There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the legalization of marijuana initiatives across the United States. Although there appears to be some therapeutic properties to the proper use of controlled marijuana nevertheless there remains justified fears that abuse of marijuana may cause emotional problems and other health problems. On the brighter side of the debate new research shows that THC in cannabis may slow the growth of tumors.
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Researchers have discovered a parasite commonly found in cat feces has the ability to eradicate cancer cells. The parasite T. gondii that is also found in the soil can break cancer's ability to attack the immune system. According to the study authors who have developed a safe vaccine that they have used in mice, the anti-cancer ability of the cat poop parasite shows tremendous promise for cancer treatment.
A diagnosis of cancer is feared by people worldwide. Although treatment has been successful for a widening number of cases there are still many deaths from cancer daily. Some cancers such as pancreatic cancer are even more lethal than other types of cancer. Recent research has shown that many cancers including deadly pancreatic cancer can be prevented by lifestyle changes.
Approximately one in five survivors of breast cancer, who underwent 5 years of chemotherapy and/or radiation, end up having a recurrence within 10 years. And, now, a new blood test has been developed that researchers say is 95 percent accurate in detecting a recurrence of breast cancer – and could help when it comes to tracking how well a patient is responding to treatment.
There has been a great deal of discussion over the years about the impressive health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables. The finding that diets high in fruit and vegetables can prevent and help in the treatment of cancer has received a particularly large amount of attention. Recent research has shown that the health benefits of eating a lot of these foods is even greater than previously thought.