Chronic Illness

What Is Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease?

 November 14, 2019

This disease is probably better known as mad cow disease, which gives it a stigma.  This can be a life shattering and even death disease.  Dr. Robert Ashley gave some further information on this devastating disease. Creutzfeldt-jakob disease (CJD) is the most common prion disease in humans.  They are infectious but not viruses or bacteria, […]

Suppressor To Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

 September 28, 2019

Honor Whiteman recently wrote about a new study confirming that not all gene mutations are bad, after discovering a mutation that appears to give a known tumor suppressor gene a boost against pancreatic cancer.  They found that mice possessing a specific mutation in the p53 gene were significantly less likely to develop pancreatic tumors when […]

Extreme Coughing

 September 19, 2019

Do you cough so hard that you vomit?  I read an article written by Nicole Galan and reviewed by Shuvani Sanyai, MD, that gave some enlightening information concerning causes and treatments for coughing so hard that you vomit. When you cough it is the body’s response to the presence of something irritating in the throat […]

Can Our Body Really Heal Itself?

 July 19, 2019

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could just tell ourselves to be healed! Maybe we can. Years ago you heard about people having spontaneous remissions. How did that happen? The body healed itself someway. I feel that we now live in such a “fearful” world that we forget how we were created. Every cell in […]

Cancer-Causing Mutations

 June 14, 2019

An article highlighting healthy people having way more cancer-causing mutations that were originally thought, was composed by Yasemin Saplakoglu, Staff Writer for Live Science.  These mutations are caused by changes in our bodies and cells from aging.  These changes could be a lot greater than what was previously thought. There are more mutant cells in […]

Can Our Emotions Impact Tumor Growth?

 June 11, 2019

Maria Cohut answered this question in an article that was fact checked by Jasmin Collier. Can we tell our brain to actually boost the body’s immune response against cancer tumors? According to researchers they do believe the answer to this is “yes,” by manipulating the activity of the brain’s reward system. It has been demonstrated […]

What Is Homeopathy?

 December 11, 2018

Homeopathy is a medical system that is based on the belief that the body can cure itself. Tiny amounts of natural substances such as plants and minerals are used that they believe will stimulate the healing process. In the 1700’s in Germany, this belief was developed and is common in many European countries. It is […]

Age-Related Pains

 December 6, 2018

If you are having aches, you aren’t alone as there are around 100 million Americans that have some kind of chronic pain that is the long-term kind that sticks around after an injury or illness. Millions more have some sort of short-term pain. Some types of pain are more common during a certain time in your […]

Dangers Lurking in Leather

 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 even […]

Breath Test to Detect Stomach & Oesophageal Cancers

 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 […]