Fire With Fire | Ross Kauffman from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo. Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of an six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations.
by Elizabeth Renter An estimated 12.5 million people had some form of cancer in 2009, according to the American Cancer Society. Another 25.8 million have diabetes. These two preventable diseases are responsible for millions of deaths worldwide each year. In the constant battle to stay healthy, many of us know that too much sugar in the blood can lead to [...]
by Elizabeth Renter The health benefits of cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cabbage are near countless. Many of these vegetables are able to prevent obesity, protect against heart disease, and even prevent cancer. In one recent study, researchers with Baylor College of Medicine have found a compound from these valuable veggies can actually kill cancer cells. According to a press [...]
In a new study, a team of scientists have shown that a single antibody shrinks variety of human tumors transplanted into mice, finding that anti-CD47 antibodies can dramatically inhibit the growth of human solid tumors by blocking the ability of CD47 to transmit the ‘don’t-eat-me’ signal to macrophages.
by Susan Patterson, Patients with colorectal cancer may benefit from the cancer-growth-inhibiting power of grape seed extract. Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center report that the more aggressive the cancer cells are, the more effective the grape extract works at targeting and stopping the growth. Grape seed extract is amazing in that it [...]
Jack is a fifteen year old freshman in high school. He developed a paper sensor that could detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in five minutes for as little as 3 cents. He conducted his research at John Hopkins University. This research could change the face of cancer and promote early detection. He has been [...]
Mike Barrett, There are many fruit that most people simply don’t know about, and guyabano, also known as soursop, is just one of them. While the fruit is not as well known as others and is less researched, guyabano health benefits are still worthy of note. If you want to expand your mind with knowledge [...]
by Erin Schumacher, Today more and more individuals are diagnosed with some type of cancer. But aren’t we all programmed to think: “This could never happen to me.” And yet it does. Yes, it can happen to you. And between you, your partner and you best friend, one of you may get it. So what exactly is going [...]
Annalee Newitz Celebrated geneticist James Watson, one of several researchers who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of DNA, has just published what can only be called a cancer manifesto in Open Biology. It’s full of fairly harsh criticisms for current cancer researchers, but also suggests several ways forward in the “war on cancer.” Among [...]
by Elizabeth Renter, Turmeric, it gives curries their smoky, pungent taste and gorgeous yellow hue. But this root is far more than just tasty—it’s one of the most valuable plant-based medicines in existence. Research has connected turmeric to a variety of wonderful benefits, including and especially the promotion of liver health. The Role of Turmeric [...]
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by: S. D. Wells (NaturalNews) If I sprayed your salad with some “RAID” roach killer right now, just a little bit right on the lettuce and maybe a little more on the tomatoes, would you still eat it all, and just assume your body will simply filter out those “small amounts” [...]
9 October 2012 By Elinor Hughes A cancer treatment that uses titanium dioxide nanoparticles to kill tumour cells has been given a sound revamping by researchers in Japan. The new strategy improves the stability of the nanoparticles and the treatment may be able to penetrate more deeply into human tissues than ever before, targeting problematic [...]
28 September 2012 Ageing Australian city-dwellers are more likely to suffer from non-infectious chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, arthritis, cancer and asthma than their rural counterparts, according to new research from the University of Sydney. The research, conducted by academics from the University’s Faculty of Health Sciences and published in this month’s edition [...]
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH WEDNESDAY, 05 SEPTEMBER 2012 A*STAR scientists have identified a biomarker of the most lethal form of brain tumours in adults – glioblastoma multiforme. The scientists found that by targeting this biomarker and depleting it with a potential drug, they were able to prevent the progression and relapse of the [...]