What do I need to know about genetics and breast cancer?

What role do genes play in breast cancer? Knowing your family history helps you understand your risk for breast cancer. Every living being has a genetic code, a combination of their parents’ genes, which makes them unique. Mutations (changes) in certain genes can make it more likely … Continue reading

Hearing Loss Associated With Other Health Issues

Much research has taken place recently to look at the relationship between hearing loss and other health issues. Studies have linked hearing loss with Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Cognitive Decline and Dementia, Depression, Diabetes and Falling. A 2011 study found an association between Cardiovascular … Continue reading