Tag: cancer

Broccoli Contains a Natural Compound That May Slow Cancer Growth, Research Suggests

New research published in the journal Science suggests that a compound naturally found in cruciferous vegetables may inhibit cancerous cell growth in the body. Broccoli, kale, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts are examples of some of the nutrient-dense vegetables that contain the compound, which is called indole-3-carbinol, also known as “I3C.”

Drinking very hot tea can double risk of oesophageal cancer, scientists say

Drinking very hot tea could almost double the risk of oesophageal cancer, according to a study of 50,000 people. Cancer experts found that drinking 700ml per day of tea at 60C or higher was “consistently associated” with a 90 per cent higher risk of the disease, compared with people who

Do YOU have a persistent sore throat? Researchers warn the symptom could be a sign of CANCER in your larynx

Patients who visit their GPs with a persistent sore throat should be considered for larynx cancer, a study suggests. A sore throat combined with shortness of breath, problems swallowing or earache is a greater warning sign of laryngeal cancer than hoarseness alone, new research concludes. A study of more than

Breath test to detect multiple cancers

A two-year trial into a clinical device, called the Breath Biopsy, will see if exhaled airborne molecules can be useful for cancer detection. Several illnesses are known to create signature smells from the body, including typhoid fever reported to smell like baked bread and the aroma of acetone, said to

Highly processed foods linked to a higher likelihood of cancer

Rat riesearch provides another reason why you should avoid processed foods: You are putting yourself sk of cancer. A study published in the British Medical Journal has found a link between eating highly processed or “ultra-processed” foods and a higher risk of cancer. In the study, the researchers assessed the link between highly processed food

Pomegranates are a nutritious way to prevent cancer

Pomegranates (Punica granatum) have many possible medicinal applications and one these is as a preventive measure against cancer. The potential anticancer properties of extracts derived from the fruit were observed in an in vivo study by scientists from various research institutes in Brazil. Recently, more researchers are shifting their attention to natural products as

Mediterranean diet reduces risk of hip fracture

Swedish researchers examined the potential effects of a healthy Mediterranean diet on the risks of hip fracture. They believed that a person’s level of commitment to this heart-friendly diet could affect the chances of that person ending up with a fractured hip in the future. The Swedish Research Council supported this study, and the

Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death

With proper dietary supplementation with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents, cancer may be prevented or slowed down. One of these powerful anti-cancer agents is pomegranate. According to research, pomegranate juice and pomegranate extract contain powerful healing chemical compounds such as luteolin and ellagic acid that effectively work together to help prevent cancer cell growth,

This small fruit can protect you from diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer

Fruits come in different shapes and sizes, and one humble fruit is slowly making the rounds on the list of potent superfoods whose numerous nutritional benefits surprisingly fit in its marble-sized yellowish berries.Goldenberries are delicious fruits that are closely related to tomatoes and eggplants. Also known as Incan/Aztec berries or

How drinking coffee reduces cancer risk

Many people can’t survive without the energy boost that their morning coffee provides. But if you’re not one of those people, there are many other reasons why you should start getting your daily dose of coffee. A review paper, which was published in the journal Scientific Reports, revealed that drinking

Eat cordyceps before high-intensity exercise to improve endurance

Cordyceps has an unsavory reputation among people unfamiliar with it, but its health benefits have been the subject of several studies. One particular research, for instance, found that it can enhance your tolerance to high-intensity workouts, allowing you to do more and gain more from physical activity.In the study, the

Guava observed to display potent anticancer activity

Guava is more than just a delicious tropical fruit. In regions where it is grown, it is also recognized as a potent medicinal plant. One study confirms that guava possesses powerful natural compounds, some of which give the fruits anti-cancer effects.The researchers tested various extracts of guava (methanol, hexane, and