Posts Tagged "Cancer"

Mushroom Compound May Suppress Prostate Cancer

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Mushroom Compound May Suppress Prostate Cancer

In the United States, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), with 1 man in 7 predicted to have the diagnosis during his lifetime. Previously, Patrick Ling, from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), and colleagues observed that cancer polysaccharopeptide (PSP), a compound found in the turkey tail mushroom, prevented prostate cancer development in pre-clinical investigations. The current study reveals that polysaccharopeptide – in conjunction with gamma-tocotrienol, a Vitamin E compound derived from palm oil, markedly...

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Cell Phones Linked to Brain Cancer

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Cell Phones Linked to Brain Cancer

A growing body of evidence suggests that cell phones dramatically raise your risk for developing brain cancer.  The latest findings, published online in the journal Pathophysiology, confirm the cell phone linked to cancer find, and will hopefully convince you to educe your cell phone use and star using an effective wired headset to shield you from harmful cell phone waves.   The Link Between Cell Phones & Brain Cancer. Dr. Lennart Hardell, a professor of oncology at University of Orebro...

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Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

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Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

In 2012, about half a million cases of cancer around the world were attributed to excess body weight, which extrapolates to 3.6% of all new adult cases. The weight-related cancer burden was highest in developed countries; 63.8% of these obesity-related cancers occurred in North America and Europe. The figures come from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR), and were published in the Lancet Oncology. The IACR team, led by Melinda Arnold, PhD, points out that approximately one-quarter of...

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Brussels Sprout Good Things In Your Guts

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Brussels Sprout Good Things In Your Guts

Leafy greens critical to digestive health. Bringing the world yet another reason to “eat your vegetables,” research has reveals that immune cells essential to intestinal health could be controlled by leafy greens in your diet. Researchers from the Walters,  Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Australia found that a type of immune cell called Innate Lymphoid Cells (ILCs), promotes good intestinal health by keeping “bad” bacteria out of the intestine, helping control or prevent conditions like bowel cancer, food...

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Antioxidants – Keeping the Doctor Away and Slowing The Aging Process

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Antioxidants – Keeping the Doctor Away and Slowing The Aging Process

Antioxidants are compounds from plant foods, including beta-carotene, vitamin C, and bioflavonoids, that fight off cell-attacking free radicals, or the unstable molecules your body produces when it’s exposed to environmental toxins. Antioxidants are most concentrated in the skin of fruits and veggies, so look for rich coloured produce, which indicates high antioxidant levels. There are many forms of antioxidants with different effects on your body, so include a variety of fruits and veggies in your diet. In fact, the entire superfruit concept is predicated...

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