From eNewsletter 10/30/2019
DID YOU KNOW that a study in the September issue of Autoimmune Reviews has confirmed the efficacy of food intolerance testing, which we have used for over two decades?
According to the researchers, "Food intolerance test is a very important tool in patients with autoimmune disease, and should be performed in each patient to tailor an individual diet program, which if properly followed, could relieve symptoms and probably stop or slow the the progression of the autoimmune disease."
EXERCISE IS CANCER MEDICINE
Steve and Bonnie: According to a call-to-action report from a global coalition of 40 leaders from 17 organizations, spearheaded by the American College of Sports Medicine, current oncology practice is "failing those diagnosed with cancer" with regard to prescribing exercise. "A drug with similar benefit would likely be prescribed broadly," write the authors.
Exercise prescriptions should now be standard of care for all appropriate oncology patients and physical activity should become a vital sign, similar to blood pressure.
The majority of people living with and beyond cancer are not regularly physically active, the new report states in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. There are 44 million cancer survivors worldwide and 18.1 million new diagnoses each year. One third to two thirds of people living with or beyond cancer are completely inactive. Yet there is more evidence in the area of exercise oncology than for heart disease to become standard of care.
The new recommendations represent the first global call to action on exercise in cancer.
Steve: Sometimes you have to just geek out on medical technology. What they're doing with wound care is pretty amazing...This article is reserved for NCI Well Connect Members. You can get this article by signing up here. You can get our free eNewsletter by signing up at the top of our website.