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Adding ginger to spicy foods may lower cancer risk

by Peyton Pritikin A compound in ginger, called 6-gingerol, could counteract the risk of stomach cancer in Asian cultures who consume high amounts of spicy foods. Capsaicin has many health benefits, but research shows that the compound that gives peppers their (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Integrative Psychiatry Effective but Overlooked for Cancer Patients Inactivity Linked to […]

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Integrative Psychiatry Effective but Overlooked for Cancer Patients

Nearly three-quarters of cancer patients who have major depression are not currently receiving treatment for depression, and that a new integrated treatment programme is strikingly more effective at reducing depression and improving quality of life than current care, according to three papers published in The Lancet Psychiatry, The Lancet, and (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Inactivity Linked […]











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Inactivity Linked to Colon, Lung, Endometrial Cancer

It is widely accepted that physical inactivity leads to weight gain, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. New research links a sedentary lifestyle to certain cancers, specifically colon, lung and endometrial cancer, according to a study published June 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The research is (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Apathy Aside, Six […]











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Apathy Aside, Six Factors to Reducing Global Health Risks

The biggest threat to global health and wellness can be narrowed down to six, preventable non-communicable diseases: respiratory illness from tobacco use, harmful alcohol use, salt intake, high blood pressure and blood sugar, and obesity. According to a May 2014 Lancet study, if nations could reduce target levels for these (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Vitamin D […]











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Valter Longo, PhD: Differential Stress – Effects of Fasting on Cancer

Interview by Craig Gustafson Sponsored by the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians 2014 Conference The following is a two-part excerpt of an interview with Valter Longo, PhD. by Craig Gustafson, for Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Dec. 2013. Part one of the interview is below, regarding cancer research and fasting. Part (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Vitamin […]






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Chemoprotection Against Cancer: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

The process of carcinogenesis begins within a single cell. When challenged by environmental stimuli such as chemicals, radiation, viruses, reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, that cell undergoes a series of genetic changes, gaining growth advantage… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Valter Longo, PhD: Differential Stress – Effects of Fasting on Cancer Pesticides: Our Children in Jeopardy Healing […]











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Healing Cancer in a Holistic Environment

Karin Whitney Cooke, RN, president and cofounder of Kokolulu Farm and Cancer Retreats, Inc in Hawaii, is a cancer survivor and a registered nurse with 40 years of experience and research in allopathic as well as complementary and alternative medicines… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Martha Stark, MD: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger Insight-motivated Learning: […]











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