Watercress - the cancer fighter
The glucosinolates are organic compounds that contain sulfur and nitrogen which are derived from glucose and amino acid. They are water-soluble anions and secondary metabolites of plants in the family Brassicaceae to which water cress belongs.
Medical practitioners lament poor priority given to cancer
A consultant obstetrician and gynecologist, Sunday Adeboye, said this yesterday at the 4th annual general meeting and 2017 scientific conference of the association, themed: “Cancer: the ravaging menace.”
Nanomachines that kill cancer cells in 60 seconds developed
Scientists have developed nanomachines that can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds.The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can burrow their way through cell linings when activated.
How belly fat, high salt intake cause cancer, heart failure
A new Michigan State University, United States (US), study now offers new details showing that a certain protein released from fat in the body can cause a non-cancerous cell to turn into a cancerous one.
Experts advocate palliative care for cancer patients
Animashaun lamented that there was shortage of radiotherapy centres to cater for the large number of people with cancer. “We only have two working radiotherapy centres in Nigeria for a population of about 200 million.”
Role of alkaline water in management of cancer
Cancer is a liquid, a poisonous liquid, an acidic liquid that destroys normal cells. Such cells are transformed into primitive and selfish cells in the body. Cancer is a systemic disease with regional or local manifestation.
How curry spice helped dying woman beat cancer
After five years of living with cancer and the ravages of side-effects from repeated unsuccessful treatment, Dieneke Ferguson thought she was finally losing the battle. She had a serious relapse and there seemed little hope.
Tomatoes cut skin cancer by 50%
Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University, United States (U.S.).