Tourism isn’t the only industry eager to benefit from the relaxing of the decades-long trade embargo against Cuba. Medical researchers on both of sides of the Straits of Florida now have the chance to collaborate with previously off-limits colleagues. Of particular interest to the U.S. is a Cuban lung cancer drug that…
Rat poison. Lighter fluid. Battery acid. Pesticides. And now...radiation. What do they all have in common? They're all rolled into one cancer causing cigarette. What's worse, tobacco companies have known that radiation was inside cigarettes but hid evidence of it for 4 decades.
Cuba, famed maker of delicious (and cancery) cigars, may just have an anti-lung cancer vaccine that's worth getting excited about. CimaVax-EGF isn't preventative, but it may make this horrible deadly disease just a plain old horrible disease.
Lung cancer is really hard to detect early. So some scientists in Germany put their best sniffer dogs on the task. And you won't believe this but it totally worked.
Breathalyzers have been around for years, letting cops determine just how drunk you were when you plowed into their parked car. But now, a new breathalyzer has been developed that can detect lung cancer.
Marketed as a "healthy smoking machine," this 3-in-1 gadget lights up your cigarettes then automatically "purifies" all the nasty smoke around you, all the while spraying the air with your favorite perfume.