Tag Archives: Cancer

How might the keto diet help treat cancer?

New research in mice suggests that keeping blood sugar under control using either the ketogenic diet or a diabetes drug could help treat certain cancers by boosting the efficacy of standard chemotherapy. The ketogenic diet restricts carbs to a minimum. The ketogenic diet consists of high fat foods, foods that contain an adequate amount of… Read More »

Finances Affect Women’s Choice of Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 — Cost often influences breast cancer patients’ decisions about surgery, even if they have good incomes and insurance, a new study finds. “Eligible women with early-stage breast cancer often have choices for surgical treatments that are equally effective and result in excellent cancer outcomes,” said lead study author Dr. Rachel Greenup.… Read More »

Self-Healing Bacteriophage Hydrogel to Target Infections, Cancer

July 31st, 2019 Medgadget Editors Critical Care, Materials, Pathology, Public Health, Surgery Antibiotics are the predominant tool when fighting bacterial infections, but bacteriophages could potentially be a lot more effective. Bacteriophages are viruses that attack bacteria and because they avoid injuring human cells they are a promising therapeutic tool, if used correctly. Moreover, they can… Read More »

Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer Onset

A new study suggests there may be a link between the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices and the development of cancer. The study is observational and does not claim that drinking sugary drinks causes cancer. But after controlling for known variables, French researchers did find an association. The study, in BMJ, involved 101,257… Read More »