Link between Sugar and Tumor Growth

Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth ORIGINALLY POSTED BY BUSINESS INSIDER Written by: Hilary Brueck There’s a ‘vicious cycle’ happening that’s fueling cancer growth. Flickr There’s more bad news for sugar lovers. After nine years of research, molecular biologists in Belgium have discovered that sugars stimulate tumor growth. Their results, published Friday in the…

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry

…found in Queensland rainforest! Drug derived from the fruit of the blushwood tree kills cancerous tumours long-term in animals in 70% of cases (Original post by theguardian.com) Berries on the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the Atherton Tablelands in tropical north Queensland. Photograph: QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute @MelissaLDavey Scientists…

Sean Parker will create a center for immunotherapy

Tech Billionaire Sean Parker Donates $250 Million for Cancer Research Tech billionaire Sean Parker will create a center for immunotherapy collaborating with six US-based cancer research institutions.  Washington: Tech billionaire Sean Parker on Wednesday announced a $250 million grant to fund research aimed at breakthroughs in cancer treatment through immunotherapy. Mr Parker, the founder of…

Fidel and his Cigar Story

A Conversation With Fidel originally posted at cigaraficionado.com by Marvin R. Shanken This is a rather long post, but it is a very interesting read! Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Cigar Aficionado, interviewed Cuban President Fidel Castro in Havana on February 3, 1994. The interview focused on cigars, but touched on the United…

2016 NSCAA Convention

NSCAA CONVENTION Billed as “The World’s Largest Annual Gathering of Soccer Coaches,” each year the NSCAA Convention draws approximately 4,000 coaches from our 30,000-plus members, and more than 10,000 attendees over five days for live field demonstration and lecture sessions, networking socials, coaching diplomas and more! The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) is…

Halting Alzheimer's

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer’s Originally posted at huffingtonpost.com HANK GREBE VIA GETTY IMAGES Inflammation in the brain may play an important role in the development of Alzheimer’s. Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, according to a landmark new study. Researchers at the University of…