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June, 2014

  • 17 June

    Sitting Down, Cancer Risk Up

      Needed more convincing that a sedentary lifestyle is harmful for your health? Researchers from the University of Regensburg’s Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in Germany have discovered a connection between sitting down for long periods of time and certain forms of cancer. This information was gathered from 43 …

December, 2013

  • 24 December

    Skin Cancer Cure is a Reality

    Described as having “spectacular effects” on people with serious forms of melanoma (skin cancer), scientists are calling this cure for cancer “very exciting.” So far, one in six patients who is a victim of skin cancer is already being cured by new drugs and new combinations are being developed to …

April, 2013

  • 25 April

    Cancer Killing Diet

    Cancer. Now aside from cancer being the best zodiac sign o them all, it also has a pretty bad connotation. So bad, that the word alone is enough to strike fear in us all. This mysterious disease has taken the life o so many, and despite the million spent on research, …

November, 2012

  • 27 November

    Controversy erupts over 7 year-old cancer patient’s use of marijuana

    A seven year-old Oregon girl made headlines this week as the story of her parents giving her marijuana to help ease her suffering from leukemia went viral and now doctors are weighing on whether 7 is just too young for medicinal marijuana. Dr. Caroline Hastings, from the Oakland Children’s Hospital, …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    Study finds lower quality of life for cancer survivors

    According to the latest study cancer survivors are more likely to report poorer physical and mental well-being, even if they have beaten their disease, compared to those who have never suffered from cancer. The study’s authors found that 24.5% of  survivors surveyed reported a low physical quality of life and …

August, 2012

  • 7 August

    Grapefruit Juice and Drug Interaction Risk: Is it Ever a Good Thing?

    If you’ve ever looked closely at the prescribing information your receive at the pharmacy, chances are you have seen at least one mention of avoiding grapefruit juice will taking your meds. Ever wonder why? Apparently grapefruit juice is able to block a specific enzyme on the intestine walls which can actually make …