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Compound from unique blue-green algae could be key to next anti-cancer drug

[USA] Could a slippery glob of algae hold the key to the next anti-cancer drug? According to new research into a compound produced by a unique community of blue-green algae, the answer could be yes. So far, marijuana products and CBD oil have been one of the most exciting developments in the fight against cancer, thanks to their abilities to slow the growth of cancer cells. Plus, they are also great when it comes to pain management and improving someone’s mood, helping them keep their hopes up during such a tough time. They’re available in a wide range of forms now too, just read these Not Pot reviews to see how it can even be hidden in a gummy! But it’s about time we saw some new developments and algae may well be just that.
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Discovery of cellular counting mechanism used for size control in algae with links to cancer genetics

[USA] James Umen, Ph.D., associate member at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and colleagues have discovered a protein that enables the single-celled green alga Chlamydomonas to count cell divisions, Continue reading Discovery of cellular counting mechanism used for size control in algae with links to cancer genetics

Genetically engineered algae kills 90% of cancer cells without harming healthy ones

[Australia] Algae has been genetically engineered to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells. The algae nanoparticles, created by scientists in Australia, Continue reading Genetically engineered algae kills 90% of cancer cells without harming healthy ones

Former nurse and cancer survivor creates Sea Active skincare for those battling illness and medication side effects

Sea Active™ Skincare is not developed by a faceless scientist in a lab, but by Vinni Parrinello, a medically challenged breast cancer survivor, Continue reading Former nurse and cancer survivor creates Sea Active skincare for those battling illness and medication side effects

Carageenan from Chondrus crispus: A Cancer-Causing Ingredient Sitting in Your Fridge

Attention all only-organic eaters: I’d like to have your attention in particular as you might have read this title and thought, “I bet whatever ingredient it is isn’t in my fridge! I’m the healthiest eater I know!”… Continue reading Carageenan from Chondrus crispus: A Cancer-Causing Ingredient Sitting in Your Fridge