Cancer

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Accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths last year, cancer is a devastating disease that ravages your body. After your first chemotherapy session, it hits you: in order to cleanse you on the inside, you may have to sacrifice your outer appearance. While it’s meant to heal, chemotherapy comes with

smoking | Longevity LIVE

Smoking is injurious to health, smoking causes lung cancer, no smoking allowed.  Rings a bell? Of course it does. You may have seen this in public places, restaurants, offices, clubs, theatres etc.  Most importantly, right on the pack of cigarettes available in most stores. All of us are taught right

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With prostate cancer being the second leading cause of male cancer deaths in the United States, there continues to be research into how these statistics can be lowered. While diet does play a fact in lowering the risk, such as consuming tomatoes and watermelons rich in lycopene, the consumption of

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Cancer survivors experience more sleep problems than most people. Up to 60% of them experience mild to severe insomnia with symptoms like difficulty falling asleep, inability to sleep through the night and daytime sleepiness. Some of the factors behind this include the cancer treatments administered and symptoms like fatigue and

smoking | Longevity LIVE

Smoking kills, as the majority of literate people are well aware. Estimates show that it causes death for nearly six million people on a global scale annually, being the leading cause of cancer and death from cancer. Additionally, it is a known risk factor for both heart disease and stroke.

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Neurosurgeon Gene Barnett, M.D. at Cleveland Clinic’s Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center says the widespread lack of knowledge of brain tumor symptoms causes unfounded anxiety among hordes of people. It also leads others to delay seeking help. Speaking about World Brain Tumor Day, which falls annually on

cancer | Longevity LIVE

Diagnosis and treatment I was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma in September 2014. I had a very dark mole on my back for several years, and my wife had kept on warning me not to go out into the sun without a shirt. Then she noticed that the mole had

prostate cancer | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to prostate cancer and rectal examinations, years of unchallenged misconceptions have ignited fear in men. But did you know that a simple blood test can effectively diagnose prostate cancer and save your life? Another misconception is that prostate cancer is the end. Nothing could be further from

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A new revolutionary compound, which is silver-based and could potentially reverse the negative side effects of chemotherapy, has recently been discovered by UJ researchers. The complex delivering the most promising results was tested in both rats and human cancer cells in laboratory studies, yielding success. The compound has been named

AI | Longevity LIVE

Technology has worked its way into every area of our life. It dominates our communication, transport, food production, healthcare, and even the way we choose to define “being human”. However, with the rise of the Internet, it became clear that what technology offered us, more than simply convenience or efficiency