A number of studies have shown that oxidative stress — a condition where damaging molecules known as free radicals build up inside cell — accelerates telomere shortening. Free radicals can damage not only the DNA that make up telomeres, but also the DNA building blocks used to extend them.
“It’s crucial that women are aware that a lump is not the only symptom of breast cancer,” When breast cancer presents without a breast lump, women may not get to the doctor quickly.
Many people still don’t know that secondary breast cancer is incurable. Treatment aims to slow down the spread of disease, relieve symptoms and give the best quality of life, for as long as possible. Some people live years, but only if they can access the best treatment possible, as early as possible.
These two diets do differ in many important ways: The Mediterranean diet is rich in tomatoes, which are the best source of cancer-fighting lycopene. Its main source of fat is olive oil, which (in its extra-virgin form) is high in important antioxidants. olive oil is high in omega-9 fatty acids, which do not promote inflammation, and contains a compound called oleocanthal that has anti- inflammatory properties.
The recent release of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 14th Report on Carcinogens includes seven newly reviewed substances, bringing the cumulative total to 248 listings.
Dozens of common medical treatments and procedures routinely given to patients by doctors are effectively pointless, leading doctors have warned. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AMRC) said scores of treatments which can be given to patients for various ailments ranging from grazes to cancer frequently do little more or the same as doing nothing at all, while also potentially incurring side effects.
States the inspired founder of an end-of-life psychotherapy known as Dignity Therapy.
A mother’s genetics determines how clever her children are, according to researchers, and the father makes no difference. Women are more likely to transmit intelligence genes to their children because they are carried on the X chromosome and women have two of these, while men only have one.