Researchers from Italy have found what they believe to be the first direct link between high cholesterol levels and prostate 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When interpreting prostate cancer screening test results, physicians should consider the impact of a patient's body mass index, regardless of race.
Drugs that treat diabetes may also be effective against some cancers.
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...
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 have found that women with diabetes were significantly less likely to undergo screening for breast cancer by mammography than patients in a control group.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.