Cancer

CBD | Longevity LIVE

CBD oil,  or cannabidiol, is a natural plant-based oil. It contains naturally occurring chemicals known as cannabinoids. Studies have shown cannabinoids  contain ‘feel good’ molecules. They can even be made in your body. You experience them when you feel relaxed or involved in a positive activity like hugging someone you

pets

Pets have an aura that replenishes the mind and uplifts our mood. They bring joy, laughter and enthusiasm to our lives. They also have long-lasting healing effects on those that suffer from mental health. Did you know that the mental health benefits of owning a cat and a dog have

Breast cancer is largely considered to be a disease that only affects women – an assumption that is wholly inaccurate. While it is true that men experience it not nearly as often as women – due to the fact that men have less breast tissue, thereby lessening their risk –

chemotherapy | Longevity Live

Although a staggering 800 to 1000 South African children are diagnosed with cancer every year, the startling reality, according to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), is that it’s estimated that around half of  paediatric cancer cases are never diagnosed or diagnosed late in the disease, leading to mortality

As of Thursday, specific types of breast implants – namely those with a textured or polyurethane coating – are no longer allowed in France. The ban of these implants are due to concerns that they have the potential to cause a type of cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

Access to early screening, treatment and education can pave the way for a better quality of life for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but a lack of awareness, trained professionals and support limits this in especially lower-income communities in South Africa, Africa and the world. On World

migraine pain [longevity live]

Migraine pain can be unbearable and debilitating. Some of us suffer so badly from migraines, that we just don’t know how to handle them when they strike. A lot of people have experienced migraines or at the very least a really bad headache. It’s true. You can’t exactly control what

immunotherapy | Longevity LIVE

Immunotherapy has done much to change the results of cancer, but up to now, it has only be effective in treating certain cancers such as lung and bladder, as well as melanoma. Recently, however, a combination of an immunotherapy drug called atezolizumab and chemotherapy (nab-paclitazel) was approved by the FDA for

WOMAN| Longevity LIVE

MS is a particularly tricky disease to diagnose. Not only are there many potential MS symptoms to consider, but the symptoms can be subtle and mimic that of other ailments, such as depression, other autoimmune diseases, and vitamin deficiencies. Fortunately, with more MS awareness, including the recent reveal by Selma

Luke Perry | Longevity LIVE

Star of Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale, Luke Perry passed away on Monday, aged 52, as a result of a stroke. While more details are yet to be released, Perry’s death highlights the need to raise awareness about strokes. What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the brain’s constant