Tag - brain cancer

A Marine Fighting the Battle of a Lifetime: A Survivor’s Story

The other day while going about my usual online duties, checking stats, writing blogs, reading emails, I received an email from a man diagnosed with brain cancer, Scott. It came in on the 2survive Facebook Fan page. Scott was looking to connect with anyone that might be going through treatment for brain cancer. Not only had Scott been diagnosed with brain cancer, but at the doctor's office, the day he was diagnosed, his fiancée decided this was a battle she [...]

coffee and the brain

Coffee and Tea Consumption in Relation to Brain Cancer – by Dr. Henrietta M Nielsen

The naturally caffeinated beverages coffee and tea are the most frequently consumed beverages in the world. Both contain high levels of caffeine and polyphenols which have been researched extensively in regard to their beneficial health and risk lowering effects on several diseases. The exact mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of coffee consumption on various disorders are however not entirely clear and may be hard to distill due to specific lifestyle factors often associated with coffee consumption. The latter was recently [...]