Tag Archives: Cancer

Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding It

Even a little exercise may help people avoid and survive many types of cancer, according to new exercise guidelines released today that focus on how exercise affects cancer outcomes. The guidelines, issued jointly by the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Cancer Society and 15 other international organizations, update almost decade-old recommendations with new… Read More »

Want to regrow organs and defy cancer? Just copy these awesome animals

Creatures with incredible superpowers including the ability to survive being frozen and suffocated and resist ageing could revolutionise medicine, space travel and even war Life 9 October 2019 By Claire Ainsworth Brett Ryder IT HAS been holding its breath for months. Locked under an airless seal of ice, the extraordinary animal waits. At last, the… Read More »

Robert De Niro health: The actor’s life-threatening cancer diagnosis – what was it?

Robert De Niro, 76, is a Hollywood heavyweight. He is well known for his work with film director Martin Scorsese over the years. He is currently starring in Scorsese’s The Irishman. What fans might not know is that the actor was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2003. At the time, his publicist released a statement… Read More »

Can Mushrooms Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

A long-term study of more than 36,000 Japanese men published in the International Journal of Cancer revealed that men who consume mushrooms are less likely to develop prostate cancer, reports Tohoku University. Using two cohorts of Japanese men between ages 40 and 79, researchers monitored participants in 1990 and 1994 with follow-ups in 2014 and… Read More »

Breast cancer drug trial raises hopes

A new type of drug that blocks one of cancer’s escape routes from chemotherapy could be used to treat aggressive breast cancers, a study suggests. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, found the drug could boost the response to chemotherapy in cancers that had become resistant in both cells grown in the… Read More »