Cancer

Does Exercise Help You Fight Cancer?

Disclaimer: This blog is not a replacement for medical advice from your…


What’s the Deal with Fasting and Cancer Therapy?

Editor’s Note: While 2019 brings all the promise that every new year…


Female doctor with colleague examining dog in hospital.

Animals at Your Doctor's Office? One Health, One Solution

Fast forward a decade or two. You walk into a hospital waiting room and quickly…


Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


Close-up of female scientist hands with microscope. Credit: ljubaphoto.

What’s the Deal? Making Science Accessible.

Hi all! I’m Emily and I am thrilled to be joining the LIFE Apps blogging team.…


An Apple a Day Keeps the Senescence at Bay?

Researchers have found that mice whose diet is supplemented with the…


Your Cancer-Fighting Immune Cells Won a Nobel Prize

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded yesterday to James…


Close up of saline intravenous (iv) drip in a child's patient hand.

The Right Chemo For Your DNA

What causes two patients with the same type of cancer to respond so differently…


Arctic ground squirrel asking for food from human hands. Kamchatka. Credit: VittoriaChe.

The Dance of Aging: Learning from the Telomeres of Hibernators

Hibernation and health The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a hotbed of…


Radiologist talking to a patient. Credit: skynesher.

Welcome to Tumour Talk

Cancer can be a scary a thing. It can be scary for patients, caregivers and…