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Healthy habits can prevent disease

Jane Grochowski EurekAlert New evidence to support a range of healthy behaviors reported in the American Journal of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA, June 4, 2012 – Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness … Continue reading

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Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion.

Sansone R.A. & Sansone L.A. Wiley Periodicals/PubMed Abstract In this case report, the authors describe a 48-year-old male who complained to his primary care physician of abdominal discomfort and yellow/orange skin discoloration. Physical examination was normal except for some mild … Continue reading

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Swedish Uses Colon Cancer Live Stream to Fight Disease

PR Newswire Physicians will respond on camera to questions during live streamed colonoscopy on March 28. SEATTLE, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Colorectal cancer doesn’t broadcast its presence until it’s too late. Swedish Health Services hopes to change that by … Continue reading

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One Drug to Shrink All Tumors

Sarah C. P. Williams Science Mag A single drug can shrink or cure human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver, and prostate tumors that have been transplanted into mice, researchers have found. The treatment, an antibody that blocks a “do … Continue reading

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Your Organs Are Desperate For These Foods – Make Them Happy

Prevent Disease Water, vitamins, minerals, and cholesterol all need to be absorbed into the organs and tissues for their proper functioning. Foods can confer health benefits beyond their nutritional value. For example, fiber helps prevent colon cancer, and cranberries and … Continue reading

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New ‘super’ aspirin shrinks tumours for 11 different cancers

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail A new hybrid of ‘superdrug’ aspirin could shrink tumours and may tackle 11 different forms of cancer, according to new research. The ‘designer’ aspirin is believed to be much safer than the version currently on … Continue reading

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Colon cancer study backs blood stool screening test

Gene Emery Reuters Although colon cancer screening is recommended by many organizations, less clear is which method is best to detect tumors and precancerous lesions. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that a relatively inexpensive … Continue reading

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Rare mutations tied to breast, pancreatic cancers: study

Genevra Pittman Reuters Mutations in genes that fix mismatched DNA may put people at extra risk for breast cancer and pancreatic cancer, in addition to their well-known ties to colon and endometrial cancers, a new report suggests. But close relatives … Continue reading

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The Innocent Cooking Mistake that Could Cause Cancer

Source: Mercola Experimental studies show that all thermolyzed (ultra-heated) proteins can promote colon cancer and so do thermolyzed carbohydrates and fried fat. Thermolyzed casein in particular has shown to cause the growth of aberrant crypt foci (ACF tumors) and colon … Continue reading

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Diabetes again linked to colon cancer risk: study

Source: Reuters People with diabetes have a somewhat increased risk of colon cancer, an international study said — but the reasons for the connection, and what should be done about it, remain unclear. Researchers headed by Hiroki Yuhara, at the … Continue reading

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