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    1. Jacob

      Vitamin D Linked to Pneumonia Risk

      A study from the University of Eastern Finland finds low serum vitamin D levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. Risk 2.5 Times Greater With Low Vitamin D The risk of contracting pneumonia was more than 2.5 times greater in subjects with the lowest vitamin D levels than in subjects...
    2. Mike

      Study Finds Why Vitamin E Can Help Prevent Cancer

      While many studies suggest that vitamin E can help prevent cancer, like so many things in medicine, how it does so has remained a mystery. Now researchers from Ohio State University have actually identified an anti-cancer property of vitamin E Inhibits Key Enzyme Researchers showed in prostate cancer cells that...
    3. Jacob

      Utah May Tax E-Cigarettes

      As E-cigarettes become more popular, it is inevitable that they will come under more scrutiny by all levels of government. A Utah lawmaker in Utah has introduced a bill that would tax e-cigs at the same rate as regular cigarettes. A move that is sure to spark controversy. The law,...
    4. Mike

      Secret Nuclear Dumping Linked to Hundreds of Cancer Cases

      The Saint Louis TV station KSDK first broke the story documenting huge numbers of cancer cases in a 4 square mile area of Saint Louis County. According to the report, the story began when Janell Wright and several of her class of ’88 McCluer North High School friends started wondering...
    5. Dr L

      Non-Digestable Starch Helps the Body Fight Colon Cancer

      Resistant, or non-digestable, starch helps the body resist colorectal cancer Review show resistant starch kills pre-cancerous cells and reduces inflammation You can’t digest resistant starch and it ends up in the bowel in pretty much the same form as it was eaten. Once in the bowel this resistant starch does...
    6. Mike

      Deep Belly Fat Linked to Intestinal Cancer

      A new study finds that visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer. The research is published in Cancer Prevention Research. Prior research has shown that obesity markedly increases the likelihood of being diagnosed with and dying from...
    7. Mike

      Processed Meat Linked to Cancer, Heart Disease and Early Death. Ouch!

      A huge study of half a million men and women finds an association between processed meat and heart disease and cancer. This EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) study involved ten countries and 23 centres in Europe and almost half a million people. In general a diet high...
    8. nm

      Researchers May Have Found the Origin of Aggressive Ovarian Cancer

      Cornell University researchers have discovered a likely origin of epithelial ovarian cancer (ovarian carcinoma), the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States. Some epithelial cancers are known to occur in transitional zones between two types of epithelium (layers of tissue that line the body and...
    9. orin

      E-Cigarettes Tried by About 20% of Smokers

      According to a enters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report the use electronic cigarettes is growing rapidly. IN 20011, nearly 21 percent of adults who smoke tried electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes. This was up from about 10 percent in 2010. Increase Widespread E-cigarettes use increased among current...
    10. Jacob

      Study Questions Routine Pelvic Exams for Women

      For decades a pelvic exam has been standard for a woman’s gynecologic checkup. However, a recent study from UC San Francisco, questions the medical necessity of many of these exams. Many doctors mistakenly believe the exam is important in screening for ovarian cancer. The study also shows that doctors perform...
    11. Mike

      Research Finds Green Tea Significantly Lowers GI Cancers

      New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, finds that Chinese women who drink green tea had lower lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers The results showed a lower risk associated especially with cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum. The study by lead author Sarah...
    12. orin

      Study: Breastfeeding Lowers Breast Cancer RIsk

      Importance of breastfeeding highlighted in new study A study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health finds that breast-feeding lowers the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer. Researchers examined the association between reproductive risk factors — such as the number of children a woman delivers, breast-feeding...
    13. Jacob

      Study: Daily Vitamins Reduce Cancer Risk

      Cancer Risk Reduced by 8% One of the largest clinical trails to date has found that taking a daily multivitamin reduces the risk of cancer by 8%. The new research, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), followed nearly 15,000 older, male physicians followed for more...
    14. orin

      Why It Herbiside Glyphosate Needs to Be Banned

      By Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho Institute of Science in Society, October 10, 2012 An Institute of Science in Society special report sounds the alarm on the evidence of harm from the increasing use of glyphosate-based herbicides, especially Monsanto’s Roundup formulation. Glyphosate-based herbicides are now the most commonly...
    15. orin

      More Evidence That Curry Curbs Cancer Metastases

      The yellow in curry, turmeric is an ancient herbal remedy used for centuries to treat osteoarthritis and other illnesses. Research shows that Its active ingredient, curcumin, acts against inflammation. Now a new study shows that it can also inhibit formation of metastases, the spread of disease from one part of...
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