Posts by Judah

New Virus Kills Both Cancer Cells and Cells Adjacent to the Tumor

While the immune system’s job is to protect the body from being attacked by cancer cells, nonetheless, healthy fibroblast cells surrounding the tumor actually get tricked into protecting the cancerous tumor from being destroyed by the immune system. Until now, no one has been able to find a way to destroy both the tumor and…

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US Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 12-18, 2018

The US Antibiotic Awareness Week Is November 12-18, 2018. Formerly called the “Get Smart about Antibiotics Week,” this is to raise awareness of the danger of antibiotic resistance and the importance of prescribing and using antibiotics correctly, as misuse contributes to the rise of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria. Antibiotics are Lifesaving Antibiotics are lifesaving,…

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Blue Light can Lower Blood Pressure

  Blue Light may Prevent Cardiovascular Events A new study shows that amazing blue light can safely lower blood pressure without any of the side effects of many pharmaceutical blood pressure lowering drugs and thus may be able to prevent cardiovascular events. The study was published in EAPC European Association of Preventive Cardiology November 1, 2018,…

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Diabetic? Go Vegan

November is National Diabetes Month November is National Diabetes Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that there are more than 30 million Americans with diabetes.  The majority of people have type 2 diabetes and their numbers are rising and increasing at an alarming rate, so much so, that some refer…

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

  Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program that includes physical exercises designed to help improve cardiovascular health and to prevent further cardiovascular events in someone who is recovering from a cardiovascular event or has just undergone a surgical cardiac procedure such as artery stenting or heart or valve surgery. The ideal CR programs consists of 36…

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Today October 29, 2018 is World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day sponsored by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) seeks to improve care and support for stroke survivors and raise awareness of prevention and treatment of stroke all over the world. This year it falls today, October 29. Life after Stroke The message of this year’s World Stroke Day is that it is possible…

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Controlling High Blood Pressure in Diabetics may Prevent Organ Failure

  Study Shows that High Blood Pressure in Diabetics is the Main Cause of Organ Failure rather than the Diabetes A Rutgers study published October 4, 2018, in the Journal Clinical and Experimental Hypertension demonstrates how extremely high blood pressure causes organ damage in diabetics and thus the key to preventing life-threatening organ failure is…

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Best Protein for Rebuilding Muscles in Seniors

When seniors are inactive, especially during hospital stays or in recovering from operations or illnesses, they lose a lot of muscle mass. Aging also contributes to losing muscle mass and this is called sarcopenia. Researchers from McMaster embarked on a study that was published October 4, 2018, in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition to…

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Cancer Vaccine Shows Success for HER2-positive Cancers

  Imagine a vaccine that can stop cancer? While this may sound too good to be true, in fact an immunotherapy vaccine for HER2-positive cancers has shown positive results in a Phase 1 clinical trial, according to a news release by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). These results were presented at the Fourth…

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