People who eat a high-protein diet during middle age are more likely to die of cancer than those who eat less protein, says a new study.
March 10, 2014
For those over the age of 65, a moderate protein intake may actually be beneficial, and protect against frailty.Read More
A new study finds that when epigallocatechin gallate, when diluted in skim milk or other milk complexes, remains bioactive and continues to reduce colon cancer cell proliferation in culture at concentrations higher than 0.03mg of EGCG/mL.
December 20, 2013
The majority of extractable polyphenols in tea are flavan-3-ols, commonly referred to as catechins.Read More
The publisher of a study suggesting GM corn caused tumors in rats has withdrawn the paper.
December 3, 2013
A year-long investigation found the paper "did not meet scientific standards."Read More
Postmenopausal women who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were more likely to develop the most common type of endometrial cancer compared with women who did not drink sugar-sweetened beverages.
November 25, 2013
Postmenopausal women who reported the highest intake of sugar-sweetened beverages had a 78% increased risk for estrogen-dependent type I endometrial cancer.Read More
Higher than normal levels of the necessary vitamin may indicate a person is at risk of developing certain cancers.
November 19, 2013
Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is the most complicated vitamin, structurally, and is also the largest.Read More
There is little evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements protect people from cancer and heart problems.
November 14, 2013
The panel's draft statement also says neither beta-carotene nor vitamin E should be taken to prevent heart disease or cancer.Read More
A peptide fragment derived from cow's milk exhibited potent anticancer capability against human stomach cancer cell cultures.
November 13, 2013
The findings support future use of LFcinB25 as a potential therapeutic agent for gastric cancer.Read More
A research study shows fast food may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
November 12, 2013
The results found that not only did those in the fast food group have an increased risk of diabetes but one that was 70% higher.Read More
A study from the University of Missouri has found that a compound in wine can be used to boost the effectiveness of radiation-based cancer therapy.
October 15, 2013
In the study, the red-wine compound resveratrol was used to treat melanoma cells, resulting in 44% of the tumor cells being killed.Read More
Seaweed, particularly a variety found in Florida waters, may be a secret weapon against cancer.
September 12, 2013
Florida's green algae prevents boost the body's antioxidant enzymes, which then fight free radicals, according to a release.Read More