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Chemo-Vitamin Combo May Help Prostate Cancer Patients

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Research is showing that a high-powered vitamin combined with chemo-therapy can help prolong the lives of some of the sickest prostate cancer patients. Dr. David Copeland, 79, has advanced prostate cancer, but a combination of drugs has kept the retired dentist alive and well for four years now.… continue reading

Two cups of tea a day cuts risk of some skin cancers

Thursday, April 19, 2007
PAT HAGAN TWO cups of a tea day may slash the risk of skin cancer, according to new research. Scientists found that tea-drinkers were at least 65 per cent less likely to get certain types of tumour. The findings, published in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention, show tea appears to protect the body against squamous cell carcinomas and basal cell carcinomas.… continue reading

High Blood Pressure – On the Sunny Side of the Street

Monday, April 16, 2007
By Jessica Cander It is one of those situations where, after examining the facts, you almost feel like you are caught between a rock and a hard spot. Or perhaps better yet between the shade and the sun. For many years now the public has been cautioned against excess amounts of sun exposure.… continue reading

A look at skin cancer treatments

Thursday, April 5, 2007
Skin cancer today can be treated in a variety of ways, Dr. Mary Hurley says. “You don’t necessarily have to go under the knife.” Creams and freezing Freezing works for many skin cancers. The downside, though, is that only the ones that can be seen can be treated.… continue reading

So can sunshine beat heart disease?

Wednesday, April 4, 2007
By JEROME BURNE All through winter, your vitamin D stores will have been declining, and by now you will have a fraction of what you need – not just for strong bones but to fight off a range of diseases, including cancer, heart disease and infections.… continue reading

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