Cancer

medical | Longevity LIVE

These are the top medical breakthroughs we’ve picked up recently. 1. DNA modification for treating skin disease DNA modification research has led to the very successful treatment of a serious skin disease, undertaken by the Children’s Hospital at Ruhr University in Germany, together with specialists across Europe. A young Syrian

Breast cancer is a leading cause of death in women aged 45-55, but nowadays it’s affecting women in their late 20s too. The majority of these cases are hormone- sensitive breast cancers. The breast-cancer risk factors supported by research and conventional medicine (early periods, late menopause, never being pregnant or

cancer | Longevity LIVE

Given that a nowadays to develop employee wellness programs study by the Lancet Medical Journal indicates that South Africans can expect to see a 78% increase in cancer cases by 2030, it’s now more important than ever to be aware of this disease, and how it affects you in the

prostate health | Longevity LIVE

The prostate is an organ located under the bladder. It is responsible for the production of semen and it’s also in charge of hormone metabolism. It is in the prostate where testosterone is transformed into DHT which plays a role in puberty and development. Lifestyle choices affect the health of

tomatoes | Longevity LIVE

It is thought that the first tomatoes to arrive in Europe may not even have been red, but instead sported a yellow hue, as the earliest writings describing this fruit depicts it as “pomo d’oro”. This translates as “golden apple”. In Valencia, Spain, tomatoes are so popular that they have their

horseradish | Longevity LIVE

We generally include horseradish in different meals as a spice similar to mustard, but much do you really know about the horseradish plant? Here are some dinner conversation tidbits about this root. Click here to find out what this plant has in common with both mustard and fizzy drinks. 1. Good

cancer | Longevity LIVE

Globally, one in six people currently die of cancer, with the incidence growing faster in developing countries through aging and rapidly growing populations which are increasingly adopting unhealthy Western lifestyles. By 2030 an estimated 70% of cancers will be in developing countries. This has prompted urgent global scientific collaboration on

A new study from Sweden found that social benefits often ease the financial burdens experienced by the parents of children recently diagnosed with cancer, but mothers experienced persistently lower income after benefits diminished. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that additional

immunotherapy | Longevity LIVE

When I was diagnosed with malignant malinoma in November 2011, it was almost impossible for me and my family to accept. Immunotherapy, however, changed my story. Diagnosis and treatment I had not experienced any symptoms. I was sitting in the lounge one night when I noticed that a mole on

asparagus | Longevity LIVE

Scientists at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute have published a paper in Nature this month proving that the amino acid, asparagine, commonly found in asparagus and other food sources could increase the risk of breast cancer metastasizing. The study was carried out on mice with an aggressive form of breast cancer and