Archive for the ‘Cancer’ Category

Sunlight Damages Skin Long After Exposure – Increasing The Risk of Skin Cancer

Scientists at Yale University have stated that exposure to sunlight continues to damage skin and increase the risk of skin cancer long after exposure has stopped.

Do We Already Produce a Cure for Cancer?

Research from Concordia has stated that a potential cure for cancer may already be present in the human body. A report published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences has stated that lithocholic acid, a bile acid, is effective at killing cancer cells.

New Treatment for Prostate Cancer May Be More Effective

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have reported that a new type of treatment may be far more effective than current methods using current taxane family drugs. Prostate cancer is currently the second most common form of cancer amongst men in the United States. In the UK, over 40,000 new cases are identified each year so [...]

Clinical Trials Begin for Lung Cancer Breath Test

Medical researchers will begin testing a revolutionary device known as LuCID (Lung Cancer Indicator Detection) in the hopes that it will bring about a new, non-invasive method for detecting lung cancer. Currently, lung cancers such as mesothelioma or small-cell lung carcinoma are amongst the most common cancers due to behavioural and environmental factors (e.g. smoking, [...]

Eating Cabbage Can Aid in Prostate Cancer Survival

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health published an epidemiological study where they found that men with prostate cancer can improve their survival chances by eating cabbage every day. The research suggests that eating cabbage regularly can significantly decrease at which the disease develops.

Oregano Has The Potential To Kill Prostate Cancer Cells

Researchers at the Long Island University have found that a naturally occurring compound found in oregano can kill prostate cancer cells. Prostate Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer found in men and is fatal more times than not.

Experts Claim That Over Half of Cancer Are Preventable Today

Researchers at the Siteman Cancer Center in St Louis and Washington University, have made the claim that over half of cancer are preventable in this day and age. The researchers claim that society has the knowledge and means to avoid more than half of the cancers that afflict us. The research was printed in Science [...]

Low LDL Linked With Increased Cancer Risk

Researchers at the American College of Cardiology have determined that people with naturally low LDL (no use of statins or other drugs) may develop cancer later in life. The data shows that the low levels of LDL predate the formation of cancers by decades, meaning this may also be useful as a diagnostic tool for [...]

Some Anti Oxidants Can Damage DNA – Resveratrol, Genistein and Baicalein

Anti Oxidants have been popular for the last few years; the Acai Berry craze, goji berries, resveratrol etc. However, researchers at the National Institute of Health have discovered that some anti-oxidants can cause DNA damage but may also be able to treat cancer. Previously, it was believed that high levels of anti oxidants were beneficial for [...]

Fish Oils Contain Possible Cure For Leukemia

Research conducted at Penn State University has discovered that a compound found in fish oils appears to target leukemia stem cells. The claim is that this compound could be used to formulate a cure for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and possibly others.