Ginger is a food and medicine both – for centuries, the root has been used in meals and as a natural remedy against numerous diseases and conditions. Ginger is native to Asia where it has been cultivated for its culinary and medicinal properties. The root can be found in all parts of the world now, and is constantly being used as a remedy for many ailments. The root can treat simple infections such as the common cold and flu, but new studies suggest that it can also destroy cancer cells even better than chemotherapy.
According to a study from Georgia State University, ginger can inhibit the growth of cancer cells and induces apoptosis in them, while leaving the healthy cells untouched. The study showed that the root has no adverse side-effects unlike chemotherapy which may kill a cancer patient….Readmore
Breast cancer affects 1 out of every 8 women in the USA. To successfully treat cancer, early detection is very important. It is highly necessarily for women to know the signs of invasive breast cancer from its inception and seek medical help early instead battling the latter stages of the disease.
These are the five warning signs and symptoms of breast cancer that every woman should know:
1. New moles or change in an existing mole
Moles can be seen as an early indicator of breast cancer. Women with moles had a 13% risk of developing breast cancer than the women with no moles on them….Readmore
Bitter melon has a very long history of medicinal use in the East. It has been used traditionally for high blood pressure, skin infections, painful menstruation, kidney stones, colic, malaria, glaucoma,high cholesterol, diarrhea, stomach cramps, hemorrhoids, and fever. Bitter melon contains alkaloids, glycoside, peptides, acids, cucurbitins, charantin, cucurbitacins, momordine, momorcharins, and proteins. It is thought that the primary constituents responsible for the hypoglycemic properties are charantin, cucurbutanoids, momordicin, and oleanolic acids. Recent scientific findings have been pointing to the hypoglycaemic and anticancer effects of bitter melon….Readmore
You know to look for lumps, but health experts say you should watch out for these symptoms too.
When it comes to breast cancer, we ladies know that we have to be ever vigilant about the presence of lumps in and around our breast tissue. But a lump is not the only symptom of the disease.
While lumps should be at the top of the list of things you are checking for, many of the signs of breast cancer are more subtle and can mimic the symptoms of other conditions. …Readmore
Leicester University researchers have found a cure for ovarian cancer in an aromatic gum resin obtained from an African tree. Researchers say that AKBA (acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid), a chemical compound in the resin, has cancer-killing properties. It has the potential to destroy ovarian cancer cells.
Frankincense (gum resin) is the resin of the Boswellia sacra, a small tree found across Africa and Arabia. The resin is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and is widely used in folk medicine to treat asthma, skin conditions and gastroenteritis among others….Readmore
For optimal health, one has to maintain a vitamin D level of 40-60 ng/ml year-round. Growing evidence suggests that 40 ng/ml seems to be the magic number at which multiple health benefits are obtained.
Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with a wide range of illnesses, such as stroke, hypertension, autoimmune disease, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, infectious diseases, Alzheimer`s disease, and Chron`s disease as well as cancers of the colon, prostate, esophagus, breast, ovaries, and the lymphatic system….Readmore
Every person has a certain risk percentage of getting cancer. And the appearance of cancer sometimes looks like it is without any good reason.
But, there are many risk factors that can augment the chance that one or more of the cells get abnormal and this causes cancer to appear.
Cancer that begins from the colon or the rectum is called colorectal cancer. They are also called rectal cancer or colon cancer, which is determined by the place that they begin to grow. These two types of cancer have a lot of the same characteristics and that is why they are put in the same group….Readmore