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Using Alternative Cancer Treatment Reduces Your Survival Chances

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

People who’ve treatable cancer and use complementary alternative medicine sometimes refuse to use conventional cancer treatments. According a new report, these patients are harming their survival chances. Many cancer patients use complementary medicines such as homeopathy, herbs and vitamins so that they can better manage the unwanted effects conventional cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy. […]

Does Coffee Increase Your Risk of Developing Cancer

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

While many people can’t imagine going through a day without having a few cups of coffee, especially the first cup immediately after waking up, many people abstain from coffee thinking it might cause cancer. On the other hand, many others believe that coffee is a healthful drink when consumed in moderation and might even offer […]

Cannabidiol Might Improve Survival Rates for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Monday, July 30th, 2018

While not a very common type of cancer, pancreatic cancer, unfortunately, has one of worst survival rates, with only 8.5 percent of patients surviving for 5 years after their diagnoses. New research done on mice hints an unlikely compound might lead to better treatment for pancreatic cancer. The name of this compound is cannabidiol, one […]

Having Your Dinner Early Might Lower Cancer Risk

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

A lot of research has been done on how our diet affects our risk of developing cancer. For instance, a diet rich in vegetables is linked to lower cancer risk. On the other hand, eating red meat regularly is said to increase cancer risk. But does the timing of our meals affect our cancer risk? […]

Major Study Confirms Diabetes Increases Cancer Risk

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

More than one study in the past has linked diabetes to increased cancer risk. However, none of these studies confirmed this link. Now one major study does exactly that. It concludes your risk of developing cancer is greater when you develop diabetes. For this research, the experts collected data of 47 studies from different parts […]

Cannabinoid Derived From Omega-3 Might Help Stop Cancer

Monday, July 16th, 2018

We have an inbuilt, pain-killing mechanism, called endocannabinoid system. This pain-reducing system takes its name after cannabis plant because it works in the same manner as cannabis does to lower pain. However, unlike cannabis, endocannabinoid doesn’t cause any psychotropic effects. However, the effects of the inbuilt, pain-reducing system is not limited to just relieving pain […]

Research Shows How Resveratrol Might Stave Off Cancer

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Resveratrol—a bioactive compound present in red wine, grapes, blueberries, cranberries, and peanuts, among others—is said to offer many health benefits. Some studies have suggested that it might be effective against cancer. Now, latest research shows how resveratrol stops a particular mutated protein, which plays a key role in many cancer tumors, from aggregating. In recent […]

Low levels of Vitamin D Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

It has come to light that low vitamin D levels might increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer. Conversely, people with higher than recommended levels of this vitamin are likely to be at less risk. The primary source of vitamin D is, of course, sunlight. We also get this vitamin […]

Total Diet & Eating in Moderation Reduce Death Risk Among Cancer Survivors

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

According to a new study, cancer survivors who follow a diverse diet and eat everything in moderation live longer than those who don’t. The researchers noted that following a total-diet approach and consuming different foods in moderation was linked to 65 percent lower death risk among cancer survivors. In recent years, several studies have shown […]

Antifungal Drug Eliminates Inactive & Treatment-Resistant Colorectal Cancer Cells

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Hundreds of thousand people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer. It is estimated that this year more than 140,000 individuals in the U.S. will be diagnosed with this cancer. There are several treatments available for colorectal cancer; however, these treatments typically fail to eliminate some cancer cells. Now a new study has identified […]

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