April 29, 2020

Nutritional Deficiencies in Young People: Causes, Consequences and Strategies

Being in the ‘prime of life’, health problems of individuals ranging from teenage years to late twenties rarely cause concern. However, this stage of life can be challenging for many reasons. As young men and women push their bodies to achieve athletic, aesthetic and professional goals, they may not keep track of nutrition and may follow restrictive diets and develop undiagnosed nutritional deficiencies.
February 13, 2020

Chemotherapy Can Lead To More Cancers

Despite advances in understanding the development of cancer and how it spreads, the conventional method of treating the disease has not changed much. For the past […]
August 21, 2019

Protection Of The Skin From Sun Damage
(Part 2)

In the last issue of our Health Science News Page we discussed aspects of skin cancer and the damage caused by excessive sun exposure. The most common risk factor of non-melanoma skin cancer is excessive sunlight exposure. However, it is important to note that the non-melanoma skin cancers—basal and squamous cell carcinomas—are not as lethal as melanoma which can also occur on areas of the skin not exposed to the sun. Sun exposure can cause free radical damage to skin cells, leading to DNA damage and skin aging, and may eventually cause skin cancer; however, that is not the only risk factor.
August 21, 2019

Protection Of The Skin From Sun Damage
(Part 1)

With the arrival of summer people become acutely aware of sun exposure, skin cancers and the use of sunscreen. Worldwide, one in three diagnosed cancers is classified under skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma are the most common forms of skin cancer, and malignant melanoma is the most fatal.
August 16, 2019

Vitamin D In Combination With Other Synergistic Micronutrients Can Benefit Breast Cancer

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States, and about one in eight are likely to develop it […]
August 16, 2019

Glucose Metabolism Can Benefit From Micronutrient Synergy

Diabetes, which is characterized by elevated blood glucose levels, is the fastest growing non-communicable disease in the world today. In the last two decades, the number […]
July 18, 2019

Micronutrients Can Benefit In Combatting Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, heart, or abdomen. Although rare, mesothelioma is a very aggressive cancer which is difficult […]
July 18, 2019

How Micronutrients Can Benefit In Combatting Melanoma (Skin Cancer)

With the arrival of summer, people become acutely aware of exposure to the sun, the risk of skin cancers, and the importance of the use of […]