Tag: Cancer

Wormwood ( Artemesia ) may hold key to non-toxic Cancer and Leukemia treatment

Reposted at Request from 26-Nov-2001 Contact: Rob Harrill rharrill@u.washington.edu 206-543-2580 University of Washington Two bioengineering researchers at the University of Washington have discovered a promising potential treatment for cancer among the ancient arts of Chinese folk medicine. Research Professor Henry Lai and assistant research Professor Narendra Singh have […]

Cell phone-cancer link found by Tel Aviv University scientist : ” Due to fewer antennas, cell phones in rural areas need to emit more radiation to communicate effectively.”

Contact: George Hunka ghunka@aftau.org 212-742-9070 American Friends of Tel Aviv University IMAGE:Dr. Siegal Sadetzki.Click here for more information. An Israeli scientist, Dr. Siegal Sadetzki, has found a link between cell phone usage and the development of tumors. Dr. Sadetzki, a physician, epidemiologist and lecturer at Tel Aviv University, […]

Anti-cancer ( Avastin ) drug damages brain vessels

Contact: Hema Bashyam hbashyam@rockefeller.edu 212-327-7053 Journal of Experimental Medicine The cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) is used to treat advanced bowel cancer in combination with chemotherapy. This drug targets a protein called VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) that stimulates blood vessel growth. Avastin inhibits the growth of tumors by […]

WSU researchers discover mechanism leading from trichomoniasis ( protozoan parasite ) to prostate cancer “40 percent greater chance of developing prostate cancer”

Contact: John Alderete, WSU professor of molecular biosciences alderete@vetmed.wsu.edu 509-335-8125 Washington State University Finding could lead to better diagnosis and treatment PULLMAN, Wash.—Researchers have identified a way in which men can develop prostate cancer after contracting trichomoniasis, a curable but often overlooked sexually transmitted disease. Previous studies have […]

Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk

Contact: Liz Savage jncimedia@oxfordjournals.org 301-841-1287 Journal of the National Cancer Institute Sex hormones circulating in the blood do not appear to be associated with prostate cancer risk, according to data from 18 prior studies. The analysis will be published online January 29 in the Journal of the National […]

24th Health Research Report 06 FEB 2008 – Reconstruction

Health Technology Research Synopsis 24th Issue Date 06 FEB 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano Editors Top Five:   1.      Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk 2.      Over-the-counter eardrops may cause hearing loss or damage 3.      Researchers investigate links between prostate, cadmium, zinc 4.      Supplementary approach to malaria […]

23rd Health Research Report 23 JAN 2008 – Reconstructed

Health Technology Research Synopsis 23rd Issue Date 22 JAN 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano Editors Top Five: 1.      Lipoic acid could reduce atherosclerosis, weight gain 2.      Probiotics affect metabolism, says new study 3.      Value of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated 4.      Selective reporting of antidepressant trials exaggerates drug effectiveness […]

22nd Health Research Report 8 JAN 2008 – Reconstruction

Follow Link Below: Health Technology Research Synopsis 22nd Issue Date 8 JAN 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.healthresearchreport.me http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm http://www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore http://www.engineeringevil.com Editors Top Five: 1.      The Cost of Pushing Pills: A New Estimate of Pharmaceutical Promotion Expenditures in the United States 2.      Jefferson scientists studying the effects […]

Precise and persistent cell sabotage

  Contact: Kevin Mayhood kevin.mayhood@case.edu 216-534-7183 Case Western Reserve University   Control of siRNA could aid regenerative medicine, cancer therapy Some of the body’s own genetic material, known as small interfering RNA (siRNA), can be packaged then unleashed as a precise and persistent technology to guide cell behavior, […]

136 Health Research Report 24 AUG 2012

* This is Just a Report I do every 2 weeks…Only a few of these articles do I post on this Conduit. Link is at the Bottom: Editors Top Five: 1.   Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function 2.   Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, […]

Virus kills breast cancer cells in laboratory

A nondisease-causing virus kills human breast cancer cells in the laboratory, creating opportunities for potential new cancer therapies, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers who tested the virus on three different breast cancer types that represent the multiple stages of breast cancer development. Adeno-associated virus type […]

Cancer conflict with chemotherapy treatment – Chemotherapy gave no Survival advantage

Contact: Charlotte Webber press@biomedcentral.com 44-020-763-19980 BioMed Central Young women suffering from breast cancer do not necessarily benefit from chemotherapy treatment Women under the age of forty with breast cancer who are given drugs in addition to lumpectomies or radiotherapy, known as adjuvant chemotherapy, may not be benefiting from […]

Quercitin Blocks Androgen activity preventing prostate cancer growth – Otherwise 80% of prostate cancers re-appear after 1 – 2 years

Contact: Mary Lawson lawson.mary18@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Natural substances in fruits and vegetables may be potential treatment for prostate cancer ROCHESTER, MINN. — Quercetin (kwer-se-ten), a natural substance found in apples, onions, tea and red wine, may be a potentially novel approach for preventing and treating prostate cancer, […]

Chemotherapy causes a 30 Fold Increase in WNT16B which drives more cancer and resistance (2nd Confirmation)

Public release date: 5-Aug-2012 [ Contact: Kristen Woodward kwoodwar@fhcrc.org 206-667-5095 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Researchers discover new mechanism behind resistance to cancer treatment Finding could lead to development of better therapies SEATTLE – Developing resistance to chemotherapy is a nearly universal, ultimately lethal consequence for cancer patients […]

Milk thistle extract stops lung cancer in mice

Milk thistle extract stops lung cancer in mice Silibinin stops production of COX2 and iNOS Tissue with wound-like conditions allows tumors to grow and spread. In mouse lung cancer cells, treatment with silibinin, a major component of milk thistle, removed the molecular billboards that signal these wound-like conditions […]

Fish oil may hold key to leukemia cure

This is a Repost from 6 months ago. What is Evil about it, is that none of this information is being conveyed to patients…Hence a rare re-post for me… A compound produced from fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells could lead to a cure for the disease, […]