Tag: breast cancer research and treatment

Processed Meats and Cancer: It’s Not Just Nitrates

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 34,000 cancer deaths per year worldwide are attributable to diets high in processed meats. While that number pales in comparison to the one million or so global cancer deaths related to smoking, it is significant enough to warrant a hard look at

Newsbriefs: Mindfulness; Soy and Veggies; Curb Sugar Cravings

Mindfulness Could Help With Weight Control
Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off? A recent review analyzed 19 studies that involved either formal meditation, informal mindfulness strategies that focused on eating activity, or some combination of these two approaches. Initially, when compared to participants treated with diet

New Science on Multivitamins and Cancer

Should you pop a multi to protect against cancer? Previous studies have found no cancer protection from taking daily multivitamin supplements. For example, the large-scale Physicians’ Health Study-II, which followed nearly 15,000 men for an average of eight years, found that vitamin E and vitamin C supplements did not reduce

New Science on Multivitamins and Cancer

Should you pop a multi to protect against cancer? Previous studies have found no cancer protection from taking daily multivitamin supplements. For example, the large-scale Physicians’ Health Study-II, which followed nearly 15,000 men for an average of eight years, found that vitamin E and vitamin C supplements did not reduce

Bold and Beautiful Spices for Health

Bold and beautiful spices, one of today’s hottest culinary trends, may offer more than just good taste. Scientists are now fascinated with the health potential of a variety of culinary herbs and spices. A culinary herb is the leaf of a plant used in cooking; any other part of the

Hot Spices Take on Breast Cancer

Emerging evidence links spices’turmeric, in particular?with cancer protection. A new laboratory study from the Department of Internal Medicine and Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Michigan is one of the first to find that turmeric (the spice found in curry) and black pepper compounds might work to fight breast

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