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.
When interpreting prostate cancer screening test results, physicians should consider the impact of a patient's body mass index, regardless of race.
Study of women with diabetes showed a reduced breast cancer risk for women who used low-dose aspirin compared to those who did not.
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.
Heart disease and diabetes are among the most common conditions plaguing Americans today, and they are related to a host of other diseases. Research now also demonstrates that these conditions can be warning signs for some types of digestive cancers.
New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers...
The NHLBI of the National Institutes of Health has stopped early a major clinical trial of the risks and benefits of combined estrogen and progestin in healthy menopausal women due to an increased risk of invasive breast cancer.
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...
Two newer drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes could be linked to a significantly increased risk of developing pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, and one could also be linked to an increased risk of thyroid cancer.
Dietary factors are recognized as contributing to the development of stomach and esophagus cancers.
A new study confirms a strong link between diabetes and advanced breast cancer at diagnosis for women. Modifying breast cancer screening and detection practices...
Saw palmetto, an herbal extract commonly taken to improve urinary symptoms in men with enlargement of the prostate gland, is no more effective than a placebo.
A new study looked at the benefits when clinicians counsel patients on their physical activity - and how routine assessments lower the risk of...
1 in 120 people newly diagnosed with diabetes age 50 and older have a higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer--a risk that is eight times more than expected for the general population.
Scientists have identified six new genes which play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes, and among the group is the second gene known to also play a role in prostate cancer.
Study concludes that patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who require long-term insulin therapy are at a significantly increased risk for colorectal cancer.