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May 2, 2014
Fish and Diabetes
The relationship between fish consumption and diabetes risk may be due to toxic pollutants that build up in the aquatic food chain.
March 26, 2014
Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
Unlike most other anti-cancer agents, the phytates naturally found in whole plant foods may trigger cancer cell differentiation, causing them to revert back to behaving more like normal cells.
September 13, 2013
Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer-causing viruses in poultry may explain increased risks of death from liver and pancreatic cancers.
January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
December 10, 2012
Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
April 3, 2012
Coffee and Cancer
Coffee consumption is associated with a modest reduction of total cancer incidence.
February 27, 2012
Bacon and Botulism
The nitrite preservatives in processed meats such as bologna, bacon, ham, and hot dogs form carcinogenic nitrosamines but also reduce the growth of botulism bacteria, forcing regulators to strike a...
September 19, 2011
Cancer Prevention and Treatment May Be the Same Thing
Breast cancer can take decades to develop, so early detection via mammogram may be too late.
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