As we sit at home reading our cell phones worrying about contracting the COVID-19 Virus, is there something greater to consider? I think the math, governments, and lack of consumer knowledge have made the choice. (more…)
Numerous zinc supplementation trials have shown that a wide range of health benefits can be realized by increasing the intake of zinc where diets are inadequate in this micronutrient. Zinc is a mineral once absorbed in the small intestine by a carrier-mediated mechanism. Once it has been absorbed it becomes Cationic Zinc in the fluids of the body. (more…)
What are the statistics of chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with one or more cytotoxic anti-neoplastic drugs. An older and broader use of the word chemotherapy encompassed any chemical treatment of disease, inhibiting cells, whether they be cancerous self cells or foreign cells such as bacteria.
Immunotherapy As A Treatment For Cancer
The immune system is our body’s way to defend itself from the unknown.
The unknown being diseases or anything that doesn’t belong in our body. The immune system can help us fight infections or diseases primarily caused by bacteria, parasites, and fungi. It also attacks viruses.
There is research suggesting the impact obesity has on the development of certain cancers. According to Sir Richard Doll and Richard Peto, 35% of cancer deaths in the USA might be linked to diet. This is particularly certain for endometrium and breast cancer. The Washington School of Medicine submitted a document that explains obesity accounts for about 20% of all cancer cases.
The concept of ‘teaching’ the immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells is in a new era. Anticancer immunotherapy is just beginning with the long-term control of cancer cells. This is called Immune therapy which uses the body’s own immune system to target and kills these disease-carrying cells. (more…)