Cancer

immunotherapy | Longevity LIVE

When I was diagnosed with malignant malinoma in November 2011, it was almost impossible for me and my family to accept. Immunotherapy, however, changed my story. Diagnosis and treatment I had not experienced any symptoms. I was sitting in the lounge one night when I noticed that a mole on

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

World Cancer Day | Longevity LIVE

On Sunday 4 February, people across the globe will be celebrating World Cancer Day in order to raise awareness of the millions of people world-wide who face unequal access to cancer detection, treatment, and care services. This disease has recently been recognized by The World Health Organization (WHO) as the leading cause of

skin cancer | Longevity LIVE

It is time to educate ourselves about an issue that urgently needs attention – skin cancer. South Africa has the second highest incidence of skin cancer in the world and one of the highest incidences of melanoma worldwide. January is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Independent Community Pharmacy Association

watermelon | Longevity LIVE

Having a smoothie is a great way to give yourself the best start to the day. I find value in the preparation as much as I do in the consuming. I use this time to really feel out where I am and what my body or mind wants and needs. I

So, here are 100 simple ways to be healthy. Over time, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate. Before you know it, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading the healthy, happy life you’ve been aiming for. This article features numbers 11-20. 11. Lower your blood pressure with

Jennifer Aniston's zone | Longevity LIVE

Just for you! We have compiled 100 simple ways to be healthy and how you can change small things that lead to big results. Before long, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate, and these changes can stick. In no time, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading

avocados fight cancer

Get the expert advice of Dr Mehmet Oz and Dr Mike Roizen on how to reduce your risk for cancer as they answer the most-asked questions on this disease.   Q: With cancer rates on the rise, especially the ones that affect women, what can I do to protect myself?

women | Longevity Live

Ovaries begin to age as women reach their early 40s. This process involves a decrease in the number of oocytes (cells that form eggs) that are produced by the ovarian organs, as well as a decrease in the number of follicles that hold these oocytes. This can increase a woman’s

chemotherapy | Longevity Live

Scientists have finally found a way to start counteracting one of the nastiest side effects of chemotherapy. Though chemo is often one of the go-to treatment for many people who suffer from cancer and can be a life-saving drug under given circumstances. It doesn’t come without some repercussions when it