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Does vitamin D enhance the survival rate of breast cancer patients?

2016-09-29T11:52:38+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] There have been several studies into the link between breast cancer survival and the ‘sunshine vitamin’ (vitamin D).  Although it is too early to refer to vitamin D as a new weapon in our armamentarium, the association has created a lot of interest and indeed may lead to important new discoveries in the future. The results of these studies are worth exploring. Published earlier this year in the Anticancer Research Journal is a study by the University of California’s San Diego School of Medicine (led by Prof Cedric Garland), which showed [...]

Does vitamin D enhance the survival rate of breast cancer patients? 2016-09-29T11:52:38+00:00

Home Testing for Cancer and Heart Disease Soon?

2016-07-06T10:09:45+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] In the era of home pregnancy tests, the obvious question is why easy-to-use self-tests have not yet been developed for life-threatening diseases. We all grew up with the idea that if a woman suspects she is pregnant she can simply pop into a pharmacy and buy a pregnancy test to use at home. Huge impact Conversely, if someone suspects they are suffering from cancer, heart disease, or an infection their first instinct is to contact a GP or call an ambulance. So the obvious question is why easy-to-use self-tests have not [...]

Home Testing for Cancer and Heart Disease Soon? 2016-07-06T10:09:45+00:00