Weed Is Everywhere, So Why Is It Still a Medical Mystery?

A couple hours outside London, thousands of cannabis plants are growing in this enormous glasshouse. Scientists here are testing different strains, processing raw plant matter, and converting it into potent medicinal extracts. But this isn’t your typical grow house, it’s a pharmaceutical research operation in the U.K. — which as it turns out, is the…

Introduction to Cancer Nutrition

Hi, my name is Sina Teskey and I’m a registered dietitian for HealthPartners Cancer Care Center at Regions Hospital. As you may know, nutrition has a big role when it comes to cancer. I am here today provide some nutrition information and tips for cancer patients and survivors. During this video we will go through…

Saving Lives By Treating Acne With Diet

“Saving Lives By Treating Acne With Diet” Acne is an epidemic skin disease of industrialized countries, reaching prevalence rates of over 85% of teenagers. In the US, acne nowadays persists even after adolescence into the third decade of life in nearly half of men and women. But it’s considered a disease of Western civilization, meaning…

Mom: Medical marijuana saved my ill son

CHIEF MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT DR. SANJAY GUPTA HAS THEIR STORY. >>GO, LANDON. >>Reporter: BACK IN SEPTEMBER OF 2012, 3-YEAR-OLD LANDON RIDDLE DEVELOPED A SORE THROAT AND SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES ONE NIGHT. IT WAS LIKELY JUST A VIRUS, HIS DOCTORS THOUGHT. BUT THE REALITY ENDED UP BEING MUCH WORSE. ACUTE LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA, ALL, ONE OF THE MOST…

The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

recent studies have shown that higher Mediterranean diet adherence scores are associated with a significant reduction in risk of death heart disease cancer and brain disease but the problem with population studies like these is that people who eat healthier may also live healthier and so how do we know it’s their diet is the…

Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression

“Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression” Depression affects more than 150 million people worldwide, making it a leading cause of losing healthy years of life as a result of disability. In fact by 2020, depression may be the second leading cause of healthy years of life lost, second only to heart disease. Why is depression so common?…

Children’s Medical Child Life Program Helps Normalize Hospital For Kids With Cancer

KNOW A WHITE SUV HAS SOMEHOW OVERTURNED. DALLAS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING. JUST OVER A DAY AWAY AND IN A FEW HOURS, PULLING TOGETHER TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE CHILDREN’S CANCER FUND. FOR SOME CHILDREN, THIS PROGRAM IS ESSENTIAL. Reporter: EVEN IF IT IS JUST A MOMENT, BRAXTON GETS A CHANCE TO FORGET ABOUT HIS HARSH…

Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer

“Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer” In an article entitled “The Treatment of Inoperable Cancer,” it was noted that “200 years ago, it was observed that a certain number of malignant growths disappeared after an attack of (a type of strep infection)” and that was 200 years before 1901, when this was published. A disproportionate…

The Best Advice on Diet and Cancer

“The Best Advice on Diet and Cancer” In 1982, a landmark report on diet, nutrition, and cancer was released by the National Academy of Sciences, the first major, institutional, science-based report on the topic. The report started out saying that, yes, scientists must be careful in their choice of words whenever they are not totally…