Cancer and cannabis – is there a role? Cannabis sativa plant has been used traditional herbal medicine for years. Of the many biologically active components, called cannabinoids, the two most studied are the chemicals and cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) the later having the psychotropic (high) effects responsible for its popularity. As […]
Curcuma longa (turmeric) has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for inflammatory conditions. Turmeric constituents include the three curcuminoids: curcumin (diferuloylmethane; the primary constituent and the one responsible for its vibrant yellow color), demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. This drink sound […]
The Bedford Real World Study asked a large, real-world group of patients to rank their troublesome symptoms from cancer treatment and explored how this relates to patients’ decisions to initiate self-help nutritional strategies.
A recent study reported a X6 increase in prostate cancer among intensively training cyclists compared other cyclists. Prof Thomas, a Consultant Oncologist and Exercise Scientist explains in Cycling Weekly why the data should not make men stop cycling provided some simple precautions are considered. To […]
If certain foods have anti-cancer effects, then it is not unreasonable to hypothesise that concentrating them into a pill may be a good way to supplement individuals with poor diets or further enhance the benefits in those whose diets are already adequate. People living with […]