Colorectal Screenings Urged For Seniors, For Early Detection

colorectal cancer

Colorectal screenings done for senior citizens are being urged by the American College of Physicians (ACP), in their latest report. They urge that early detection is very important.   They stress the need for millions of aged Americans to get tested, even if they have no symptoms or family history of the disease.   In…

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CAR T-Cell Therapy Will Now Be Covered By Medicare

Car T Cell Therapy

CAR T-cell therapy works by improving the way natural T cells function. T cells are fighter cells that are a normal part of our immune system. They normally roam throughout the body to seek out and attack abnormal cells.   With this therapy, some of a patient’s T cells are removed from their body, and…

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Dietary Supplements For Alzheimer’s, Cancer Face Tough FDA Regulation

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

Dietary supplements marketed as preventing Alzheimer’s or cancer now face tough regulation by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).   Earlier this week, the FDA announced they will closely regulate dietary supplements and enforce action against companies who claim that their dietary supplements can prevent Alzheimer’s disease or cancer.   The explosive growth of the…

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Vitamin D, What It Is And Why You Need it For Optimal Health

Vitamin D is called the ‘sunshine vitamin’ since your body produces it in response to sun exposure. You can also get your daily dosage through food and supplements. Vitamin D is important for a number of reasons. It helps protect against a range of conditions such as cancer, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. The…

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Super Molecule Helps Boost Immune Cells To Fight Cancer

A super molecule helps boost the immune system’s fight against cancer by eating up malignant cancer cells. Scientists have developed a chemical structure built of smaller molecules that bond, or click, together like a jig saw puzzle.  This super molecule evades the cancer cell defenses and destroys it by eating it.       Super…

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Medical Marijuana: Is It Safe, Does It Really Work?

Medical marijuana is legal in half of U.S. states and the District of Columbia. More state legislatures are now considering bills to do the same. Yet while many people are using medical marijuana, the FDA has not approved it as a treatment because there haven’t been enough studies to prove that it’s safe and effective. Why…

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