Cancer

5 potential health benefits of eating Okra

By |August 1st, 2016|

What is Okra?  I personally have never heard of it prior to trying them fried to a crisp with a light batter like zucchini … but Okra is a warm-season vegetable popular in the southern United States, parts […]

The first bacteria resistant to last resort antibiotic

By |June 10th, 2016|

A Pennsylvania patient suffering from urinary tract infection caused by the bacterial species known as Escherichia Coli was given antibiotics that had no effect in eliminating the bacterias.

The reason for this is a gene in the bacteria that […]

Immunotherapy breakthrough for cancer treatment 

By |May 2nd, 2016|

Importance
In the past few years, using the body’s own immune system to fight cancer cells, so called immunotherapy treatments has been on major focus and has made many headlines.  The challenge is to find and target certain molecules […]

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10 awesome and amazing health benefits from eating Avocados

By |April 13th, 2016|

Avocados are AWESOME.

Avocados are AMAZING.

Even if you’re not into guacamole as I am, there are still a million-and-one ways to slice ‘n’ dice an avocado into some other form to incorporate into a meal or eat solely as […]

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5 reasons sugar is a direct cause of cancer

By |April 8th, 2016|

Cancer is a terrible and alarming epidemic.  One of two males will contract cancer in their lifetimes; one out of three women as well.  Yet despite the “efforts” of the American Cancer Society (ACS), National Cancer Institute (NCI) […]

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Elephants have a very low incidence of cancer … but WHY?

By |April 4th, 2016|

Cancer is the second leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. Finding reasons to the reason behind it is of major importance.
Aim
To assess why elephants rarely get cancer.
Results
Researchers analyzed African and Asian elephant genomes for potential mechanisms of […]

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Avoid potentially harmful artificial sweeteners such as Splenda

By |March 31st, 2016|

It’s earned a reputation for being somehow safer than other artificial sweeteners like aspartame, which is why PepsiCo ditched aspartame in its Diet Pepsi in 2015 and replaced it with Splenda.

Splenda became one of the top-selling artificial sweeteners […]

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Do NOT ignore these 10 cancer symptoms

By |March 16th, 2016|

The “C” word is definitely one which most of us would like nothing to do with.  Cancer is a very serious and threatening word, and as much as we are familiar with how this disease acts in people, […]

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Aspartame – one of the deadliest substances in today’s diet

By |March 7th, 2016|

When it comes to artificial ANYTHING, buyer beware.  Additives such as NutraSweet, Equal, Splenda may sound innocent an innocuous, but the truth is that many, if not ALL of these types of artificial ingredients are basically chemical concoctions that have […]

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Could vitamin D deficiency increase the risk of leukemia?

By |January 21st, 2016|

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. The exact cause is not known although genetic and environmental factors play a role.
Aim
To assess whether there is a relation between leukemia and vitamin D levels.
Results/Conclusion

Individuals living in countries away […]