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Jan 14 2015
In a groundbreaking study, researchers have shown why a chemical once thought to be a safe alternative to bisphenol-A, which was abandoned by manufacturers of baby bottles and sippy cups after a public outcry, might itself be more harmful than BPA. University of Calgary scientists say they think their research is the first to show that bisphenol-S, an ingredient in many products bearing “BPA-free...
Jan 14 2015
n a world first, scientists have demonstrated that a particular type of DNA can shuttle between cells in an animal, a finding that will rewrite textbook science. During their study, the team observed that DNA from a mouse's second genome, or mitochondrial DNA, could be transferred from healthy tissue to tumor cells in mice, promoting cancer growth and spread. Not only could these important...
Jan 8 2015
It is well known that smoking cigarettes  leads to an increase in lung cancer and oral cancers.  Recent research has now shown that nicotineitself is linked specifically to breast cancer. In a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Yuan Soon Ho of Taipei Medical University exposed nicotine to normal human breast cells and also to diseased human...
Jan 8 2015
Cancer patients undergoing surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal therapy, cancer patients in recovery as well as cancer survivors all deal with quality of life issues. Integrative Oncology and Alternative Cancer Care focus on the needs of the whole person and their family, understanding that most patients want to optimize their wellness despite the challenges that cancer can bring. Here...
Jan 8 2015
In June 2010 CA A Cancer Journal for Clinicians published research exploring the relationship between Diabetes and Cancer Risk. Type 2 Diabetes (non-insulin dependent diabetes) and Cancer share many risk factors. The researchers asked the following questions about the relationship between Diabetes and Cancer: * Is there an association between diabetes and cancer incidence and prognosis? * What...

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