Welcome to the latest edition of Weekend Wonderings. Take a minute, grab whatever you drink on a Sunday afternoon/evening and let’s carry on. This will provide a nice break from lawn work for you. Then you can check to see if your snow-blower is still working.
And you can take a break from gorging on Halloween candy. No?
The James/Wexner, Cleveland Clinic
This is the last WW of October, so of course I’m going to have an article from The James regarding breast cancer.
A clinical trial at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) investigates whether a new formulation of curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, can reduce chronic inflammation that is thought to contribute to breast-cancer development. .. the trial is led by principal investigator Lisa Yee, MD, a surgical oncologist with the OSUCCC-James Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center.
This trial may turn out to be a two-fer in that an opportunity to spice up your life may also save it. This will be a Phase I Clinical Trial, so if there is any interest, please click though on the contact information in the linked article.
Next up is an article on women’s health from the Cleveland Clinic. This pertains to heart disease, actually the leading killer of women, claiming 400,000 lives per year. This number is more deaths than caused by all types of cancer combined. Read More