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Breakthrough Discovery! Starving Cells of Oxygen Can Help Them Kill Cancer

Sep 26, 2017
News Staff

Until now, treatment using T cells, known as cancer immunotherapy, has so far been only efficient in treating leukemias and lymphomas.

(Israel) — Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a method to reinforce the power of cells that kill cancerous tumors by starving them of oxygen, allowing immunotherapy treatments to be used in targeting previously immune solid tumors. (Photo Credit: The National Institutes of Health/ Wikipedia)

The research was published in the journal Cell Reports. In the article, the researchers liken the new, toughened cells to athletes who train in high altitudes, where the percentage of oxygen in the air is lower...





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Israel's Thriving Marijuana Industry May Have Breakthrough in Autism Treatment

Sep 26, 2017
Cathy Burke

"Autism is still there, it's part of him. But there's no doubt: the marijuana saved us." – Mother of trial patient

(Israel) — [Newsmax Health] Trials are reportedly underway in Israel on autistic children to determine the effectiveness of medical marijuana, an area of growing research in the Jewish state — with encouraging signs...





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Are Perdue Chicken Changes Setting a New Industry Standard?

Sep 26, 2017
Dr. Josh Axe

The company is keeping birds in chicken houses with lots of natural light, allowing space for the chickens to roam, cluck and perch. They're also looking at raising chicken breeds that don't grow quite so quickly, and these chickens will be the ones at your local supermarket.

[Food is Medicine] One of the nation's biggest poultry companies, Perdue Chicken, is transforming the way that chickens are being raised for consumption and ushering in major changes.

So just what is Perdue Farms, the country's fourth-largest chicken producer, doing differently than its competitors? And will Perdue chickens set the standard for the rest of the industry, impacting the way you shop at the grocery store? Let's see what all the clucking is about and if the new Perdue chicken addresses some of the issues with conventional chicken products, such as the more)




If You're Suffering from Lupus, You Don't Feel Like Exercising, Yet That's One of the BEST Things You Can Do

Sep 25, 2017
Misti Crane

Exercise and stress reduction may soon be “prescribed” for lupus patients to reduce inflammation.

(Columbus, OH) — Waking up in the morning with the joint pain, swelling and stiffness that accompanies lupus doesn't exactly inspire a workout. (Photo Credit: Nicholas Young/ Ohio State University)

But research in mice and a related pilot study in humans are showing how regular activity and stress reduction could lead to better health in the long run.

In the mouse model of lupus, researchers from The Ohio State University found that moderate exercise (45 minutes of treadmill walking per day) significantly decreased inflammatory damage to the kidneys. While 88 percent of non-exercised mice had severe damage, only 45 percent of the treadmill-exercised animals did...





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This Jewish New Year Fruit May Hold "Seeds of Hope" for Those Suffering from Brain Disease

Sep 25, 2017
Shoshanna Solomon

King Solomon is said to have designed his crown based on that of the pomegranate, and the image of the fruit often appears on ancient coins of Judea.

(Israel) – As Jewish families across the world reach for the pomegranate that they customarily eat on Rosh Hashanah, they may not realize that the fruit, with its juicy red seeds and crown-like crest, could hold a key to graceful aging. (Photo Credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90)

King Solomon is said to have designed his crown based on that of the pomegranate, and the image of the fruit often appears on ancient coins of Judea. The pomegranate is said to have 613 seeds, which correspond with the 613 Jewish precepts or commandments set out by the Torah regulating the Jewish way of life. For this reason, and because it represents fruitfulness, knowledge, learning and wisdom, and is seasonal in Israel, it customarily appears on Jewish New Year dinner tables...





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Feeling Lightheaded? 5 Reasons to Treat It Seriously

Sep 25, 2017
Lynn Allison

"Were you feeling woozy or was the room spinning. These are two very different symptoms or very different conditions." -- Dr. Kevin Rodgers

[Newsmax] Feeling woozy or lightheaded is a common complaint among older adults. Although it's usually not caused by anything life threatening, it could be the sign of something serious so you need to exercise caution...





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Irma Aftermath: Coping With Long-Term Impacts of Natural Disasters

Sep 22, 2017
Lynn Allison

“When our brains perceive that we don’t have enough resources to cope with our current demands, it triggers a cascade of reactions and rampant hormones in the body designed to help us short term to run away or fight off danger. However, if we don’t mobilize these reactions in some way to turn into a positive direction, they [end] up flooding our system for too long and become toxic.” -- Dr. Heidi Hanna

[Newsmax] When major disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma strike, the first priority is to keep people safe. This process involves dramatic evacuations, searches, and rescues, with millions witnessing heart-breaking images on live and social media...





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