What Angelina Jolie’s Doctors Didn’t Tell Her about the BRCA Gene Before Her Double Mastectomy article written by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers In 2013, actress, filmmaker, and human rights activist Angelina Jolie made headlines by announcing that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy. The reason: A family history of breast cancer (her mother had died of...

The chemical found in plastic food and drink containers causes heart disease, researchers have confirmed. Traces of the chemical, BPA (Biphenol A), are detectable in 90 per cent of people. The link to heart disease has been established by researchers from the Peninsula Medical School at the University of Exeter, who studied BPA levels in a large US population study over...

Scientist have discovered a natural substance that positively affects all stages of cancer as well as having a preventative effect. Resveratrol is a polypenol that when given in high doses shuts down and prevent cancerous tumors by cutting off the formation of new blood vessels needed for tumor growth. What are Polyphenols? Polyphenols are the most abundant group of plant...

A recent article from the Wall Street Journal questions the necessity of Mammograms. The new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines, published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, state that Routine mammograms aren’t necessary for women of average cancer risk in their 40s, and that woman between 50 and 74 years old don’t need to undergo mammograms...

October is “Breast Cancer Awareness” month. Recent scientific studies have observed that by raising our Vitamin D3 we can make a 67% dent in breast cancer. Higher serum levels of the main circulating form of vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), are associated with substantially lower incidence rates of colon, breast, ovarian, renal, pancreatic, aggressive...