What Are IP6 & Inositol?
Inositol is a simple hexa-carbon carbohydrate derived from glucose. It is a member of B complex vitamins. When all of its six carbons are attached to phosphate groups, it is known as inositol hexaphosphate (IP6).
Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP6) is present in plant and mammalian cells. It is found in the high concentrations (0.4-6.4%) in high fibre foods such as legumes,… [Read more →]
Treatment for canine bone cancer involves:
– managing pain
– controlling metastasis (tumor spread)
Canine bone cancer is a very painful disease. Palliative treatment can make your dog more comfortable and increase its quality of life.
What are palliative treatment options?
There are 2 types of bone cancer in dogs:
primary, which originates from the bone
secondary, which is spread from cancer in other parts of the body
Secondary bone tumors are rare in dogs.
Bone tumors can affect:
appendicular skeleton or long bones (limbs)
axial skeleton or flat bones (jaw,
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Osteosarcoma in Dogs: Treatment Options
The 2 goals of canine osteosarcoma treatment are:
– palliation of pain
– delaying metastasis
Osteosarcoma causes severe pain. Hence, pain palliation therapy should be considered to improve quality of life in dogs.
Palliative treatment options:
Osteosarcoma accounts for more than 85% of all bone tumors in dogs. It is the most common type of primary bone tumors that is highly malignant and metastatic. This type of tumor causes destruction to the bone and tends to spread to other organs.
Osteosarcoma in dogs can affect:
– appendicular skeleton (limbs)
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K9 Immunity and K9 Immunity Plus are supplements for enhancing the immune system of dogs that are undergoing cancer treatment or dogs with other serious health issues.
K9 Immunity is formulated from concentrated and purified heteropolysaccharides derived from 6 species of organic, non-GMO medicinal mushrooms:
Cordyceps sinensis hybrid
What are K9 Immunity Ingredients?… [Read more →]
What are transfer factors?
Transfer factors are protein molecules produced by lymphocytes (immune system white blood cells). Their effects on the immune system are to:
– recognise and destroy pathogens (bacteria, fungi and viruses)
– recognise and destroy infected/malignant cells
– slow down the overactive immune response, such as autoimmune diseases and allergic reactions
However,… [Read more →]
Spleen cancer in dogs is a malignant tumor that develops in the spleen. This type of tumor can develop slowly and some dogs may display non-specific (general) symptoms or none at all during the early stages.
Non-Specific Spleen Cancer in Dogs Symptoms
- reduced appetite
- weight loss
Eventually,… [Read more →]
There are 2 types of liver cancer in dogs: – metastatic – primary
Metastatic liver cancer in dogs
Metastatic liver cancer is tumor that has spread from other parts of the body. This is the most common type of liver cancer in dogs. Treatment depends on the stage of metastasis. Due to the aggressive nature of this tumor,… [Read more →]
Turmeric (botanical name: Curcuma Longa) is a member of the ginger family. Its root (bright yellow spice) is a staple ingredient in curry dishes.
Curcuminoids are the bioactive compounds in turmeric. They are made up of 60–70% curcumin, 20-27% demethoxycurcumin and 10-15% bisdemethoxycurcumin. Curcumin is responsible for the yellow/orange colour of turmeric. It is the most studied curcuminoid for its therapeutic effects as it has multiple targets and mechanisms of action…. [Read more →]