4 Dec 2017
A recent survey in the U.S. has it that 61 per cent of men and 59 per cent of women of difficult to treat cancer were traced to unforgiveness, an expert has said. Dr Patrick Ijewere, a medical consultant at Howard University, Washington DC, on Monday made the revelation to the News Agency of Nigeria…
3 Dec 2017
THE Federal Government has promised to establish eight radiotherapy centres and chemotherapy facilities for the treatment of cancer, across the six geo-political zones in 2018. The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, who disclosed this in Abuja, at the flag- off of radiotherapy treatment, at the National hospital, explained that provisions have been made in…
24 Nov 2017
One in six heart recipients die within a year, and those that do survive face higher risk of infection, weight gain, cancer and diabetes from their life-long regime of immunosuppressant drugs.
24 Nov 2017
The implant is injected into the middle of a tumour, where it slowly releases tiny amounts of ethanol — the pure alcohol that makes up, for example, 12 to 14 per cent of wine.
15 Nov 2017
Jimmy Gomez, better known as the rapper Taboo from The Black Eyed Peas, had money, fame and a multi-platinum career when a strange back pain brought his world crashing down. The six-time Grammy winner went to the doctor and got a gut-wrenching diagnosis: he had testicular cancer. He had more than 100 million record sales…
10 Nov 2017
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has never before formally addressed the link between alcohol and cancer, but is now underscoring the importance of controlling ‘high-risk’ alcohol consumption to reducing the risk of cancer.
9 Nov 2017
With investigations revealing that millions of cancer patients suffer severe symptoms at the last years of life, experts in cancer care have called for palliative end of life care to improve life of the dying patient.
2 Nov 2017
Wheatgrass is said to contain 13 vitamins and all the 20 amino acids that the body needs, including the nine that are referred to as essential amino acids that cannot be produce in the body.
24 Oct 2017
*Tumour cells killed off with diabetes drug, early life exercise cuts woman’s risk of dying from disease by 13% Scientists have finally identified how sugar feeds cancer in a new research paper, which has been hailed as a “breakthrough”.The study, published Tuesday, explains why cancer cells rapidly break down sugars without producing much energy -…
19 Oct 2017
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.
14 Oct 2017
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.”
19 Sep 2017
Only pregnant women are currently advised to avoid cat faeces, which often contain Toxoplasma gondii, as the parasite is known to cause miscarriages, still births and damage to foetus' development.