What We Do Not Understand About Cancer

What We Do Not Understand About Cancer

In 1761, Giovanni Morgagni of Padua was the first to do something that is now routine; he did autopsies to relate the patient’s illness to pathological findings after death. This research laid the foundation for scientific oncology, the study of cancer. A century later, the development of anesthesia allowed surgery to flourish, and classic cancer operations such as the radical mastectomy were developed. What we do not understand about cancer.

By the middle of the 20th century, researchers found most of the things that caused cancer (carcinogens) cause genetic damage (mutations) that looked a lot like the mutations (more…)

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Cationic Zinc 101: What Is It?

Cationic Zinc

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…)

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Immunotherapy As A Treatment For Cancer

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.

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