breast cancer

cancer | Longevity LIVE

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, killing around 9 million people in 2018. In the US, it was estimated that over 1.7 million new cases of cancer would be diagnosed in 2018, and of these cases, 609 640 people would die from the disease. Moreover, the

depression | Longevity LIVE

Depression is a powerful and understandable side effect of a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. There are a number of reasons why – from the trauma of your diagnosis, to the physiological side effects of the various treatments (hormone fluctuations, fatigue, nausea, pain), to the dramatic changes to your body

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

Women living in the 21st century are blessed with many modern medical options our female ancestors would be envious of, with birth control being one of the first that comes to mind. However, this blessing may increase the risk of breast cancer. Many women opt for hormonal birth control methods such

cancer | Longevity LIVE

World Cancer Day, celebrated every year on the 4th of February, is an internationally marked day used to raise awareness as well as encourage the prevention and treatment of cancer. According to recent statistics, there were over 2 million new breast cancer cases in 2018. These statistics are quite frightening

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

Of late there has been some debate around radiation as an effective breast cancer treatment for elderly patients. The debate has developed as a result of a study published in January this year that said despite 2004 research that showed that surgery and tamoxifen alone are nearly as effective as when radiation

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

In a study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that weight loss may help lower postmenopausal women’s

Vitamin D | Longevity LIVE

Vitamin D is seen as the sunshine vitamin due to the fact that the majority of what the body absorbs, comes from the sun’s rays. Once it’s been absorbed by the body, vitamin D then plays a pivotal role in helping the body properly absorb and utilize calcium, which in

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

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

skin cancer

Most of us will experience severe sunburn somewhere along our lifetimes, although it is hardly ever intentional. Anyone who has ever ended a day at the beach with that fiery sensation – the one that seems to come from deep inside your skin – will know how painful and uncomfortable sunburn can be.