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9 Cancer Symptoms That Are Often Ignored

We all do it once in a while. We notice a weird pain, bump or other unusual something-or-other somewhere on or in our body and we just blow it off and decide it’s not something we need to worry about. In the vast majority of cases, people get away with

A WHO report says Monsanto’s Glyphosate is probably causing cancer

Monsanto, the US-based agrochemical giant that has dominated the agricultural industry with its herbicides and genetically modified seeds, is the focus of yet another controversy over the potential hazards of one of its biggest chemicals. Glyphosate, one of the primary ingredients in Monsanto’subiquitous weedkiller Roundup and other companies’ products, probably causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a new report from the World Health Organization’s International

World Cancer Day – February 4th

The World Cancer Day will be observed on 4 February with renewed pledge to combat and control the disease. The 2015 theme of this day is ‘Not Beyond Us. The purpose of the day is to highlight solutions that exist and take a proactive approach in the fight against cancer

Ghana: takeover of the food system by giant biotech companies

It’s another victory for Monsanto, the giant corporation responsible for a large amount of genetically modified foods available on the market today. In Ghana, the national parliament has given its full support to the Plant Breeders Bill. Under this proposed legislation, farmers would be restricted from practicing ancient farming methods,

Prevent cancer by doing 12 simple things

  Cancer experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) have published a 12-point code aimed at preventing cancer. Recommendations involve behavioural changes and below are their guidelines: 1. Do not smoke. Do not use any form of tobacco. 2. Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace. 3. Take action to be a

Scientists Reviewed 343 Studies to see if Organic Food is Better for you. Here’s what they Found Out

This settles the debate over organic foods. Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? Researchers from Newcastle University in England have reviewed and conducted meta-analysis on 343 peer-reviewed scientific studies in an effort to find out if organic foods contained greater nutritional value than conventional foods. The results will probably shock

The 4 Types Of Men Most At Risk of HPV Virus

Can men get HPV? Yes! While it is somewhat rare for men to contract oral oncologic human papillomavirus (HPV) infections, there are four types of men who are most susceptible to infection. HPV16 is associated with the growing increase of oropharyngeal cancer in the world. However, prevalent oral HPV16 infection is rare and

7 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

1 GMO Genetically modified organisms, more commonly called GMO’s, are foods that have been modified by chemicals and grown with chemicals. In a study done by Dr. Pusztai at the Rowett Institute in Scotland, rats were fed GMO foods, especially potatoes. ALL rats showed damaged immune systems, pre-cancerous cell growths, along with

12 best foods that fight cancer

  What are the top foods that may prevent cancer? A comprehensive review of thousands of studies on diet, physical activity, and weight conducted for the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research pointed to the benefits of eating plant-based foods, which have demonstrated the strongest ability

E-cigarettes affect cells

  Electronic cigarettes can change gene expression in a similar way to tobacco, according to one of the first studies to investigate the biological effects of the devices. Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting on 6 April in San Diego, California, the research looked at human bronchial cells that

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