New Drug Promises Relief to Cancer Patients

Mar 29, 2012 - Comments: ...

Cancer Drug

There’s new hope for cancer patients all over the world! A new drug that could treat all kinds of cancer has been discovered! But the research findings specifically stated seven kinds of tumors that can be treated by this drug and they are breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver and prostate.

The research showed that tumor cells also display the “do not eat” signal or protein that is found in healthy cells which is why the cancer cells are not destroyed by drugs against cancer. But this time, the treatment involving an antibody blocks the “do not eat” signal in tumor cells thereby allowing the immune system to destroy them.

Tablet Use Can Cause Neck and Shoulder Pain!

Mar 28, 2012 - Comments: ...

Tabets Neck Pain

Today’s tablets and smartphones are so engaging that owners hardly notice the time as they pore over their contents and features. But do you know that a recent study shows spending so much time on a tablet and smartphone is harmful to your neck and shoulders? This is especially true if you use them while they’re resting on your lap! Since you have to look down on the screen, this causes high head and neck flexion which lead to neck and shoulder pain.

The chances of acquiring neck and shoulder pain are higher when using tablets and devices than in desktops. Desktops are upright so there’s less neck flexion from the user.

Daily Dose of Red Meat Causes Heart Disease and Cancer!

Mar 13, 2012 - Comments: ...

Red Mear and Cancer

Heart disease and cancer are among the biggest killers in today’s society did you know? And a lot of people wonder how this is possible. Well, if you are one of those people you don’t have to look far. Just look at your table. The kind of food you put there are probably the kind that causes deadly heart disease and cancer!

If red meat is a regular on your table well, don’t expect to live a long life! And the sad thing about this is, if you’re making your whole family eat it too, including your young children. You’re killing them slowly by making them eat red meat do you know that?

A recent study from Harvard states that daily serving of meat increases the risk of cancer and heart disease since it is loaded with saturated fats and cholesterol! Even processed meats like hotdogs, bacon and salami can be contributors!

Eight Solid Hours of Sleep? Less Might Be Good For You!

Mar 2, 2012 - Comments: ...

Sleep Hours

Lots of people today whine a lot about how they have insomnia and can’t get back to sleep when they suddenly awake in the middle of the night. This is troubling for them because they don’t get the required eight hours of sleep every night. But you know what? What you’re going through may actually be a natural thing according to a several studies.

One historian by the name of Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech came across a wealth of evidence wherein it’s actually normal for a night’s rest to be interrupted. He has this concept of a “first sleep” where people can sleep after dusk and then wake up for two hours and go back to what he calls as the “second sleep.” His studies suggest that these waking hours between sleep can help regulate stress.

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