain habits that increase a person's risk of developing osteoporosis. Type 1 osteoporosis is characterized as post menopausal. Women who are approaching the age of menopause should seriously consider consulting a physician to prepare for the changes her body is about to go through. As estrogen levels taper off, the kidneys start to draw calcium the body needs for normal maintenance of the skeletal frame from the bones, wh...
  • Hormonal Replacement Women Estrogen Menopause
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    THE PRO'S AND CON'S OF HORMONAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY The Pro's and Con's of Hormonal Replacement Therapy LaSalle University In this paper I will be focusing on the positive and negative aspects of hormonal replacement therapy. To understand replacement therapy we first need to look at what occurs in a women's body during menopause. As a woman is my 40's like so many others, I will be in need of this information in the not so distant future, and as such this topic serves a considerable purpose. Aw...
  • Osteoporosis Bone Estrogen Fractures
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    Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a health ailment which causes bones to become so porous that they can break easily. Osteoporosis literally means 'porous bones'. The bones in our skeleton are made of a thick outer shell and a strong inner mesh filled with collagen [protein], calcium salts and other minerals. The inside looks like honeycomb, with blood vessels and bone marrow in the spaces between bone. Osteoporosis occurs when the holes between bone become bigger, making it fragile and liable to bre...
  • Nutrition And Bone Growth
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    Nutrition and Bone Growth: Anatomy Lab Sec. 3 For years soy has been looked at as a breast cancer and heart disease preventer, bone protecter, a lesson er of menopause symptoms and many others. Recent studies now show that we ve been loading up on soy with no real clear evidence of findings that soy does all these things. Neither a group of breast-cancer survivors nor post-menopausal women who took a soy supplement experienced any relief. To make matters worse, soy s role in helping to prevent b...
  • Osteoporosis Amino Acids
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    The topic I have chosen is Osteoporosis and how it is related to a deficiency of calcium. Throughout my human nutrition course the importance for proper nutrition and adequate dietary supplements has been constantly emphasized. Nutrition is the science that deals with food and how the body utilizes it. All living things need food to live. Food supplies energy, which people need to perform certain actions and bodily functions. Food also provides substances that the body needs to build and repair ...
  • Osteomalacia Hip Fracture
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    Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology Susan Ott, M. D. UW Online CME Objectives Introduction Basic Bone Physiology What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis in Males Risk Factors for Osteoporosis Clinical Features of Osteoporosis Diagnosis of Osteoporosis Measuring Bone Density Indications T and Z Scores WHO Definitions Predicting Fracture Risk Reproducibility BAD Standardizing Results Markers of Bone Cell Activity Prevention of Osteoporosis Treatment of Osteoporosis Calcium Vitamin D Estrogen Seems Bisphos...
  • Breast Cancer Cells Therapy Treatment
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    Progress in the treatment of breast cancer has been painfully slow. Treatment changes can occur after physicians and their patients have been convinced that a new treatment is equal or superior to another already in use. Treatment of breast cancer depends on a woman's age and health as well as the type, extent, and location of the tumor, and if the cancer has remained in the breast or has spread to other parts of the body. Treatment may include surgery, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, radiation o...
  • Alzheimers Disease October 2000
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    Alois Alzheimers Disease ALZHEIMER? S DISEASE Alois Alzheimer was the first man to discover Alzheimer? s disease. Before this discovery, the illness was classified as insanity. There is now a more sensitive understanding of this disease. Alzheimer? s is a disease that slowly, but surely, causes one to lose his memory. Symptoms are simple like one not being able to remember where he placed his keys. Slowly he begins to forget names and telephone numbers until eventually most of his memory is gone...
  • Alzheimer's Disease Estrogen Fact Money
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    PsychologyAlzheimer's Disease Colin Tenne bar Psychology 10: 00 Dr. Jennifer Griffin First off, I'd like to apologize for using Alzheimer's disease as my Internet article because you used it in the syllabus as your example. This topic is very important to me because I watched my grandmother rot in bed for eight years due to this disease. The Internet article (s) I have dealt with the latest treatments and helps of prevention for this incurable disease. The first article I have deals with estroge...