January 2012 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy new year everyone and welcome to the first edition of 2012.  I do hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest ‘Beat Cancer with Nutrition’ where we take a look at a leafy green called Kale. Often underestimated yet a nutritional powerhouse, Kale […]

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Beat cancer with nutrition: Watercress

Watercress is often placed to the side of a plate as a decorative garnish, but it has been revered for its health properties for centuries. The father of medicine, Hippocrates, is believed to have located his first hospital close to a freshwater stream to have a ready supply of the plant, while 17th Century herbalist […]

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September 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the September edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity and cancer news. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest super food sweeping the nation. The humble Watercress is one of the most highly nutritious vegetables, with its health benefits attributed to its nutrient content.  Gram for gram, […]

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August 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. Everyone loves chocolate….right? but did you know that a little dark chocolate a day literally will keep the doctor at bay? Read on to find out the reason why. We express our thanks to those who have fundraised over the last month, including Jamie Hiles; a […]

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Physical activity, exercise and cancer

By being physically active, you can reduce the risk of breast, bowel and womb cancer. Keeping active could help to prevent thousands of cases of cancer in the UK every year. Just 30 minutes of moderate activity a day, five days a week, can have a positive effect on your health. And the more active you […]

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‘Stage set’ for large trials to widen leukaemia and lymphoma donor pool

Two new US clinical trials suggest more patients with leukaemia and lymphoma could benefit from bone marrow transplants if half-matched bone marrow or unrelated umbilical cord blood were used. A donor’s tissue usually has to be a full match with the recipient’s tissue in order for a transplant to go ahead. This means that many […]

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Beating cancer with nutrition: Rhubarb crumble

  Beating cancer with nutrition Rhubarb crumble – the new cancer-busting superfood  Researchers have found that the traditional family favourite, like many red vegetables, contains cancer killing chemicals.  More suprising baking the plant for 20 minutes – like in a crumble or pie – dramatically increases their concentration.  Now it is hoped that extracting the substances […]

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May 2011 Newsletter

Introduction Welcome to the latest edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity, cancer and fundraising news. In our May newsletter we present the last of ‘The Big C’; where there this month we ask ‘Is there a natural cure for cancer?’ We also take a look at another holistic approach […]

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April 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to this months makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity and fundraising news and up to date cancer news and trials. In this edition we take another look at ‘The Big C’ where we ask why do some people get cancer and others don’t.  Is it really just down to the cards […]

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New Leukaemia Vaccine Enters Clinical Trials

New leukaemia vaccine enters clinical trials UK scientists have launched an early clinical trial – phase-II – of a new cancer vaccine designed to help patients with leukemia to fight the disease. The DNA vaccine, which Cancer Research UK scientists helped to develop, is different from vaccines that help to prevent infectious diseases. Instead it is […]

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