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e-cigarettes

Adolescents (and adults, for that matter) contemplating the switch from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarettes for health reasons, might want to think twice before they do it. According to an extensive study done by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), more adolescents are now smoking e-cigarettes than tobacco cigarettes. Reasons for

Opioid substitution with cannabis

Zimbabwe has just become the second country in Africa to legalize the cultivation of cannabis. Lesotho legalized the cultivation of the plant in 2016.  Over the past decade several countries around the world including Canada, United States of America, Portugal, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Uruguay, Spain among others have also legalized

proteolytic enzymes | Longevity LIVE

Enzymes are the body’s natural catalysts, and they are needed for every single chemical action that occurs within the body. Proteolytic enzymes – also known as protease – are enzymes that aid in the breakdown of protein. They also help to assimilate it into the digestive system. Protease is naturally

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

cancer stem | Longevity LIVE

A team of researchers in the United States has identified a new stem cell pathway that allows a highly aggressive form of breast cancer – triple-negative breast cancer – to thrive, with their findings potentially pointing the way towards new, more effective treatments in cases where hormone therapy has proved

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