Cancer and the Immune System, Plus Prevention Tips

Over the past 10 years, a new class of drugs has revolutionized cancer care. These medications, known as checkpoint inhibitors, unleash an individual’s own immune system on malignant cells, offering new hope to people with cancer. Before these treatments hit the mainstream, it’s helpful to learn more about the immune/cancer connection. Immunosurveillance Our immune systems…

Can Supplements Ease the Severity of Some Major Medical Treatments?

Those on dialysis or facing cancer treatments each face unique health needs. These recent studies looked at what nutrients may be of some benefit for these challenging conditions. Better Quality of Life on Dialysis Flaxseed Those on dialysis to cleanse the blood when the kidneys stop working often have inflammation and abnormal blood lipids, raising…

News Dad Can Use Every Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, but this nutrient news can be of use for healthy men any day. Nutrients lower chances of cancer, improve DNA Lycopene Doctors disagree on the role of lycopene in prostate cancer, and the level and absorbability of lycopene from foods is difficult to measure. In this long-term study,…