Sep 16, 2019
Aug 26, 2019Austin Breast Imaging in Austin, Texas wants to help you be more aware of the benefits of food and health. No single food or diet can prevent or cause breast cancer, but dietary choices can make a difference to our risk of developing breast cancer or our overall well-being while living with the condition.
Aug 14, 2019
After graduating from Auburn University, Dr. Plaxco attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences receiving her DO degree in 2004. She completed a Transitional Internship at the University of Texas at Austin (Brackenridge Hospital) in 2005 and Diagnostic Radiology Residency training at the University of Kentucky in 2009. Dr. Plaxco became board certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology in June 2009. After five fulfilling years in private practice as a general diagnostic radiologist, Dr.
Jul 17, 2019
Three peaches a day may prevent breast cancer…wow! What an accessible and delicious measure to incorporate into your breast health. Food science researcher Giuliana Noratto at Washington State University, in concert with colleagues at Texas A & M, found that compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread. These compounds are called polyphenols and they exist in other “stone fruits” but are of particularly high concentration in peaches. These compounds act as antioxidants and can protect DNA against damage that can produce cancer. Noratto et al. published
Jun 08, 2018
Herbs and spices are fun, bamboozling things. But, one spice certainly ranks supreme…turmeric! Turmeric is a magnificent spice that has powerful medicinal properties. It is an ancient spice whose natural healing powers have been observed and utilized by tribal healers for thousands of years. The spice is the ground powder from the rhizome of the turmeric plant, which is closely related to ginger (another awesome, healing spice!). Turmeric contains curcumin, a substance with serious anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin is one of the most intensely studied natural antioxidants in history. Recent medical literature over the past several decades abounds