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Antioxidants and Cancer Treatment

submitted by: admin on 05/13/2015
Cancer is a disease of lack of energy production. It is associated with loss of mitochondrial ATP production caused by oxidative stress. Antioxidants are the antidote to cancer development. This is why we sometimes see success with IV vitamin C treatment. Caveolin 1 is a marker that predicts survival. The question then is would it be worthwhile to treat with...

How Important is Blood Sugar Control in Type 2 Diabetes

submitted by: admin on 05/13/2014
Scientists at Tufts University School of Medicine claim that the primary goal of treatment in type 2 diabetes is no longer blood glucose control. They published this work in the February 2014 issue of the journal, American Family Physician. Doctors have been imprinted with the concept that control diabetes and you'll control its complications; while...

Mitochondria: The Achilles Heel of Cancer Cells

submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
  Cancer cell mitochondria are the powerhouse and Achilles heel of tumor growth and metastasis. Cancer cells consume more than 5 times the energy than normal cells. This is contradictory to Otto Warberg's Nobel Prize winning thesis that cancer cells produced only limited amounts of ATP by burning glucose (glycolysis). Apparently, Warberg was measuring...

Radiographic Iodinated Contrast Media Causes Thyroid Dysfunction

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
According to an article published in the January 2012 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, exposure to iodinated contrast media during imaging procedures is associated the changes in thyroid function, especially hyperthyroidism. Reactions to the dyes are increased in people with asthma, heart disease, kidney disease, and in those taking NSAIDs, beta blockers,...

The PolyPill: Can It Be Resurrected?

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
The polypill is a brainstorm of the pharmaceutical companies to create a combination of drugs to make it convenient to take multiple medications. However, their real motive is to sell as much drug as possible. Consequently, they have done research under the guise of convenience but with the hope that they can convince the public and the medical profession to...