Monthly Archives: May 2013

Celebrities With Bowel Cancer – Ben Richards

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Do you know that the rate of bowel cancer among men has risen by nearly 30% in the past 35 years? According to the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK, the incidence of bowel cancer among men “have climbed from 45 cases per 100,000 men in 1975-77 to 58 cases in 2008-10, an overall rise of 29 per cent”. Among females, the rate went up by a slight 6% margin from 35 per 100,000 women to 37 per 100,000 during the same period.

How common is the disease? It is more common than you think. In England, it is the second most common type of cancer among women (after breast cancer) and the third most common type of cancer among men (after prostate and lung cancer).

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Nanopeptide Mesotherapy Hair Loss Treatment: Effective or Scam?

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Ever heard of nanopeptide mesotherapy? Is it really effective in helping you grow some hair and thus preventing baldness? Is it as good as promised/advertised or is it a scam designed to make you open your wallet? We’re told its an expensive procedure too. The treatment reportedly costs US$550/£350 per session. Hair regrowth requires a minimum of seven sessions and, after six months, you have go back for a session every month. If that price isn’t what our Aunt Edna calls “prohibitive” we don’t know what is. [Note: In the quote below, it is stated that you go back for a session every six months not every month.]

Anyhoo, a celebrity who swears by the effectiveness of nanopeptide mesotherapy is British journalist and broadcaster Andrew Pierce. Here’s what he wrote about his treatment experience in an article for The Daily Mail: Continue reading