cancer

  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Mike Wilson, a professional parkour and freerunning athlete, wanted to do something special for his 5-year old son Jayden, who was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor.

So on his birthday this year, he made a replica Spider-Man suit and jumped down from the roof to pay him a visit, capturing the moment with a hidden GoPro camera.

You can read more updates about Brayden on his Facebook page.

costume restoring faith in humanity week cancer Star Trek g rated win - 8370576640
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Last year Tom Schutt of D.C. was undergoing treatments for his cancer, resulting in his hair loss - and a pretty great Jean-Luc Picard costume. Now that he's in remission, he can sport a Riker look!

cancer completely relevant news random act of kindness restoring faith in humanity week football sports g rated win - 8328481024
Via 22 Words
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

A 17-year-old student in Texas broke the news that his mother had lost her battle with cancer. When he came back to school the next day, the entire high school rallied around him during his time of need. Check out the full story here:

FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston

  • -
  • Vote
  • -

The NFL finally showed a bright side when the Cincinnati Bengals signed Devon Still to the practice squad allowing him to retain his NFL medical insurance. This morning Still posted this endearing video to instagram.

farts cancer science weird g rated - 8252029184
Via Time
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Scientists out of the University of Exeter are implying that smelling farts could actually prevent cancer, among other diseases.

"Although hydrogen sulfide gas"—produced when bacteria breaks down food—"is well known as a pungent, foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence, it is naturally produced in the body and could in fact be a healthcare hero with significant implications for future therapies for a variety of diseases," Dr. Mark Wood said in a university release.

Although the stinky gas can be noxious in large doses, scientists believe that a whiff here and there has the power to reduce risks of cancer, strokes, heart attacks, arthritis, and dementia by preserving mitochondria.