Senolytics: A New Weapon Against Cancer

Photo: Jana Sabeth, Unsplash Life expectancy in developed countries has increased dramatically during the 20th century following control of infectious diseases and more nutritious diet. However, incidence of aged-related diseases such as cancer, late-onset obesity (which can lead to over 10 different cancers), hasincreased markedly. Ageing is now the greatest risk factor for many life-threatening…

Go Easy on those Alcohol Units when on Holiday!

Illustration: Momsanity In 2020, alcohol consumption was linked to 741,000 cancer cases worldwide according to a study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, (IAC). Specifically, it is thought to increase the risk of cancer of the head and neck, the oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and breast cancer inwomen. The body breaks down alcohol to…