Cancer

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

Selma Blair | Longevity LIVE

While plenty of attention was on the Oscar winners this past month,  no one stole the show as much as Selma Blair did at the Vanity Fair’s Oscar party. While the actress had not been nominated for an Oscar, her appearance on the red carpet was her first since publicly

Melanoma | Longevity LIVE

“Even the smallest, seemingly unrelated symptom could be a sign of cancer. You need to know your body and be persistent about having symptoms tested, so you can catch cancer early,” says 36-year-old real estate professional Claire Hodgson, who is currently being treated for metastatic melanoma and has had over

baby | Longevity LIVE

The saying ‘beauty is a pain’ refers to the fact that, more often than not, women will go to extremes to achieve an effortless look.  This often takes the form of them spending countless amounts of money on the latest beauty products. However, according to a recent study, these efforts

immunotherapy | Longevity LIVE

In 2018, there were over 9.6 million cancer deaths and this number is set to rise by 20% during the next 20 years (1). Thankfully, breakthroughs in medical science have offered healthcare practitioners new options in the treatment of cancer. Among the most promising new approaches is using immunotherapy to reactivate the