Tomato compounds enlisted in fight against prostate cancer
Scientists at the University of Illinois have received a $400,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to trace how tomato compounds help to ensure a reduced risk of prostate cancer in humans.
NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we get under the skin of the cranberry and explore its potential for prostate health.
Cranberry’s benefits extend to prostates: Study
The protective effects of cranberries toward urinary tract health may also extend to men’s prostates, according to a new study from the Czech Republic – the first of its kind to report such benefits.
Study supports prostate cancer benefits of tocotrienols
The link between Vitamin E and cancer benefits has received extra backing from a new study, which found that a mix of different forms of the vitamin helped prevent prostate tumor growth in mice.
Researchers: Resveratrol a ‘double-edged sword’ for prostate cancer
The US Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is highlighting research that indicates resveratrol can both inhibit and promote the growth of prostate cancer cells – depending on the length of time cells are exposed to the compounds.
Coffee may boost prostate health: Study
Increased intake of coffee may reduce the risk of lethal and advanced prostate cancers by 60 per cent, according to new findings from the US.
Pomegranate’s prostate protection potential grows
The anti-prostate cancer effects of pomegranate and its extracts may be related to stopping an enzyme in the liver which processes environmental carcinogens, says a new study.
Gene study allays folate-prostate cancer fears
Folate levels are not linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to results of a gene study and meta-analysis from the UK.
Fortified broccoli, tomato powders show anti-prostate cancer power
Biofortification of broccoli and tomatoes may lead to increased levels of potentially anti-cancer compounds, according to results of an American study.
Bayer to change selenium health claims after threat of lawsuit
Bayer Healthcare says it will change the health claims used on its One A Day vitamins following threats of a lawsuit claiming its prostate cancer health claims were misleading.
Green tea’s anti-prostate cancer potential gains support
Consuming green tea may reduce levels of compounds linked to prostate cancer progression, according to findings of a small study with 26 men with prostate cancer.
Pomegranate juice may slow prostate cancer recurrence: Study
Men who have undergone treatment for prostate cancer could benefit from drinking pomegranate juice, according to findings of a new study from the US.
Vitamin K and prostate cancer – study supports benefits
An improved vitamin K2 status may reduce the risk of prostate cancer, suggest results from German scientists that build the science linking the vitamin to improved prostate health.
Omega-3 may protect prostates from cancer: Study
Increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids may protect against advanced prostate cancer, according to new research from the University of California San Francisco.
Vitamin E, selenium may alter genes in prostate cancer: Study
Selenium and vitamin E may offer protection against prostate cancer by changing the expression of certain genes in prostates linked to tumours, says a new study from Texas.