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Study: New Research Finds Direct Link Between High Cholesterol and Prostate Cancer

Researchers from Italy have found what they believe to be the first direct link between high cholesterol levels and prostate cancer.

Obesity And Lack Of Exercise Could Enhance the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Obesity and aversion to exercise have become hallmarks of modern society, and a new study suggests that a blood protein linked to these lifestyle factors may be an indicator for an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer.

New Diet-Cancer Research Shows Variety to be Key to Cancer Prevention

Researchers studying the diet-cancer link are devoting a new level of scientific attention to a dietary factor that many people take for granted - variety.

Diabetes May Double Cancer Risk in Women

A new study finds that type 2 adult-onset diabetes has a surprisingly positive effect on reducing the rate of prostate cancer in men, but may double the risk of female genital and other cancers.

Common Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Liver Cancer

A drug widely used to treat Type II diabetes, may help to prevent primary liver cancer, researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center report in the April 2012 issue of Cancer Prevention Research.

Cooking Sweet Corn Boosts its Ability to Fight Cancer and Heart Disease

Hurrah for hominy. Cooking sweet corn, whether you cream it, steam it or keep it on the cob, unleashes beneficial nutrients that can substantially reduce the chance of heart disease and cancer.

Study: Obesity Independently Impacts Prostate Cancer Screening

When interpreting prostate cancer screening test results, physicians should consider the impact of a patient's body mass index, regardless of race.

Could Diabetes Treatments Fight Cancer?

Drugs that treat diabetes may also be effective against some cancers.
Splenda Rebukes Health Risk Claims

Splenda Brand Rebukes New Safety Allegation About Sucralose

Heartland Food Products Group, makers of Splenda Sweeteners, is claiming that the recent CSPI rating on Sucralose is misleading to consumers.In response to the...

Researchers: Turmeric’s (Curcumin) Fights Skin, Breast and Other Tumor Cells.

Looking for a cancer cure? Try the spice rack. In the last few years, that tactic has proved productive for researchers investigating turmeric, a curry spice used for centuries in Indian traditional medicine.

Mayo Clinic Researchers Report Diabetic Women Less Likely to Undergo Mammograms

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that women with diabetes were significantly less likely to undergo screening for breast cancer by mammography than patients in a control group.
Tim Byers, M.D., M.P.H. Colorado University Cancer Center associate director for cancer prevention and control.

Research Shows Link Between Diabetes, Heart Disease and Cancer

There are a number of risk factors shared between diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and several different types of cancer.In a major symposium at the...

Moderate Physical Activity Is Critical For Reducing The Risk Of Chronic Disease In Older...

Getting regular, moderate-intensity exercise may be critically important for postmenopausal women who want to reduce their risk of cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases.

Study: Diabetes and Cancer; Protein Frequently Mutated in Cancer Has a Surprising Alter-Ego

A study published by Nature has defined the function of p110 alpha, the flag-ship molecule of the eight member PI3K family, which is one of the most frequently activated pathways in cancer.

Ohio State Scientists Bake Heart Healthy Soy Bread

A team of scientists at The Ohio State University has somethin' in the oven: the first soy bread that's both good for your heart and easy on the taste buds, too.

Study Suggests Women May Need More Vitamin C

Recent findings by researchers at NIDDK and Vanderbilt University indicate that the RDA of vitamin C may need to increase to 90 milligrams a day for young women.

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