Cancer

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

cancer | Longevity LIVE

Globally, one in six people currently die of cancer, with the incidence growing faster in developing countries through aging and rapidly growing populations which are increasingly adopting unhealthy Western lifestyles. By 2030 an estimated 70% of cancers will be in developing countries. This has prompted urgent global scientific collaboration on

child | Longevity LIVE

A new study from Sweden found that social benefits often ease the financial burdens experienced by the parents of children recently diagnosed with cancer, but mothers experienced persistently lower income after benefits diminished. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that additional

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