Tagged: colorectal cancer

WHO says meat causes cancer

Meat Causes Cancer, Says World Health Organization

The research arm of the World Health Association – made up of 22 researchers from 10 countries – has classified processed meat and red meat as carcinogenic to humans. The research analyzed over 800 large human population studies. Find out what types and why meat is carcinogenic.

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Legumes Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

Legumes have a number of nutrients and are considered healthy foods by scientists. Research now finds that legumes specifically reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer along with other cancers. Learn more about legumes.

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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...