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How to pair up foods to boost their health properties
It's a powerful force that adds up to give impressive results – helping the body absorb more of the food's vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and in turn, possibly lowering your risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Dietitian Elaine ... [...]
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AbbVie to buy Stemcentrx to boost cancer drug portfolio
REUTERS: AbbVie Inc placed another big bet on new cancer drugs on Thursday with a US$5.8 billion acquisition that could lessen its dependence on arthritis treatment Humira, the world's top selling drug. Shares of AbbVie rose 1.3 percent in afternoon ... [...]
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Breast cancer boost after Angelina Jolie-style surgery that saves the nipple …
Breast cancer surgery that 'spares' the nipple and surrounding skin while removing the underlying tissue is as effective in protecting women at high genetic risk of the disease as total mastectomy. As 85 per cent of cancers originate in the milk ducts ... [...]
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Regular exercise may boost prostate cancer survival
Men with the highest levels of exercise before their diagnosis were 30 percent less likely to die of their prostate cancer than those who exercised the least, according to a team led by Ying Wang, senior epidemiologist at the cancer society's ... [...]
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Selenium compounds boost immune system to fight against cancer
Cancer types such as melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukemia weaken the body by over-activating the natural immune system. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have now demonstrated that selenium -- naturally found in, e.g., ... [...]
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Ways to boost your immune system
Beyond getting a flu shot and washing your hands religiously, the best line of defence comes from simple, healthy habits Below are natural ways to support your immune system. Because who has time for a sick day? ... Lemon juice is high in vitamin C ... [...]
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Does Radiation Boost Secondary Prostate Cancer Risk?
Troubling news for prostate cancer patients who've undergone radiation. A new review of studies published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has uncovered a potential link between radiotherapy for prostate cancer and an increased risk of secondary ... [...]
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Nine natural ways to boost your immunity
You may not be doing your breath any favours, but eating garlic regularly can do wonders for your health. Not only does it boost your immune system, but it can also help prevent heart disease, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The ... [...]
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Nitroglycerin can boost body's natural immune response to cancer
The discovery builds on the Queen's team's 2009 findings related to the role of nitric oxide in suppressing tumour growth in prostate cancer. The researchers conducted the first-ever clinical trial using low doses of nitroglycerin to treat prostate cancer. [...]
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How can I boost the nutrition of my meals without using supplements?
Ground flax (a.k.a. flax meal) also provides something that chia (and hemp) seeds don't: lignans, which are phytochemicals linked to breast and prostate cancer prevention. Hemp hearts: Use shelled hemp seeds to bolster the protein, ... Turmeric: While ... [...]
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HEALTH: The smart way to boost your diet
... Martyn Caplin of the Royal Free Hospital in London, who also treats cancer patients, has developed an evidence-based range of food supplements called ProfBiotics, offering five targeted combinations of herbs, vitamins and minerals to support the ... [...]
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Curcumin supplement may improve endothelial function & boost heart health for …
“Our findings indicate that 12 weeks of curcumin supplementation improves EDD in middle-aged and older adults and this is mediated, in part, by an increase in [the vasodilatory and vascular protective molecule, nitric oxide] NO bioavailability,” they ... [...]
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Statins Boost Abiraterone Activity in Prostate Cancer
SAN FRANCISCO ― Statin use may prolong the duration of abiraterone acetate (Zytiga, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc) treatment in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), according to new findings presented here at Genitourinary Cancers ... [...]
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Cat Digestion Given a Boost with New Product by PetsAreMe – Probiotics for Cats
Sally C Austin, Founder/CEO at Austin Global, says: "We were frustrated at not being able to find a suitable probiotic formula on the market that addressed our pets health needs and one that we could be satisfied was produced in a manner that ensured ... [...]
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