Learn how Fruit and Vegetables Affect Cancer Video

Learn how eating five servings of fruit and vegetables affects breast cancer in a good way but eating more servings may not be necessary in this medical report.
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Susan Sharma: This is insidermedicinein60 from San Diego. While eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables is good for breast cancer survivors, eating more servings may not be necessary. A study, following more than 3000 survivors for over 7 years, showed the additional fruit and vegetable ingestion did not lower the risk for cancer recurrence. From Baltimore, those with sleep apnea or sudden episodes of stopping breathing while sleeping- may be able to lose the mask. Researchers have shown that warm air delivered though nasal prongs may be an option instead of a mask, which is difficult to wear. From Atlanta, Andrew Speaker the young lawyer who recently was downgraded from having XDR-TB to MDR-TB has had a part of his lung removed. The TB was localized to the right upper lobe, and his surgeons believed that resection was his best option for a cure. And finally from LA, curry may be good for Alzheimer's disease. Researchers have shown that an active ingredient in turmeric a spice found in many curries improved the function of white blood cells that help remove amyloidal which accumulates in patients with Alzheimer's. For Insidermedicinein60, I'm Dr. Susan Sharma.

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