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New Nanoparticle Vaccine May Fight Multiple Cancers!

Apr 26, 2017
News Staff

Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets several different cancer types.

(Dallas, TX) — The nanovaccine consists of tumor antigens - tumor proteins that can be recognized by the immune system - inside a synthetic polymer nanoparticle. Nanoparticle vaccines deliver minuscule particulates that stimulate the immune system to mount an immune response. The goal is to help people's own bodies fight cancer. (Photo Credit: Flickr)

"What is unique about our design is the simplicity of the single-polymer composition that can precisely deliver tumor antigens to immune cells while stimulating innate immunity. These actions result in safe and robust production of tumor-specific T cells that kill cancer cells," said Dr. Jinming Gao, a Professor of Pharmacology and Otolaryngology in UT Southwestern's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center...





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Wear this to Diagnose Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis

Apr 26, 2017
Matthew Berger

[Healthline] his sort of monitoring may be a big part of the future of wearable devices like the Apple Watch — as well as the future of diagnosing, tracking, and treating our health… click here to continue reading...





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Ordinary Medicines That May Fight Cancer

Apr 26, 2017
Sylvia Booth Hubbard

"Antihistamines may be one of the most commonly used over-the-counter drugs, but this report shows that we still have much to learn about their potential benefits," said John Wherry, Ph.D., Deputy Editor of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.

[Newsmax Health] Every week a new cancer treatment hits the headlines. Immunotherapy drugs, which recruit the body's own immune system to fight disease, are the latest rage. Although they improve survival rates, they come at a high price...





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Tests Reveal Black Cumin Seeds May Treat Hypothyroidism

Apr 26, 2017
Earl Garcia

Aside from its beneficial effects on the thyroid, black seeds were also shown to alleviate autoimmune disorders and may potentially fight cancer.

[Natural News] Consuming a few grams of powdered Nigella sativa (NS), more commonly known as black cumin seeds, may improve the autoimmune thyroid condition known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (Photo Credit: Natural News)

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common form of thyroid gland inflammation. It is also the most common thyroid disorder in the U.S. In fact, the disease affects 14 million people in the country alone. Data also showed that the condition will affect about five percent of the U.S. population. Hashimoto's thyroiditis was 15 times more prevalent in women compared with men...





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