Dos and Don’ts to Prevent Cancer
Do not overeat; obesity can cause a lot of risk to get cancer. It’s a major cause of cancers of the esophagus, colon and rectum, pancreas, breast, endometrium, and kidneys. Overeating can encourage tumor growth. Tumors entail a lot more energy to absorb nutrients and grow and divide faster than a normal, healthy cell. Control your diet. Eat sufficient and not more than what your body needs. Limit your alcohol intake; we need to be careful about how much alcohol we drink. Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol regularly increases your risk factor for many types of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, colon and rectum, and breast; and also causes cirrhosis, which raises the risk of liver cancer. The most significant cancer risk factor that we can reduce is smoking. Many though that smoking is only responsible for lung cancer but little did they know that it also causes many types of cancer.
Exercise can reduce you risk for many types of cancer. Being fit seems to have an anti-cancer effect in itself aside from helping you loose weight. A well-balanced diet is beneficial for countless reasons. Eating fruits and vegetables can protect against several cancers, they contain antioxidants, we should eat five serves of vegetables and two serves of fruit each day. Antioxidants help repair our damaged cells. Green, orange and yellow fruits and vegetables are your best bet to help prevent cancer. Studies also demonstrate that dark fruits, like blueberries and grapes, may also have anti-cancer properties.
Electronic Health Records
This was long before the technology of the WEB begins, when computers in physicians’ offices were used only for scheduling and billing patients and paper charts bulged out of huge filing cabinets. The intention was not just to improve the old system but a future that looked a lot like we were being promised throughout the economy as it sped into the Internet era. The aim is for the computers enabling improvements in the practice of medicine to make it safer, higher quality, more affordable and more efficient, all in for one same goal, to make the people healthier. “The impact of IT on health care over the past decade has so far been modest,” this is concluded by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology concluded in a recent report. The key words: so far. Investors and the industry would be wise not to underestimate what’s coming. It is nothing short of an explosion in innovation and creativity, facilitated by open systems and connectivity. Human health will be improved once records are open, connected, and more user-friendly, we can start to add intelligence to the network that will help doctors, nurses, care coordinators and patients all do a better job. Medical apps that dial into electronic health records at last are starting to be seen everywhere.