• Fungi and Tumors.
  • Reduce Healthcare Cost: American Diabetes Association. Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. OONOLOGY. 
  • Healthy Bites: Self-monitoring Blood pressure. Breast Cancer death rate. New virus threat. Healthiest fish 


Is Fungus Reponsible for Tumors?

We all know that these microorganisms exist everywhere. From molding breads to eat away our plants. But we didn't know, until recently, that these fungi also found in many tumors.

Researchers discovered fungi lurking in tumors of different kinds of cancers including breast, colon, lung, and pancreatic cancers. But what raises the biggest question is that if these fungi cells play any role in cancer.

What we know

Very interestingly, not all tumor cells had traces of fungi in them. Those that did, had them in low abundance. Also, not every type of cancer was associated with fungi in their tumors. Each cancer type is associated with its unique collection of fungi species, this included harmless fungi as well as disease-causing ones. 

A possible threat

It remains a question, if these microbes by any means, are responsible for making things worse. But researchers have observed certain hints where it does pose a threat to making cancer worse. 

One such example would be a breast cancer patient with the fungus Malassezia globosa in the tumors showed a worse survival rate than a patient who did not have this fungus in their tumor. 

Despite these preliminary indications, neither study can conclusively state whether fungus causes these unfavorable outcomes or is cancer that just fosters an environment in which these fungi can flourish. Additionally, the research does not examine whether fungi can promote the growth of cancer by inducing healthy cells to become malignant.



  • Diabetes is a chronic illness that has made the lives of many of us complicated. To help with that American Diabetes Association work tirelessly to fund research and treatment, raise awareness, and helps countless communities.
  • A community-based organization, The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America has helped numerous people to fight the odds of SCD.
  • Urban lifestyle can be too rushed and filing that obligatory out-of-network claim gets even more overwhelming. The solution to this problem is none other than OONOLOGY, they have a no-fuss interface and the easiest way to file an out-of-network claim.



  • Self-monitoring Blood pressure: A concerning new study finds out that more than half the people who are recommended to self-monitor their hypertension, go without doing so. This increases the risk of having future emergencies which will seem to have happened out of the blue. 
  • Breast Cancer death rate: A truly exciting moment for the healthcare community as the death rates due to breast cancer has been at their lowest for the past three decades.
  • New virus threat: This calls for an extra precaution for the global healthcare community as a new virus has recently been discovered in monkeys which can potentially spread in humans too.
  • Healthiest fish: Fishes are not only delicious but they also supply us with plenty of omega-3-fatty acids that our body is incapable of making. Some of the healthiest fish choices include salmon, cod, tuna, sardines, and many more



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