Epigenetics and cancer: What the science says

Epigenetics, the study of heritable changes in gene expression without altering the DNA sequence sequence, has become a key field in understanding of cancer. From DNA methylation to histone modification and non-coding RNAs, these epigenetic changes influence tumour development and progression and offer new avenues for diagnosis and treatment. This article explores these mechanisms and … Read more

Breast cancer: How can you feel comfortable in your own body?

Breast cancer and its treatment can lead to significant significant changes in your body, affecting your body image and self-esteem. This article explores ways of adapting and maintaining a healthy relationship with your body during this delicate period. Understanding breast cancer Breast cancer can cause a number of physical side-effects, particularly following surgery such as … Read more

Everything you need to know about breast cancer on the occasion of Pink October

Nowadays in France, breast cancer affects 1 in 8 people. Consequently, it is the leading cause of death in women. This risk increases with age. Many factors are at the origin of cancers. All of them have in common an abnormal growth of cells, resulting in their uncontrolled proliferation. The cancerization process is due to the accumulation … Read more

The Movember Campaign to Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men; 25% of men with prostate cancer die from it each year. Additionally, many patients require treatment to alleviate symptoms such as pain, bleeding, and urinary obstruction . Thus, prostate cancer is also a major cause of suffering and health costs. The high death rate from prostate cancer may be … Read more

Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum): The versatile medicinal mushroom and its benefits in Mycotherapy

Does the idea of ​​using medicinal mushrooms surprise you? Take a deep breath and take the time to read what follows. Mycotherapy uses mushrooms used in oriental medicine for many years. However, it is only recently that Fungi reign has gained popularity. Do you know Reishi, this mushroom with multiple virtues , nicknamed the “  Swiss army knife  ” of the kingdom of Fungi? Let … Read more