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Preventing Liver Cancer with Coffee
Based on studies linking coffee consumption with lower liver cancer risk, coffee is put to the test to see if it can help reduce liver damage in those with hepatitis C.
Handling Poultry Tied to Liver/Pancreatic Cancers
Thousands of Americans continue to die from asbestos exposure decades after many uses were banned since the cancers can take years to show up. We are now in the so-called “third wave” of...
Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer-causing viruses in poultry may explain increased risks of death from liver and pancreatic cancers.
Essential Tremor and Diet
Neurotoxins in chicken, such as the beta-carboline alkaloid harman, may explain the link between meat consumption and hand tremor, the most common movement disorder.
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
Is Cod Liver Oil Good For You?
Even distilled cod liver oil supplements may have toxic levels of vitamin A.
Alpha Gal and the Lone Star Tick
Our immune response against a foreign molecule present in animal products may play a role in some allergic, autoimmune, and inflammatory disorders. This reaction is thought to underlie tick bite...
Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
Liver Toxicity Due to Broccoli Juice?
6,000 cups of broccoli a year is probably too much.
Herbalife® Supplement Liver Toxicity
What the peer-reviewed scientific literature has to say about Herbalife® supplements.
Hepatitis E Virus in Pork
The discovery of infectious hepatitis E virus in retail pork products may help explain the purported association between liver failure and pork consumption.
Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts,...
Is Noni or Mangosteen Juice Safe?
There is now another case report of acute toxicity linked to noni juice ingestion, this time in a 14 year old. At least his liver didn’t fail completely like in two of the earlier cases. What do we...
Gerson Therapy for Cancer
Gerson Therapy is a largely diet-based alternative treatment for cancer. What have 65 years of medical research concluded about its efficacy and safety?
Update on Herbalife®
The liver toxicity associated with Herbalife® supplements may be due to vitamin A toxicity
Toxin Contamination of Spirulina Supplements
On his first day of life, an infant was hospitalized with seizures. Researchers concluded that his mother’s daily spirulina use starting in the fourth month of pregnancy was likely to blame. I’ve...
Amla Versus Cancer Cell Growth
Indian gooseberries (amla), an important plant in Ayurvedic medicine, may have anti-cancer properties, as well as cough-, fever-, pain-, stress-, and diarrhea-suppressing effects.
Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
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