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Childhood leukemia may be triggered by germs and could be prevented, study suggests

A leading cancer researcher has suggested the likely cause of childhood leukemia, adding that most cases of the condition may be preventable.<p>Dr. Mel …

Cancer

NIH study finds gut microbiome can control antitumor immune function in liver

Findings have implications for understanding the mechanisms that lead to liver cancer and for therapeutic approaches to treat them.

Cancer

3D printed sugar scaffolds could help grow organs, then dissolve away

Sugar, that amazingly sweet treat some of us just can’t get enough of, has long been the fascination of children (and those with a child-like sweet …

University of Illinois

Cancer survivor loses bum after tumour removal but can’t take more surgery

A cancer survivor who appeared on Botched to fix his bum after tumour removal surgery opted out of the procedure at the last minute.<p>Tristan appeared …

Cancer

Update on Medical Imaging

For several years, doctors have utilized positron emission tomography (PET) scans to look at nodules and masses to determine whether they are benign …

Cancer

Obesity reportedly linked to 12 types of cancer

Cancer

Cancer mortality and incidence is dropping in the USA – winning the war on cancer

Despite the cancer tropes that seem to afflict Facebook and Twitter these days, which includes the laughable "Big Pharma is hiding a secret cancer …

Cancer

Nanoparticles carrying two drugs can cross the blood-brain barrier and shrink glioblastoma tumors

Glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain tumor, is one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. Only a handful of drugs are approved to treat …

Particles

Nara Almeida: 5 Things To Know About Brazilian Blogger, 24, Who Tragically Died Of Stomach Cancer

Brazilian fashion blogger, Nara Almeida, is sadly dead at the young age of 24 after a hard-fought battle with stomach cancer. Here’s everything to …

Cancer

OUTRAGE: New Health Guidelines Say 'No Amount' Of Alcohol, Bacon, Or Sausage Is Safe

A new set of health guidelines, released by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) says that people can reduce their risk of cancer about 40% by …

Cancer

Scientists at Cardiff University have found a way to destroy cancer without infecting healthy cells

A treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility thanks to research led by Cardiff …

Cancer

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

How to Tell the Negative Voice in Your Head to Shut the Hell Up

And Other Bad Habits That Keep You From CreatingEasier said than done, you think. Nobody <i>wants</i> to listen to their inner voice prattle on about how …

Self-help

5 Apps to Improve Your Mindfulness And Your Fitness

You already know that spending time in the gym equals fitness gains, but what about doing the same for your brain? Elite athletes spend as much time …

Meditation

Four Essential & Brief Zen Meditation Manuals

Here are four critical meditation manuals within the Zen tradition. They are arranged in the order they were composed, starting from sometime at the …

Meditation

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Mindfulness

A Mindfulness Practice for Doing One Thing at a Time

It’s rare to have a conversation these days without hearing the word “busy” repeated over and over, often in elaborate and colorful ways: “I’m …

Mindfulness

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

Effortless Meditation for Restless Minds

Photo Courtesy of Tobias Hutzler / Trunk Archive<p>Speculative but Promising<p>Toggle description<p>There’s momentum behind this concept, though it needs more …

Meditation

How to Boost Your Router Security as the VPNFilter Threat Grows

Two weeks after the FBI urged consumers to tighten the WiFi security in their homes, the security researchers who first identified the malware threat …

Wi-Fi

This Simple Chart Explains How To Be Happier, So Save It To Your Desktop

Attention all: The key to absolute happiness has been uncovered and — surprise! — it’s on the internet (sort of). No, the key cannot be found on …

The Powerful Life Lesson I Learned After My Cancer Diagnosis

<i>What makes life worth living? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Katherine Killoran, physician, cancer survivor, on Quora:</b><p>I just read the book, When Breath Becomes Air. It is the memoir of Dr. …

It’s not all doom and gloom. The best part of the job is when cancer treatment works and patients return to good health. Occasionally there are miracles<p>People assume that oncology is all doom, gloom and death. To be honest it can be, but thankfully not all of the time, or else nobody could cope …

Cancer

We have a vaccine for six cancers, so why are less than half of kids getting it?

<b>(AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)</b><p>A vaccine can curb the risk of six HPV-related cancers, but adoption of them has been slow and surprisingly low<p>Electra D. Paskett<p>February 6, 2017 6:33pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Early in our careers, few of us imagined a vaccine could …

Public Health

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Cancers of the colon and rectum have been declining in older adults in recent decades and have always been considered rare in young people. But scientists are reporting a sharp rise in colorectal cancers in adults as young as their 20s and 30s, an ominous trend.<p>The vast majority of colorectal …

Every child with cancer to have tumour DNA sequenced to find best treatment

Every child with a tumour in Britain will have their cancer DNA sequenced so they can get the best possible drugs and help the UK catch up with treatment in Europe and the US.<p>The charity Children with Cancer UK has today announced £1.5 million in funding so that from today youngsters can be …

Cancer

Cancer Causes, Risks And What To Eat, Drink And Do To Fight Off The Disease

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ray Schilling.</i><p>We have a higher life expectancy than a few decades ago. As cancer is a disease …

A cancer vaccine was just injected into its first patient

Moderna Medicine<p>Moderna Therapeutics has taken a major step forward in its efforts to produce a cancer vaccine based on the growing volume of …

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

WITHOUT chemotherapy or radiation, Shona Leigh survived cancer and she claims to know something worth talking about.<p>"I cured cancer. Knowing what I …

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …