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. Continue reading
It is impossible for today’s detection methods to determine where mutated and/or cancer cells are.
1 Billion cancer cells would fit on the end of a pen and any amount under that is undetectable by today’s modern imagery. Continue reading
Some cancer patients and their insurers are seeing their bills for chemotherapy rise dramatically.
Reflecting increased drug prices and hospitals push to buy oncologists’ practices and then bill at higher rates.
Throughout history, the calendula officinalis has been used for its healing properties as well as for food.
Calendula is native to Mediterranean countries but is now grown as an ornamental plant throughout the world.
Cancer is one of the top ten causes of death in the world.
There is an approximate of 1.2 million new cases of the top ten most common types of cancer in the U.S in 2013 and an estimated 190,000 deaths.
We can’t live without oxygen.
Our cells rely on oxygen as the final acceptor of electrons in respiration, allowing us to extract far more energy from food than would be possible without oxygen. But oxygen is also a dangerous compound.
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.
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 which explains obesity accounts for about 20% of all cancer cases.