Tag Archives: cancer

Herbs to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Herbs and spices have been used as food preservatives, flavorings, and in traditional medicines for thousands of years. More and more scientific evidence supports the medicinal properties of culinary herbs. Colon cancer is the the fourth most common form of cancer worldwide. Studies show that Garlic, Ginger, Turmeric, Thyme, Rosemary, Sage, Spearmint, and Peppermint all… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Immunotherapy Safe for Cancer Patients with COVID

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Immunotherapy for cancer patients with COVID-19 appears safe, a preliminary study suggests. The treatments activate a person’s immune system against cancer. Researchers have been wary, because many COVID-19 complications result from an overactive immune response that leads to increased production of proteins called… Read More »

Common hypertension medications may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Research Highlights: People who take angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i) or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) for conditions such as high blood pressure were less likely to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer after having a normal colonoscopy. This is the first study to show potential benefits on colorectal cancer development from these commonly prescribed hypertension… Read More »