The use of plants as medicine has been and continues to be employed by cultures throughout the world in the treatment of numerous physical and psychological conditions and symptoms. It is estimated that 80% of the world's population use plants as ... [Read More]
Avoid and Eliminate Toxins
In this section, we will review some of the latest information on potential cancer-promoting substances and exposures, and discuss ways to minimize your risks.
Although the following paper was published already 7 months ago (January 2010, in the British Medical Journal), and is no longer new news, I strongly feel that the information needs to be reinforced. The authors conducted a review of 10 ... [Read More]
Bisphenol A (or "BPA") is a chemical preservative that is commonly used in the lining of plastic bottles and food & drink cans. Numerous reports have demonstrated that BPA can leach out of these containers and be absorbed by the body. In fact, ... [Read More]
In an excellent (242 page!) advisory report to President Obama (release in May 2010, by the U.S. Presidents Cancer Council, "Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now") the authors have made a 'call to action' for more research on the ... [Read More]
In a study (accepted for publication in May 2006, in Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society) investigators found the the use of progesterone increased the risk of breast cancer metastases. The authors conducted this study in ... [Read More]
In a study (presented at the May 2010 meeting of the American Radium Society) investigators report the results of their analysis of 796 breast cancer survivors who smoked after their treatment for breast cancer. All of these patients received ... [Read More]