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05

Mar

A high-protein diet increases cancer risk as much as smokingResearchers point to the the Mediterranean diet, which is low in animal protein and high in carbohydrates, as a life-lengthening alternative.

A high-protein diet increases cancer risk as much as smoking
Researchers point to the the Mediterranean diet, which is low in animal protein and high in carbohydrates, as a life-lengthening alternative.

25

Feb

What’s the cancer risk for those still living near Fukushima?While only looking at traces of cesium, researchers say that the amount of radiation exposure matches what Japanese are exposed to from natural sources.

What’s the cancer risk for those still living near Fukushima?
While only looking at traces of cesium, researchers say that the amount of radiation exposure matches what Japanese are exposed to from natural sources.

27

Jan

'World's Most Interesting Man' joins fight against dog cancerJonathan Goldsmith, best-known for his Dos Equis beer commercials, is helping to raise money for research in the fight against cancer in dogs.

'World's Most Interesting Man' joins fight against dog cancer
Jonathan Goldsmith, best-known for his Dos Equis beer commercials, is helping to raise money for research in the fight against cancer in dogs.

25

Nov

Risk of endometrial cancer rises with increase in sugar-sweetened drinksResearchers can’t establish a cause-and-effect link, but sugar-sweetened beverages contributes to obesity, which in turn increases the cancer risk.

Risk of endometrial cancer rises with increase in sugar-sweetened drinks
Researchers can’t establish a cause-and-effect link, but sugar-sweetened beverages contributes to obesity, which in turn increases the cancer risk.

24

Sep

Marriage can improve your cancer survival chancesThe findings suggest that providing increased social support to unmarried people with cancer could benefit their health.

Marriage can improve your cancer survival chances
The findings suggest that providing increased social support to unmarried people with cancer could benefit their health.

11

Jul

Alzheimer’s and cancer: Each disease lowers the risk of the otherUnderstanding how one disease reduces the risk of developing the other could lead to better treatments for both.

Alzheimer’s and cancer: Each disease lowers the risk of the other
Understanding how one disease reduces the risk of developing the other could lead to better treatments for both.

10

Jun

Will my ‘paleo’ diet prevent cancer?As researchers find cancer in ancient bones, it makes our food blogger ponder the definition of a healthy diet.

Will my ‘paleo’ diet prevent cancer?
As researchers find cancer in ancient bones, it makes our food blogger ponder the definition of a healthy diet.

11

Mar

Aspirin may prevent melanoma in women
It’s too soon to advise that people at high risk for melanoma start taking an aspirin a day, especially since regular use of the pain reliever is not without risks.

Aspirin may prevent melanoma in women

It’s too soon to advise that people at high risk for melanoma start taking an aspirin a day, especially since regular use of the pain reliever is not without risks.

04

Mar


 ‘Resistant’ starches heal the colon, prevent cancer  



Resistant starches thicken the linings of the bowels, allowing for more good bacteria to grow and help with digestion.
Resistant starches thicken the linings of the bowels, allowing for more good bacteria to grow and help with digestion.

26

Feb


50 years worth of blood samples provide insights into breast cancer risks 



More than 15,000 mothers, daughters and granddaughters have donated blood for scientists to track cancer’s progress over generations.            
More than 15,000 mothers, daughters and granddaughters have donated blood for scientists to track cancer’s progress over generations.