Cancer is currently one of the top killers worldwide, and the number of cancer cases is only expected to rise. New research examines the impact of the natural vitamin C on cancer cell growth. Read more
In the case of patients with low risk of lung cancer, the current diagnostic procedure can sometimes be invasive and unnecessary. However, new research may have uncovered a less invasive, less costly way to screen these patients. Read more
E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Cancer Research UK-funded scientists found that people who swapped smoking regular cigarettes for e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for at least six months, had much lower levels of toxic and cancer causing [...]
Australia was the first country in the world to introduce mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products - and the UK will have followed suit by May this year. But will any country copy Australia's plan to keep increasing taxes until a packet of cigarettes costs AUD$40 (£24)? Read more
A high intake of whole grains has been associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and obesity. Whole grains contain endosperm, germ, and bran, in contrast with refined grains, which have the germ and bran removed during the milling process. Whole grains are good sources of fibre, B vitamins, and some [...]
Women who put in long hours for the bulk of their careers may pay a steep price: life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Work weeks that averaged 60 hours or more over three decades appear to triple the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart trouble and arthritis for women, according to new research from The [...]
Drinking piping hot coffee, tea and the caffeine-infused beverage yerba mate probably causes cancer, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday. Read more...
Over the past year, major attention has focused on whether cancer arises by chance or as a result of external factors that, if modifiable, could imply that cancer is preventable and not simply the result of random events. The underlying truth of this debate has major implications for everything from the Vice President’s Moonshot1—are we [...]