Monthly Archives: November 2012

Stem Cell Transplant Might Restore Sperm

Stem cell transplant might restore sperm

Stem Cell Transplant Might Restore Sperm Source: “Boys left infertile by childhood cancer treatment may one day be able to produce healthy sperm by using stored stem cells, monkey research suggests.” Source:  Stem cells have been in debate since a very long time. Lots of ethical issues have been risen, lots of hope has been given since the concept of stem cells came into existence. Stem cell research reached another milestone by being able to create sperms that […]

Stem Cell Hope For Spinal Injuries

Recent research suggests that there may be stem cell hope for spinal injuries. People with damaged spinal columns have had to come to terms with living a life without the use of their legs as damage to the spinal cord prevented messages being delivered to the legs. However recent research into stem cell treatment of the spinal cord in dogs has shown that the animals have regained the use of limbs that were previously totally limp. “As he strolls across […]

Diabetes Is On The Rise

Diabetes is on the rise according to a study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is not surprising since most people in the West continue to be overweight, lack exercise and by enlarge eat the wrong diet. Furthermore the onset of diabetes, if not immediately controlled, can lead to many years of  insulin injections and also a host of other diseases such as kidney failure. “The report shows that between 1995 and 2000 the prevalence of […]

Vitamin E Helps Prevent Liver Cancer

vitamin e helps prevent liver cancer

Vitamin E helps Prevent Liver Cancer A report on a Chinese study here claims that vitamin E helps prevent liver cancer. Liver cancer is a serious and deadly disease, whether primary, or secondary as a result of spread from other places in the body such as the colon. The article states that: “The study led by W. Zhang of State Key Laboratory of Oncogene and Related Genes in Shanghai, China and colleagues showed that intake of vitamin E regardless its […]

Alternative Medicines For Male Impotence

For males, impotence is one of the worst conditions that you can have and we look alternative medicines for male impotence. Obviously there are no outward physical symptoms that are obvious but the mental scarring, the lack of confidence and the inferiority complex that develops can all have a devastating effect. “There are quite a lot of causes behind impotence. The stress of modern life is such, that people are extremely busy with their work, and hardly get any time […]

The Hidden Risk of DIY

There are some cancers that are known to be associated with certain environmental factors, and if we want to avoid the cancer we need to minimize the exposure to the aggravating factor. Everybody knows the association between smoking and lung cancer, and even passive smoking has now been recognised as a health threat, but, did you about the hidden risk of DIY? The risk here is of an extremely unpleasant and devastating form of lung cancer called mesothelioma which has […]

Diesel Fumes Can Cause Cancer Says The WHO

Diesel Fumes can cause Cancer says the WHO It was recognized many years ago that smog was bad for our health, and then somewhat more recently that lead was poisonous and our exposure to it should be minimized, that smoking causes lung cancer, and so on. Yet people have been positively encouraged to buy diesel cars instead of petrol despite the strong suspicion that the particulates contained therein would be likely to be damaging to health. One wonders whether this […]

Alternative Treatments For Liver Diseases

Alternative treatments for liver diseases Liver diseases get treated only by rest and detoxification primarily. This is why there is better prognosis of alternative treatments for liver diseases as compared to conventional treatments. In alternative therapy the diet modifications have to do with the addition of food that could help detoxifying the liver. Foods like beetroot and carrots are excellent in detoxifying liver as these vegetables have flavonoids which act as antioxidants and detoxify the wastes. Beetroot is also known […]