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Psilocybin can help with anxiety from cancer

2016-12-10 07:05

Researchers have found the hallucinogenic drug known as psilocybin helps to ease existential anxiety which people with life threatening cancer experience.

Cancer is a frightening disease which can be deadly. The pain and anxiety associated with severe cases of cancer is horrible.

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How Can We Kill Brain Tumors? Try Getting Them Sick With a 'Cold'

2016-12-07 15:45

When you get a cold, each tiny virus infiltrates the wall of an unlucky cell, sheds its outer coating, and travels along the cell's inner scaffolding to the nucleus. Once there, surrounded by the cell's DNA-replicating machinery, the virus releases its DNA. With the cold virus, it rarely damages your own DNA, but it commandeers the nearby molecular factories to churn out more copies of itself. Eventually, the newly manufactured machines burst out of the cell, destroying it.

For the common cold virus, more formally known as adenovirus, it's a brutal process that evolved alongside human evolution over the course of millions of years.

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Effective Neuropathy Treatment with Tango in Cancer Patients Who Undergo Chemo

2016-12-06 14:18

Following Chemo, cancer survivors could get a prescription to Tango for an effective Neuropathy treatment.

Chemotherapy is a powerful tool that extends the lives of cancer patients, but until recently, added time was measured in months, not years.

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Staying thin could help prevent cancer

2016-11-09 06:32

There has been a surge in the rates of obesity worldwide. There are serious negative health consequences associated with obesity such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Researchers have found that there is also an increase in the risk for many types of cancer with obesity.

There may be an increase in the risk for cancer with weight gain.

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Tangerine Tomatoes: One Example of the Potential of A Diet Rich in Whole Foods for Reducing Cancer Risk

2016-09-22 19:37

As we hit the peak of summer, tomatoes are everywhere - in sauces, salads, and even in cocktails. And while this may conjure images of robust red fruits (yes, tomatoes are fruits), consider trying out a different color for flavor, health, and variety.

The different hues of tomatoes come from phytochemicals, which are components synthesized by plants to promote overall plant survival.

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Health and Ethical Reasons to Avoid Shark-Based Foods and Supplements

2016-08-31 11:57

At one time, shark cartilage supplements were popular as an effort to protect against cancer. Not only are these not effective, they may also harm your health.

There was once a widely circulated myth that sharks do not get cancer and it was thought that by ingesting some of their tissue, you could also protect yourself against the disease.

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Vitamin C may a natural remedy to help beat leukemia

2016-08-31 08:20

Using vitamin C with standard treatment in patients suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) may improve the therapy’s effectiveness.

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are very challenging conditions which can be difficult to treat.

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Music may be good natural medicine for cancer

2016-08-18 08:08

New research shows that patients suffering from cancer may have better outcomes both psychologically and physically with natural music therapy.

Taking the time to listen to music may help to improve the overall treatment outcomes for patients with cancer.

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Natural Alternatives to Sustol To Prevent Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting

2016-08-12 20:53

The Food and Drug Administration has just approved extended release Sustol (granisetron) for treatment of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting, all-too-common side effects of this type of cancer treatment. Yet prescription antinausea drugs like Sustol themselves are associated with significant side effects, which causes some patients to seek natural alternatives to prevent chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting.

That’s not to say you won’t experience some relief from nausea and vomiting if you take Sustol (which is not yet available; slated for fourth quarter 2016) or other prescription antinausea medicati

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