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Melanoma Risk Linked to Citrus Fruit Consumption?

Abrar A. Quereshi, MD, MPH, from Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, and colleagues at Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts reported that those who consume 1.6 times or more citrus fruit per day are at 36% higher risk of developing melanoma. This st ...
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Mediterranean Dietary Lifestyle May Prevent Breast Cancer

Dr. Miguel Á. Martínez-González, MD, from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid, and colleagues reported that breast cancer may be prevented by adopting a Mediterranean diet lifestyle that is known to be protective against cardiovascular diseases. The Mediterranean diet c ... ...

Scientists Find a Key That Could Unlock How Cancer Develops

Determining the total number of chromosomes in a human cell could be key to understanding how tumors develop and progress, a team of scientists have postulated. The international team of biologists, which was under the leadership of a Virginia Tech researcher, also added that their findings could h ...

Spicing Your Food Could Help Lower your Cancer Mortality Risk

Regularly using spices in food may have a profound effect in the reduction of an adult’s mortality risk in heart disease, diabetes and cancer, a new research study has revealed. Its findings were published in the medical journal, The BMJ.According to Lu Qi, MD, PhD, who is an associate profes ... ...

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Mediterranean diet

Mediterranean Dietary Lifestyle May Prevent Breast Cancer

Dr. Miguel Á. Martínez-González, MD, from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid, and colleagues reported that breast cancer may be prevented by adopting a Mediterranean diet lifestyle that is known to be protective against cardiovascular diseases. The Mediterranean diet c ... ...

Immunological Cancer Therapy Takes Precedence

The human body is very tough. It can take a lot of abuse and still manage to function. However, just like a well-built machine, it is the internals of the human body that matter more than what is outside. So if something attacks from within, there is a chance that it may be enough to take over the ...

Sitting Linked to Increased Risk for Cancer in Women

According to a study conducted by the American Cancer Society, sitting too much can raise cancer risk in females. The study shows that women who spend 6 hours or more of their time sitting have increased cancer risk by 10% in comparison to the women who spend 3 hours of their time per day sitting.T ...

Light to Moderate Alcohol Intake Increases Cancer Risk

Dr. Edward L. Giovannucci, MD, ScD, Professor of Nutrition, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, and colleagues reported that light to moderate alcohol intake increases cancer risk. The research team urged for updated health precautions on alcohol intake. The research team explained ...

Coffee Might Lower the Recurrence Risk of Colon Cancer

Dr. Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, from the University of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and colleagues reported that coffee might lower the recurrence risk of colon cancer. Despite their findings, the research team warned that these findings are not evidence of causation and are only associations ...