Tag: cancer

Prebiotics May Help Fight Melanoma by Activating Anti-Tumor Immunity

  Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that two prebiotics, mucin and inulin, slowed the growth of melanoma in mice by boosting the immune system’s ability to fight cancer. In contrast to probiotics, which are live bacterial strains, prebiotics are “food”…

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EPA Now Claims Glyphosate, the Main Ingredient in Roundup, Doesn’t Cause Cancer

By Derrick Broze The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reaffirmed their belief that glyphosate is not a carcinogen, despite initially concluding the chemical was probably carcinogenic. On Thursday, the EPA concluded a regulatory review of glyphosate and found that the most widely used herbicide…

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16-Year-Old Teen Develops Armor That “Blocks” Radiation During Cancer Treatments, Reducing Exposure By 16%

By Amanda Froelich Meet Macinley Butson, a young inventor who has received international recognition for her efforts to protect women from excess radiation during breast cancer treatments. Thanks to her ingenuity, the copper SMART armor has the potential to save countless lives. Butson has always…

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Molecule Triggers Self-Destruction of Pancreatic Cancer Cells, Scientists Discover

By Manuel García Aguilar One of the biggest challenges modern medicine has had to face is finding successful cancer treatments. And recently, treatment advances across the spectrum of cancers have continued at a rapid pace. Lung cancer experienced significant treatment breakthroughs in 2018, primarily in…

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