DNA Research and Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

 

The research by Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and published in the journal Pancreas promises a possible way to convert pancreatic cancer cells back to normal cells.  This is accomplished by introducing a protein named E47 that causes the DNA to instruct the cancerous cells to convert back to normal cells.

Sound like science-fiction?  Ten years ago to most of us it […]

Telomere Lengthening–A More Natural Cure

A study published by scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine offers hope for ways of assisting the human body deal with some diseases and slow-down

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the aging process.  The good news is […]

Eat What You Want But Not Gain Weight

Perhaps the most envied people are the ones who can eat vast quantities of ice cream, pastries, pies and candy but never gain an ounce.  Others, particularly as they get older, seem to put on weight even if they indulge in tiny amounts of these foods.  Almost everyone agrees that excess weight can lead to many medical problems in […]

DNA Treatment To Treat Pain–Narcotic Producer’s Biggest Fear

In hearings before the FDA and Congress, there is little debate that the use of narcotics to treat pain has led to higher and higher levels of addiction in the United States.  It is also accepted fact that the great increase in the use of heroin is being fueled by people who were prescribed narcotics to treat pain and […]

Natural Solution to Antibiotic Crisis

Many consumers and health care providers are in a quandary.  It is common knowledge that before antibiotic treatments like penicillin were developed about

100 years ago, many people died from injuries that cause no problems today.  However, there is growing evidence that the use of antibiotics can lead to the treated person  developing a resistance to antibiotics.  Anything that works […]

Thyroid Cancer and DNA

One of the fundamental diagnosis and treatment issues is the reliance on the most effective tools currently available.  Now that sequencing the human genome is not only much less expensive but also much faster, there is no longer an excuse not to incorporate this technology into most diagnosis.

One of the most frequently diagnosed thyroid cancer conditions is papillary thyroid […]

Want Someone To Get Alzheimer’s–Give Them Xanax Says Study

A study entitled, Benzodiazepine use and risk of Alzheimer’s disease: BMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5205 (Published 09 September 2014), pointed to the fact the use of benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium, Klonopin and Ativan increased the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

The study compared people who took no benzodiazepines to people who took the cumulative equivalent of daily doses of benzodiazepines for from three to six […]

Obesity–The Search Is Over?

One of the most accepted agreements among health professionals and their patients is that being overweight is certainly going to increase a person’s risk of  health problems.  It is common sense.  The more weight the more demand on the body’s organs.  As people add weight they are more likely to get diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems and many other […]

More Proof–Prescription Narcotics Lead To Heroin Use

People working in medical detox centers and in drug rehab facilities have long been predicting that one of the consequences of the increased abuse of prescription narcotics was leading to increased heroin use.  The reason, as the rules for prescribing prescription narcotics have tightened the people who became addicted began moving to heroin.  Heroin is almost molecularly the same […]

Opioids Like OxyContin Only For Cancer Pain

A September 29, 2014 MedPage Today article discussed the position paper just released by the American Academy of Neurology that confirms what many health practitioners have known for some time.  Gary Franklin, MD is at the University of Washington in Seattle and authored the paper.  Dr. Franklin points out that that there have been more than 100,000 opioid-related deaths since the late […]