Bits and pieces here and there…

Some blog readers have been sending me, or I’ve come across on my own, some interesting titbits…Completely different topics, as you will see. Lots of food for thought, today… The first, http://goo.gl/Mfllc, is a link to an article announcing the findings of researchers at the Keck School of Medicine. In a nutshell, they discovered that NF-kappaB, […]

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Honey and lung infections…

Thanks to Paula from NZ, I read an interesting bit of news this morning (hey, hello Cape Cod, Massachusetts! ): http://goo.gl/fWxkt, This link will take you to a media release about what is believed to be the world’s largest programme of research on the medical uses of honey. Wow, I’ll have to keep an eye […]

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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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