Back in the U.S.A.

Just a quick note to explain that I haven’t posted until now because my parents’ Internet service was disconnected this summer, and it took a couple of days to get a technician out here to hook us up again. Eh… Let’s see. Nothing much to tell, except that, unfortunately, there were a number of people […]

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Leaving…

Just a quick note to say that I’m leaving for the U.S. tomorrow. I will have access to a computer, so I should be online on Friday. Take care, everyone! Ciaoooo!

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No mushy stuff…

I’ve “met” quite a number of MM, MGUS and SMM folks throughout the years (see my September 12th post titled “Staying in touch”; incidentally, thanksthanksthanks for writing to me and letting me know how you’re getting along…your replies made me soooo happy! ). Most of these encounters have been online/virtual ones…through my blog, through the […]

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An immune system trained to kill cancer

By now several blog readers have written to me about a recent New York Times article that discusses a promising-sounding study done by a University of Pennsylvania team of researchers, so I decided to post about it today…Click here to read the article: http://goo.gl/xtjpX Remember what I wrote about high fevers that might boost the immune system into […]

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Chewing curcumin…

A couple of days ago I received a verrrrry interesting Eurekalert (see http://goo.gl/BsCLW) discussing a new curcumin/head and neck cancer study. A couple of vigilant blog readers have already sent me notes about it, which is great, since hey you never know, I might miss something important (and have, in the past, in fact)…so, thanks, you […]

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Fish oil inhibits chemotherapy??? Hmmm…

Yesterday morning, before leaving for work, thanks to a MMA list member (who posted the link), I read a BBC article that simply floored me. At first, that is. You see, the headline that my early-morning-&-still-sleepy brain registered was: “FISH OIL INHIBITS CHEMOTHERAPY.” Say, whaaat? HOLY CATS! Boy, that really woke me up!!! But then I began […]

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A failed experiment…

Sometimes you just have to admit you’re wrong and get on with it. And that is why I’m admitting publicly that my Manuka honey experiment (see my Sept 2 post) didn’t work…at least, not entirely… In part or perhaps even mostly because of my own stupidity. You see, I finished one small jar of Manuka […]

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