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Let's talk about Methylation. It is important for Health and Prevention of Disease

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 25 June 2021
Let's talk about Methylation. It is important for Health and Prevention of Disease
Methylation is a biochemical process that is a part of almost every other process to some degree. The MTHFR gene is one of the key enzymes involved in the methylation pathway. It is a key biochemical pathway that influences your energy production, detoxification, hormones, mood and ageing. Methylation is the process of transferring a methyl group (CH3) from one substance to another in the body, this transfer alters the function of compunds within the body. From a biochemistry view, a methyl...
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Success of Ketogenic Diet for Glioblastoma

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 22 June 2021
Success of Ketogenic Diet for Glioblastoma
Could a ketogenic diet for cancer prove beneficial? In this n=1 case study, a British man rejected the standard of care to treat his terminal brain cancer. After adopting a ketogenic diet in 2014, his typically fatal glioblastoma tumor grew at a very slow rate. It is known that GBM is similar to most other malignant cancers in that is needs glucose and glutamine for growth, regardless of histological or genetic heterogeneity. A ketogenic metabolic therapy (KMT) is a nutritional intervention...
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Obesity, Physical Activity, and Nutrition: Age calculator shows us failing test of time

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 21 June 2021
Obesity, Physical Activity, and Nutrition: Age calculator shows us failing test of time
Insurer AIA has developed The Vitality Age Calculator aiming to prompt people to consider taking small steps to improve their health and wellbeing. The calculator asks participants a range of questions about their exercise, diet, smoking, and alcohol consumption. It then produces a 'health and wellbeing' age to be compared against the participants chronological age. Gen X was the worst performing generation, while Millennials had the best BMI and drank the least alcohol making the...
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Empowerment through Exercise

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 20 June 2021
Empowerment through Exercise
Extensive research has shown that regular exercise can reduce the risk of a wide range of chronic diseases, from type 2 diabetes to osteoarthritis, and potentially even cancer. However, have you considered how exercise can be beneficial if you've already been diagnosed with cancer and are undergoing treatment? If you've completed your cancer treatment, what role can exercise play in restoring and maintaining your physical and emotional well-being? Many patients with cancer, as well ...
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Bladder Cancer: News and Updates

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 20 June 2021
Bladder Cancer: News and Updates
Maintenance Treatment with Bavencio a New Standard of Care for Patients with Advanced Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer type in men, but many new therapies are now being used.It typically begins in the inner lining of the bladder, the organ that stores urine after it passes from the kidneys. Most bladder cancers are caught early, when treatments are highly successful and the disease has not spread beyond the bladder. STAGES OF BLADDER CANCER: Stage 0: Can...
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