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household items linked to cancer

Common Use Items and Their Alleged Link to Cancer – Part 1

From time to time, alarmist news pieces link commonly used items to cancer. However how much of this is fact and how much is hype and misinformation born out of vested interests and paranoia? The Chicago Tribune looks at common household items that have been linked to cancer in the past Antiperspirants, deodorants, and […]

myelofibrosis syndrome

Recognizing the Myelofibrosis Syndrome

Myelofibrosis, is a bone marrow disorder that develops a serious form of leukemia. Myelofibrosis interrupts natural production of blood cells and results in severe scarring in the bone marrow. Often, myelofibrosis leads to fatigue, weakness, anemia, and also an enlarged liver and spleen. Myelofibrosis also called as idiopathic myelofibrosis or agnogenic myeloid metaplasia. This condition […]

mangosteen

Can Mangosteen Destroy Cancer Cells?

Various therapeutic properties of mangosteen make it more effective in treating diseases like cancer. Mangosteen has various anti-cancer properties such as anti-tumor, anti-leukemia, antifungal, antibacterial, antioxidants, antiproliferation that greatly help to destroy the cancer cells and other causes of some cancer types. Antioxidant properties of mangosteen Most of the researchers believed that the anti-oxidant properties […]

caramel colouring

Caramel Color and Cancer Risk; the Connection Between Balding and Cancer Risk

Different causal relationships keep getting established between cancer and other substances; equally there are seen to be connections existing between cancer and other conditions that we have, the most recent of which are Recently a consumer group has called for the ban of the caramel food coloring because of its alleged cancer risk. It […]

different types of skin cancers

Know More About Different Types of Skin Cancers

Skin cancer is basically of two types; one is melanoma and the other is non-melanoma skin cancer. Every year, more than two million people are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer (out of which one million people are from US alone) and another one million people are diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. Different types of skin […]

brain cancer risk

Cell Phones may Rise Brain Cancer Risk

Cell phones raise the risk of brain cancer by 25%. Radiation pulses of cell phones might actually be addictive to human brains. Cell phone users are three times at greater risk of developing brain cancer when compared to persons who are not using cell phones among which children are greater risk when compared to adults. […]

prostate cancer genetic code

Cancer Research and Development that Could Mean Fresh Hope for Sufferers

There has been a significant breakthrough that could hold out hope for those that suffer from the commonest of male cancers, prostate cancer the genetic code of prostate cancer has been cracked by scientists, and this could well transform the way the disease is treated. This will hopefully enable treatments to be prescribed based […]

symptoms of leukoplakia

Symptoms of Leukoplakia – A Condition Leading to Mouth Cancer

Leukoplakia is a condition that can lead to growth of thick and white patches on your gums, bottom of the mouth, on the tongue, and inside of the cheek. Leukoplakia causes are still unknown, but usage of tobacco, mainly chewing tobacco is a significant risk factor. Heavy alcohol consumption can also lead to leukoplakia. Researchers […]