Scientists discover chemical compound that can help fight pancreatic cancer

Scientists have found a chemical compound that can help the immune system fight pancreatic cancer. A recent study by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) in St. Louis and Rush University in Chicago promises new hope for people who are fighting this deadly disease.Pancreatic cancer is one of the most challenging cancers to treat. Traditional treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy provide little … Continue reading Scientists discover chemical compound that can help fight pancreatic cancer

The in vitro anti-cancer activities of Ocimum sanctum leaf extracts (holy basil)

In this study, a researcher at Government Degree College, Khairatabad in India investigated the anti-cancer activity of plant suspension cultures of Ocimum sanctum (holy basil) against lung cancer. Key findings were published in the International Journal of Green Pharmacy. Ethanol, acetone and aqueous leaf extracts of O. sanctum were used to treat human lung cancer (A549) cells. Their in vitro anti-cancer activity was evaluated … Continue reading The in vitro anti-cancer activities of Ocimum sanctum leaf extracts (holy basil)

Can this summer lawn weed help protect you from cervical cancer? Researchers say YES

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is a common garden weed that’s consumed as a vegetable because of its high nutrient content. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), purslane is used to remove toxic heat and substances from the body. It is also used to treat dysentery, eczema, hemorrhoidal bleeding and abnormal uterine bleeding. In a recent study, researchers at Heilongjiang August First Land … Continue reading Can this summer lawn weed help protect you from cervical cancer? Researchers say YES

Exploring the potential of magnetic hyperthermia to kill cancer cells

In this study, Bulgarian researchers investigated the potential of mixed ferrite nanoparticles with the structural formula Me1?xZnxFe2O4 (Me = Co, Ni, Cu, Mn) for cancer therapy. Their results were published in The European Physical Journal B. Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) can be delivered close to tumor cells and activated using alternating magnetic fields. This new type of therapy, … Continue reading Exploring the potential of magnetic hyperthermia to kill cancer cells

Hematuria (blood in urine) risk factors and 6 possible causes

Hematuria refers to the presence of blood in your urine, which can be caused by a variety of reasons ranging from simple infections to rare blood disorders. The blood may also be visible to the naked eye or in such small quantities that may require a microscope to be observed. While the condition is fairly … Continue reading Hematuria (blood in urine) risk factors and 6 possible causes

Free Medicine For the Coronavirus

What if I can get to you one of the best medicines in the world for free, a lifetime worth of this medicine without cost, would you go for it? With the guaranteed physiological effects of: Increase your immune system Increase oxygen in the body Handle higher levels of carbon dioxide Decrease Stress, Anxiety and … Continue reading Free Medicine For the Coronavirus

Epigenetic Test Beats Pap & HPV for Detecting Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer used to be the number one cause of death in women about a hundred years ago. But thanks to advancements in medical science, this disease is almost preventable today. However, cervical cancer (CC) still claims the lives of over 4,000 women each year in the US.While Pap and human papillomavirus (HPV) testing have … Continue reading Epigenetic Test Beats Pap & HPV for Detecting Cervical Cancer

Radiation at Extremely Low Levels

Radiation at extremely low levels is a health hazard that medicine is not dealing with because it uses dangerous levels of radiation in both its diagnosis and treatment of disease. Radiation hazards have been grossly underestimated because they have to be. If they were not then both the medical industry and the atomic power industry … Continue reading Radiation at Extremely Low Levels

DNA Methylation Study Provides Insight for Treating Brain Cancer

Receiving the diagnosis of a brain cancer is undoubtedly disastrous news that nobody wants to hear for themselves or their loved ones. Although significant advances have been made to understand and treat many cancers, the mortality rate remains high for cancers of the brain.  New research, however, may be shedding light on one form of … Continue reading DNA Methylation Study Provides Insight for Treating Brain Cancer

DNA Hydroxymethylation Regulates Gene Expression of Cancer-Causing Epstein-Barr Virus

The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is one of the most common human viruses found all over the world. It spreads via bodily fluids, especially saliva, and causes what many may be familiar with – infectious mononucleosis, or mono. This virus, when in its latent form in humans, can also lead to cancer of the upper-throat, or … Continue reading DNA Hydroxymethylation Regulates Gene Expression of Cancer-Causing Epstein-Barr Virus