A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University, Molecular Theranostics and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in the USA have discovered a process that allows the use of MRI to detect aggressive, metastatic tumours early in prostate cancer patients.
While their study, published in the journal Biconjugate Chemistry, was done on mice models, the researchers consider this a breakthrough stu... ››› more
You're carrying some extra weight around and it's obvious that it can take a toll on your self-esteem, make you feel slow and sluggish, and raise your risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease...
But now, researchers have suggested that there's a strong link between extra weight and cancer, too - a number of different types of cancer, in fact! While it's true that most cases of cancer occur due... ››› more
You know that broccoli is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It's a great source of dietary fibre, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), potassium and copper.
But what about other vegetables in the cruciferous family? There's one in particular that we often overlook - cauliflower.
Like broccoli, ca... ››› more
The most important strategy that you can use to cut your risk of cancer is without a doubt an anti-cancer diet.
While supplements and vitamins are a great way to get a healthy dose of cancer-fighting nutrients, whole foods are even better! Here are five everyday foods that can help block tumours.
Five whole foods that help fight cancer
Grains such as cereal, pasta, flour a... ››› more
Bloating, headaches, mood swings, irregular periods, low sex drive and tender, swollen breasts... these are all common signs that your hormones are too high.
While most women will brush off these symptoms as “nothing”, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism warns that having high levels of the hormones testosterone and oestrogen in mid-life may increase ... ››› more
As you may already know, ginger is numero uno when it comes to curing common cold and cough.
But now, a new study by researchers at Georgia State University in the US has suggested that it can defeat cancer too!
Astoundingly, the study also found that ginger can even be MORE EFFECTIVE than other cancer drugs at shrinking tumours!
Read on for the full story on how you can use ginger to tr... ››› more
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women and affects one in 35 women in South Africa. If a member of your family has had breast cancer, your chances increase.
But besides self-testing, is there anything else you can do to help prevent breast cancer?
Turns out, there are six foods you can eat to help prevent breast cancer, let's take a look…
Help prevent breast cancer b... ››› more
If you're out of breath, wheezing and coughing you might think your asthma or summer allergies are flaring up again. Or maybe you think it's summer flu.
I'll bet CANCER never crossed your mind.
But it should.
Because for the unlucky few, that's exactly what it is.
You see, there's a specific type of cancer (no, it's not lung cancer) that causes these exact symptoms. And, unless you ... ››› more
The debate has been going on for years, with some research showing that cellphones do cause brain cancer while other research casting doubt on this highly contentious issue.
It seems the key ingredient to prove that cellphones can cause brain tumours was TIME! Here's what you should know…
Don’t talk your way to brain cancer!
Recently, a team of Swedish researchers found that cellphon... ››› more
Men, if you've been tossing and turning you'd best find something that'll curb your insomnia - because poor sleep can double your risk of prostate cancer, according to new research out of Iceland.
The study of 2,102 men showed the greater your sleeping problems, the higher your risk of this disease.
Men with sleep disorders have a higher risk of prostate cancer
Men with sleep diso... ››› more
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