8 Symptoms Of the Most Common Brain Tumor
Did you know that the most common brain tumor is benign in over 95% of cases? We’re talking about meningiomas, a type of brain tumor that develops in the protective tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord called the meninges.
These Cancer-Fighting Nanobots Seek and Destroy Tumors!
Scientists have created an autonomous DNA nanobot system that destroys cancerous tumors by completely cutting off their blood supply. If these nanobots are effective in human trials, they could prove to be a substantial new weapon in the fight against cancer.
Your Adrenal Gland May Be the Reason Why You're So Tired
Adrenal fatigue is a much more common problem than you might think. If you’ve been feeling extremely tired lately, you could have adrenal fatigue syndrome, which is also called adrenal insufficiency. This affliction occurs because of the adrenal gland malfunctioning.
Knowing the Signs of a Brain Tumor Can Save Your Life...
Persistent headaches One of the most commons signs of a brain tumor is the development of persistent headaches. In fact, according to the American Brain Tumor Association, about half of all people with a brain tumor experience such headaches.
Doctors Are Using the Polio Virus to Treat Brain Tumors!
This is a notoriously difficult disease to treat, but it’s one of the most common of all malignant brain tumors. It can cause headaches, blurred vision, confusion, and seizures.
The Doctors Thought She Had a Brain Tumor. They Were Wrong
The Initial Diagnosis Concerns arose that the lesion found in Rachel’s brain might be a malignant brain tumor . The fear was that, if the tumor was not removed immediately, it could be life-threatening. The doctors opted to perform brain surgery to remove the tumor.
Everything You Need To Know About Excessive Hair In Women
Excess hair growth in women (also called hirsutism) can be a symptom of a variety of health conditions: adrenal dysfunctions, hormonal imbalance, as well as an early symptom of cancer.
Can Dogs Really Detect Illnesses and Save Lives?
Without doubt, cancer is one of those diseases that are important to catch early, and blood tests along with PET or CT scans are expensive and sometimes unreliable in finding tumors in their early stages of development.
4 Internal Reasons Why You Can't Lose Weight
Adrenal Weight Gain The adrenal glands are responsible for the fight-or-flight response to stress. If your body is stressed out too much, you may start to develop a hormonal imbalance, leading to different dysfunctions.
A Virus to Treat Cancer? An Amazing Advancement.
A study which attempted to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumors has delivered that and more. Not only did the particular virus in question reach its target, but it also stimulated the patient's own immune system - which then went on to attack the tumor as well.
This Test May Help You Identify Cancer in Advance.
Is this a mole or a cancerous tumor? When assessing skin moles there are 4 guidelines you can follow, the ABCD of skin cancer. Cancer Not cancer Is this a mole or a cancerous tumor? ABCD stands for: asymmetry, border, color and diameter. Memorize these words and learn how to look for them.
This Vaccine Could Help Us Win the War Against Cancer!
Ronald Levy, an oncologist and the senior researcher, said that “when we use these two agents together, we see the elimination of tumors all over the body.
Balance Your Hormones Naturally With These 10 Useful Tips
Try not to overwork your adrenal glands Dietary and lifestyle choices may overwork the adrenal glands, making them unable to keep up with their hormone production, leading to adrenal fatigue (a symptom of which is PMS).
How Does Cancer Spread? Find Out Here!
Cancer usually starts with one tumor in a specific area of the body. However, if this tumor is not removed, the cancer will spread to nearby organs as well as places far away from the origin, such as the brain.
New Test Discovers Cancer Months Before it Appears!
In the lung cancer trial, which involved 100 patients, scientists saw precipitous rises in tumor DNA in the blood of patients who relapses months, or even a whole year, later.
Will We Soon See An End to Chemotherapy?
The strategy to combat tumors has been quite straightforward, mainly remove the tumor in any way possible. Standard treatments are a combination of surgery to remove the tumors physically, and the use of chemotherapy to dissolve the tumors from within, to shrink them to nothing.
New ‘Trojan Horse’ Drug Tricks and Kills Cancer Cells
“It looks like a nice little fatty acid, so the tumor’s receptors see it and invite it in. Then the drug starts getting metabolized and kills the tumor cells.” How will this new treatment work exactly?
Common Anti-Diarrhea Drug Found to Kill Brain Cancer Cells
According to a German research group from the Institute of Experimental Cancer Research in Paediatrics at Goethe University, this affordable and widely-accessible drug can kill the cells of glioblastoma tumors, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
Doctors Use Woman's Own Immune System to Cure Her Cancer
A woman has been completely cured of her breast cancer after doctors tweaked her immune system, enabling it to destroy the tumors that had spread throughout her body.
Funny Stand Up: Can't Argue With Wife Post Surgery!
Here he is making even a tragic part of his life funny, like arguing with his wife after she's had her brain tumor surgery...
8 Signs of Pancreatic Cancer You Should Be Aware of!
Because of its location, it can be difficult to feel tumors before they’ve grown out of control. Furthermore, there’s no screening test for this type of cancer. Looking for clues to pancreatic cancer is vital for early detection and treatment.
Do We All Carry a 'Cancer Gene'? What Can Be Done.
In every cell in our body, two tumor suppressor genes known as BRCA1 have the important task of regulating the speed at which our cells divide.
Science News: Genetic Bandages?
It is this ability by the RNA to influence the activity level of genes that makes using it a crucial step in our quest to cure diseases on a genetic level - including cancer tumors, chronic diseases and wounds.
New Technology Can Help Extend the Life of Cancer Patients
However, the study claims that the injection against glioblastoma in the research led to “inhibited tumor growth by 50 percent” and “improved survival by 30 percent.” In an ovarian tumor, the injection “increased survival by 80 percent.”