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Myo-Inositol:Pathway to Preventing Lung Cancer

Myo-inositol is a naturally occurring substance, along with the presence of the PI3K gene may be the "pathway" to preventing lung cancer. In a breakthrough study, researchers found that after taking the readily available dietary supplement, a gene identified as PI3K gets deactivated and slows...

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Dixie Carter Death Caused by Cancer

Dixie Carter's cause of death was cancer. The 70 year old actress best known for her role as Julie Sugarbaker on the sitcom "Designing Women" passed away April 10, 2010 because of complications of endometrial cancer. Carter was born born in McLemoresville, Tennessee,and grew up in Memphis. She...

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What Is Fatty Tissue?

Fatty tissue is composed of mostly adipocytes, which are fat cells. Fatty tissue aids in the maintenance of the body’s temperature. However, too much fatty tissue is detrimental to health as it can lead to cardiovascular disease, stroke and some types of cancers. To decrease and maintain a low...

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What Is a Mesothelioma Lawsuit?

A Mesothelioma lawsuit can be filed by a person who is diagnosed with Mesothelioma. A Mesothelioma is a form of cancer which can be caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos is a useful material which is used in products such as brake pads, floor tiles and assorted gaskets. Useful as it may seem,...

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

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Hallucinogenics to Remedy Depression: Trippin'

Hallucinogenics to remedy depression is a little "trippin'." But retired clinical psychologist Clark Martin of Vancouver, Washington, has turned to psychedelics to remedy depression after traditional treatments brought him no relief. Martin suffers from kidney cancer and a resulting depression...

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

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What Is Formaldehyde?

Formaldehyde is a type of chemical compound that is of essential use to many manufacturing sectors and other industries. When talking of formaldehyde, most people will be more familiar with one of its forms – formalin. Formalin is a solution of formaldehyde that is famous for being used as an...

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What Is Inositol?

Inositol is a nutrient found in grapefuit and other foods. It is also synthesized from glucose by the human body. Inositol is widely recognized as an essential nutrient, playing a role in many important functions within the body. In the health industry, inositol has become a popular natural...

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Is Teflon Dangerous?

Teflon is a non-stick coating for pans that was developed by DuPont. Teflon pans are easier to clean and eliminate the need to add oil before sautéing ingredients. Teflon pans were very popular, but there is recent concern about whether or not it is safe to use. Some studies show that the coating...