Home pregnancy tests are not a reliable way of detecting testicular cancer. If you are worried about testicular cancer, you must consult a doctor.
On September 14 2021, the death of comedian Norm Macdonald was widely reported; soon after the news broke, a purported quote of Macdonald’s about “cancer” and “battles” began circulating on Imgur: Across news outlets, Mac
The “revolutionary” large-scale trial is a world first.
The Democrat added that the treatment was successful.
REVIEW A video originally posted to TikTok and shared around 5,000 times on Facebook claimed that “mucus is the cause of all diseases” and listed ways to reduce the production of mucus. Mucus is a protective secretion produced by the body. Mucus c
Leakes was 66.
A claim being shared on social media beneath an image of a cowboy is all hat and no cattle. “Might as well resume smoking,” the post says. “No one has died of cancer or heart disease since the COVID-19 thing started.” One post
REVIEW Several memes related to the COVID-19 pandemic have become popular on social media platforms since 2020. One such example can be seen in
There is no evidence that wearing face masks causes decreased oxygen levels leading to cancer.
Diseases rarely have one singular cause and are not a result of psychological issues.
“It’s been a helluva four years, trying to get back to work, making you guys laugh and entertaining you, but I’m gonna be just fine,” the comedian wrote.
The UK has recorded fewer Covid deaths in the past 40 days combined than just one day of cancer deaths. James Melville, 18 July 2021. Prominent tweeter and communications consultant James Melville tweeted on 18 July that over the past 40 days fewer pe
A post on social media claims that Raymond Rife created a device that could “cure over 5000 diseases including all cancers, infections and more” and asks “why aren’t we using it”? This claim is not proven. Cancer Research
Frequent and long-term use of lye-based hair straightening products, or relaxers, may increase the risk of breast cancer among Black women, compared with more moderate use.
The number of lives lost is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee.
The FDA recommends that patients prescribed Metformin continue taking the drug until consulting with their health care provider.
A Facebook post claims that “dandelion root is able to kill 98% of cancer cells within 48 hours. Not only that, but it acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory, immune booster, antioxidant and organ detoxifier.” Whilst laboratory studies, on ce
The reality star is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence.
A post on Facebook has made a number of claims about cucumber’s ability to kill cancer cells. This is mostly based on evidence that looks at one chemical present in cucumbers and its ability to kill cells in the lab and in mice, rather than any e
“UK gets new lung cancer drug under international scheme thanks to Brexit deal.” Daily Express , 7 May 2021. “We looked it up. This drug is licensed for use in the EU. It's been available to EU countries since 2016.” Best for
News of Bo's passing was shared by Obama and his wife Michelle on Instagram, where both expressed sorrow at the passing of a dog the former president described as a “true friend and loyal companion.”
This post published on the Facebook Page The Eden Prescription, which is run by Ethan Evers, who authored a novel about the search for a cure for cancer, claimed that eating cucumbers can kill cancer cells, reduce their growth, and reduce the risk for
Collins was part of the three-man Apollo 11 crew that effectively ended the space race between the United States and Russia and fulfilled President John F. Kennedy’s challenge to reach the moon by the end of the 1960s.
Multiple Facebook posts claim people living in Pakistan’s Hunza Valley are cancer-free because they consume apricot seeds which allegedly “kill cancer cells”. The posts are misleading: health experts say apricot seeds are not effective in pr
In the worst of times, here's to remembering the very, very good.
Her husband, fellow actor Damian Lewis, said McCrory died “peacefully at home” after a "heroic battle with cancer.”
A Facebook post shared in Nigeria claims that putting sliced onions under one's foot overnight can cure several deadly diseases, including cancer and malaria. This is false; there is no evidence that the vegetable is effective against these ailments. M
Multiple Facebook posts claim that butterbur -- a plant extract sometimes used for medicinal purposes -- is effective in curing dementia and cancer. The claim is false. Butterbur is not a cure for cancer, according to medical experts. Separately, South
Expected 2020 federal limitations on ethylene oxide emissions were paused in response to the pandemic.
Does casein -- the main protein in milk -- cause cancer? No, that's not true: casein is not listed as a carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer or the U.S. National Toxicology Program. The claim originated from a vid
There is no scientific evidence to back the theory that drinking hot coconut water can cure cancer.
REVIEW An article published by Collective Evolution in January 2019 claimed that the milk protein casein is a carcinogen and “turns on cancer”. According to the article, the claim is supported by a book titled “The China Study”, authored by
An article shared thousands of times on social media claims a study from a renowned US cancer center found that Covid-19 mRNA vaccines could be linked to cancer. But the researchers did not examine such vaccines, and the article falsely portrays the ac
Reporters at Natural News would apparently be shocked to learn that mRNA molecules are already present in every cell of their bodies.
Was Joe Biden awarded the medal of honor and four Nobel Peace Prizes and did he cure AIDS, cancer and autism? No, that's not true: The 46th U.S. president has achieved none of those accomplishments. The false claims appeared in a meme tha
Now that the coronavirus has been in the United States for roughly a year, new numbers are revealing the scale of COVID-19’s impact on American health: COVID-19 has become the country’s third leading cause of death, and could be on its way to outpa
Dole, 97, said that he was diagnosed recently and would begin treatment immediately.
Social media posts and online articles claim face masks, recommended to help curb the spread of Covid-19, cause lung cancer. But medical experts say there is no scientific evidence proving a direct link between long-term mask use and cancer.
REVIEW An article published at the end of January 2021 by the outlet Blacklisted News, identified as a “conspiracy-pseudoscience” source by Media Bias/Fact Check, claimed that mask-wearing over a prolonged period of time contributes to the devel
Greene has a history of pushing conspiracy theories as truth.