Tag: cancer

DIY natural deodorant two ways

Did you know that the difference between a natural deodorant and the average antiperspirant is the dangerous chemicals in antiperspirants, which can be quickly absorbed into your skin? Common chemicals that are linked to cancer are aluminum, Parabens, Propylene glycol and Phthalates chemicals. In addition, using store deodorants can also alter your hormones in your… Read More

Hepatitis C linked to higher rates of head, neck cancers

Right now, there are as many as 3.5 million people currently suffering from the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) within the United States. Most people contract the disease by sharing needles used for drugs, or through sexual transmissions and blood transfusions. Here is a scary thought: Most people who are infected have absolutely no idea, since… Read More

Trailblazing gaming commentator TotalBiscuit battles cancer

John "TotalBiscuit" Bain

Popular video game YouTuber John “TotalBiscuit” Bain, tweeted on Thursday that he has been diagnosed with inoperable liver cancer, and has been given a life expectancy of two to three years.   Gamers around the world were saddened by this news, as Bain has been heavily involved in the gaming and e-sports community for the… Read More

Definitive evidence shows marijuana has positive effects in cancer treatments

Medicine has come a long way; in the last century alone, scientists have managed to develop revolutionary new medical treatments once never thought possible. Despite the advances, some valid medical treatments remain underutilized. Scientists have confirmed that medical marijuana can aid in the elimination of tumors in cancer patients, but will federal regulations ever catch up… Read More

Hot topics in health: Researchers suggest value of paleontological approach to cancer treatment

The fight against cancer has been one of the most perplexing in medicine. Despite exhaustive research on treatments and combative methods, the many forms of this resilient disease continues posing one of the most serious health threats and remains a leading cause of death in populations around the world.   While a majority of cancer research… Read More

Hot Topics in Health: Injectable 3D Vaccine Has the Potential to Cure and Prevent Cancer, HIV

While any medical breakthrough is significant in that it transforms the way we approach healthcare and disease, those which change the way we combat particularly difficult conditions and diseases, like cancer, can be especially valuable when they appear on the medical scene. This is the case for a recent innovation which may completely change the… Read More

For the Love of Your Body: Cancer Research Calendar Transforms Women’s Body Insecurities into Art

A woman’s relationship with her body is always a bit of a mishmash of mixed emotions, but too often do the negative emotions and opinions tend to outweigh the positive. All it takes is one look at the long list of terms women use to describe their “problem areas” — terms like muffin top, thunder… Read More

The Ultimate Super Spice: Why You Should Be Using More Turmeric in Your Cooking

Used widely in many south Asian dishes, turmeric is a spice that gives food a bitter but warm taste and is known as much for its flavor as for its rich golden color. The true value of the spice goes beyond gastronomy, as the root of the turmeric plant is also widely used for a… Read More