Dear John McCain, Cannabis Could Help Fight Your Brain Cancer

By: Carey Wedler/ANTIMEDIA   Though John McCain reportedly may undergo chemotherapy to treat his recently announced glioblastoma, the survival rate for this aggressive type of brain tumor is not particularly promising. As the American Brain Tumor Association explains: “For adults with more aggressive glioblastoma, treated with concurrent temozolomide [a drug commonly used to treat glioblastoma] and radiation therapy, median survival is…

Chemotherapy Proven To Spread Cancer, Cause Lethal Tumors In Groundbreaking New Study

By: The Mind Unleashed  In a groundbreaking new study, they’ve proven that chemotherapy causes cancer cells to spread throughout the body – to replicate themselves, making your cancer worse, not better. The scientists who conducted this study titled, Neoadjuvant chemotherapy induces breast cancer metastasis through a TMEM-mediated mechanism, warn that chemo – the procedure which costs people upwards…

Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Risk Of Weight Gain, Heart Disease And Other Health Issues

By: Science Daily Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Consumption of artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame and sucralose, is widespread and increasing. Emerging data indicate that artificial, or nonnutritive,…

World Health Organization Issues Warning About Measles Outbreak In Europe

By: James Felton/IFL Science  The World Health Organization has issued a warning after 35 people died from measles across Europe in the past year. Measles is entirely preventable with a vaccine, but continues to spread and contribute to deaths around Europe. Since 2016, there have been over 3,300 cases of measles in Italy alone. The latest fatality came from that very region –…

Medical Marijuana Is Preferred By 93% Of Patients For Pain Management

By: Science Alert  Patients managing pain vastly prefer using medical marijuana to opioid-based medications. They reported fewer side effects, and the majority found cannabis more effective. A new study has investigated what patients themselves prefer when it comes to managing pain — opioids, which are widely distributed for intense pain relief, or medical marijuana. The researchers found…

The First Fully Automated Toothbrush Is Here. And It Cleans Your Teeth In 10 Seconds.

By: Karla Lant/Futurism  The world’s first automated toothbrush is here, and it can brush your teeth perfectly in 10 seconds. This is just one more example of the ways that automation can relieve us of everyday, mundane tasks so we can do what we really want to do instead. Say hello to Amabrush, the world’s first automatic…

These Golden Bananas Could Save The Lives Of Many Children In Uganda

By:  Jonathan O’Callaghan /IFL Science  Scientists have developed a new type of banana that could help the many children in Uganda who have a pro-vitamin A deficiency. The so-called “golden bananas”, named for their appearance, were developed by a team from the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, led by Professor James Dale. The findings have been published…

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