Heavy Cell Phone Use Can Quadruple Your Risk of Deadly Brain Cancer

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Those who use their cell phones the most are twice as likely to develop lethal brain cancer (glioma) compared to those whose exposure is minimal

Those who have used either a cell phone or cordless house phone Continue reading

Did You Know… … You May Have a Handheld, Cancer-Causing Device in your Pocket Right Now?

Odds are you own a cell phone, since 87% of the world’s population now does.  Yet, few realize the serious health dangers posed by cell phones.

More and more studies are exposing the dangers of cell phone radiation—including its potential to cause cancer.  In May of 2011, the World Health Organization Continue reading

St. John’s Wort Compound Discovered as Promising Treatment for Incurable Brain Tumor

Around 10,000 Americans are diagnosed with a malignant glioma every year. And, unfortunately, they received an almost inevitable death sentence. Glioma, types of tumors which grow in the brain or spine, are virtually incurable and the average one-year survival rate after diagnosis is only about 50 percent.

But now there is finally hope for a new and effective treatment. A compound known as hypericin, originally discovered in the herb St. John’s wort.

In findings just published in the journal Cancer, scientists are reporting that synthetic hypericin strongly inhibits the growth of gliomas. The reason appears to be, at least in part, because hypericin inhibits protein  Continue reading