Cancer

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Hats for Cancer Patients

Posted on December 12, 2018

I recently saw a report on the media about the availability of hats that can be used for cancer patients. I searched for information on this subject as I think this is an innovative idea that will make life easier for that woman having to deal with her cancer and hair loss. Why should losing […]

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IFT20 Protein & Cancer Cells

Posted on December 5, 2018

It has been discovered by an international research team that the IFT20 protein helps some cancer cells to invade by facilitating the transportation of membranes and proteins within parts of the cell. Most human cells have cilia on the surface, acting as cell antenna that receives information from outside the cell. The protein IFT20 is […]

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Dangers Lurking in Leather

Posted on December 3, 2018

  Those enticing handbags, jackets, sofas and armchairs we view as we walk through the mall are normally made from genuine leather. Every car interior covets the new leather smell we all love. But, where is it that this leather comes from? Of course, we know most are from pigs, cows, snakes, buffalo, kangaroos and […]

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Immunotherapy

Posted on November 28, 2018

Immunotherapy, sometimes called biologic therapy, has been a game changer for many types of cancer. This might actually improve your life and extend your years longer than with other treatments. With allergies, you might have gotten allergy shots. With each shot they provided a very small amount of the allergen, which was the thing that […]

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Toxic Teethers

Posted on November 27, 2018

An industrial grade chemical used in epoxy resins, known as bisphenol A (BPA), is a protective lining of some food and beverage cans. They believe this makes a product safer and easier to use, but the chemical has actually demonstrated significant side effects that damage your health. This chemical was discovered in the 1890’s and […]

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Causes of High White Blood Cell Count

Posted on November 25, 2018

As I always tell our patients at New Hope Unlimited, our immune system is an amazing thing! Vital components of the blood are the white blood cells. They fight infection and are essential for our health and well being. It may indicate an infection if a person has a high white blood cell count. The […]

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Importance of Location of Colon Cancer

Posted on November 18, 2018

Robert Preidt recently submitted an article on the importance of where your colon cancer is located. This can affect a patient’s chances for survival, according to a new report. There are so-called left-sided and right-sided colon cancers, and an oncologist who reviewed the findings explains. Dr. David Bernstein, chief of hepatology at Northwell Health in […]

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Early Removal of Ovaries

Posted on November 11, 2018

The University of Warwick has found through a study that there is a link between the removal of ovaries during hysterectomy and an increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death. This is the largest study of this kind conducted on the subject and covered a 10-year period comparing women who were treated for a benign […]

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Relationship of Brown Toast & Potatoes to Cancer

Posted on October 24, 2018

According to the U.K. government scientists, you should cook your toast and potatoes to a golden color, not browned, in order to reduce the intake of a chemical that may increase the chance of having cancer.  Acrylamide is a natural byproduct of the cooking process and not deliberately added to food. Acrylamide is formed when […]

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Breath Test to Detect Stomach & Oesophageal Cancers

Posted on October 22, 2018

There is a test that now measures the levels of 5 chemicals in the breath that has shown promising results for detecting cancers of the oesophagus and stomach in a large patient trial that has been presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017.   Stomach and oesophageal cancer together, currently account for around 1.4 million […]

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