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Phytonutrients Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer

A review of research that included nearly 400,000 people from China’s National Center of Colorectal Surgery has determined that certain phytonutrients, specifically flavonoids and flavanols, have the ability to significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. After an extensive review of the evidence,...

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Meat Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Swedish researchers have found that eating red meat significantly increases a man’s risk of pancreatic cancer, and eating processed meats increases both men’s and women’s risk of contracting pancreatic cancer – considered one of the deadliest cancers. The research, from Sweden’s National Institute...

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Drinking Alcohol Increases Cancer Risk

Multiple studies out this year have now linked alcohol consumption – especially frequent drinking and binge drinking – with several types of cancer. The most recent study, from Harvard University, established that women who drink from 3-6 glasses of wine per week have...

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Why Aspirin Can Prevent Cancer

Researchers from Italy’s Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital have found that low-dose aspirin can prevent colorectal cancer. Why? Doesn’t aspirin cause stomach bleeding, ulcers, blood thinning and other problems? The researchers analyzed medical records of 100,000 human subjects starting from fifty years of age...

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Study Proves Turmeric Anti-Cancer Agent

University researchers have found that turmeric and its phytochemical called curcumin inhibted the growth of colorectal cancer and throat cancer cells. The study showed that the growth of cell lines of adenocarcinoma HCT15, HCT 116, and human larynx carcinoma Hep G-2 were significantly...