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Archive for the ‘Cancer Treatment’ Category

Green Tea Protects Against Cancer

More studies show that drinking green tea regularly may have a protective effect against many types of cancer, including breast, lung, prostate, and colon cancer. British researchers have also found that the popular beverage that has been enjoyed for at least 3,000 years could also reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and burn fat in people who are trying to improve their weight. Although both green tea and black tea come from the same Camellia sinensis plant, green tea is healthier because it is less processed and it contains three times more antioxidants than does black tea according to the […]

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Foot Massage Technique Relieves Cancer Symptoms

Patients who are undergoing cancer treatment often experience symptoms related to therapy which may affect the quality of their life, including nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue, and shortness of breath. These patients usually seek treatment for these side effects to improve the quality of their life. Michigan State University researchers report that reflexology, a specialized foot massage used for hundreds of years, can benefit cancer patients suffering from cancer symptoms and the side effects of therapy. The large-scale, randomized study was the first to evaluate reflexology as a complement to standard cancer treatment. Results of the study were recently […]

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Remedies for Chemotherapy Side Effects

Treating cancer does not only involve taking chemotherapy to kill cancer cells, it also entails combating the unpleasant side effects of these strong drugs. These side effects include digestive problems, including nausea, vomiting, bloating and diarrhea, as well as dry mouth, weakness, fatigue and pain. Experts recommend different ways to relieve these symptoms, and although they are home remedies which do not need prescription, it is best to get a doctor’s advice on the suitability of these methods. About seventy percent of patients who have undergone chemotherapy report nausea and vomiting after their treatment. Stewart Fleishman, M.D., author of Learn […]

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How Drinking Milk Protects Against Colon Cancer

For many people, milk is an essential part of the diet. It is a rich source of calcium, proteins, vitamins A, D and B12, phosphorus and potassium. Milk consumption has been associated with a reduced risk for high blood pressure, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis. Studies have also shown that people who drink milk may be protected from colon cancer, and a team of scientists from Sweden have found the mechanism explaining this effect. Professor Stina Oredsson, of the Department of Biology at the University of Lund, Sweden reports that milk contains lactoferricin4-14 (Lfcin4-14), one of the proteins in milk […]

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Herbal Tea for Breast Cancer

Scientists at Aston University in Birmingham and Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley have discovered that an extract from a common plant in Pakistan may help fight against breast cancer. Known as Virgon’s Mantlem, Fagonia cretica is a plant commonly used in herbal tea. It is usually found in arid, desert regions of Pakistan, Africa, India, and parts of Europe. Although it has been traditionally used in rural Pakistan to treat women who have breast cancer, up until now this extract has been regarded as a folklore remedy. Pakistan women who have taken the herbal extract however, have not reported any […]

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