Manuka honey inhibits cancer growth

Manuka Honey and Cancer A team of researchers from UAE University have discovered that manuka honey inhibits cancer cell. Mānuka honey is a monofloral honey produced in New Zealand and Australia from the nectar of the mānuka tree. Manuka honey is well known for its anti-bacterial and wound...
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Marijuana ‘May Increase Cancer Risk’

A new study indicates that marijuana damages the immune system and makes the body vulnerable to diseases such as cancer and pneumonia. The study was published in the European Journal of Immunology. It was discovered that THC–the main psychoactive ingredient present in marijuana increases the production of a...
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Ovarian Cancer Myths

Is is true that ovarian cancer doesn’t show any symptoms in early stages? It is commonly held that no specific symptoms are observed during the early stages of ovarian cancer. However, this notion is not correct and research studies indicate symptoms are visible in the majority of the...
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New breakthrough offers hope to cancer sufferers

Researchers in Britain have discovered why a protein that suppresses the growth of cancer in some causes it to grow in others. This is a major breakthrough in understanding cancer. The discovery  will drive future efforts into developing drugs that are more effective in fighting cancer. The protein,...
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Testicular Cancer: Causes

Testicular Cancer: Causes Testicular cancer, or cancer of the testes, occurs in the testicles (testes), inside the scrotum. Testicular cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the testicles. In many cases testicular cancer develops for no apparent reason. Testicular cancer strikes one out of every 25000 men....
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Row over ad on cervical vaccine

India’s Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation has issued a notice to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) India for issuing an advertisement on cervical cancer vaccine. GSK markets a vaccine that protects women from sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV), which is known to cause cervical cancer. According to the regulatory body,...
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Estrogen-Blocking Drugs May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Estrogen and Breast Cancer New studies finds that drugs that block estrogen may reduce the risk of breast cancer for 10 years in women. Postmenopausal women in the studies who took drugs called selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), such as tamoxifen, were 38 percent less likely to develop...
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Soy may fight breast cancer recurrence

Soy may reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence in post-menopausal women, according to a study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Researchers found Chinese women with breast cancer who had finished menopause and who ate the most soy (an average of 49.6 mg of soy...
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Moderate Exercise May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

A new study indicates that men who exercise regularly have lowers risks of developing prostate cancer when compared to sedentary men. The findings of the study were published in the online version of Journal of Urology. It is well known that proper exercise is very beneficial to health....
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