Outreach is fundamental to future growth of the natural products
industry, and two long-time industry professionals have hit on a
two-part model, comprising a supplement line and a magazine, that
look set to boost education and get...
A review of 18 studies has led researchers to claim that soy
products may protect against breast cancer, but that consumers
should be wary of high-dose supplements - conclusions that have
been questioned by an industry association.
Women who had more exposure to sun during puberty, or who have high
intakes of the vitamin as adults, are less likely to develop breast
cancer, say scientists at today's 97th Annual Meeting of the
American Association for Cancer...
Drinking five cups of green tea a day can reduce the risk of breast
cancer by 22 per cent, claims a meta-analysis of previous studies,
the same studies that the FDA recently said contained very little
science to support the claims.
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), one of the fats in evening primrose oil
and several other plant oils, inhibits action of Her-2/neu, a
cancer gene that is responsible for almost 30 per cent of all
breast cancers, reported US researchers...
Researchers at UCLA have reported that daily exercise and replacing
the typical high-fat American diet with low-fat, high-fiber foods
may slow the growth of breast cancer cells in postmenopausal women
by as much as 19 percent, writes...
Women who eat cauliflower regularly could provide the body with
powerful tools to help fight breast cancer, as a new Italian study
reveals the chemopreventive compounds of this popular vegetable,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Women who consume significant amounts of vitamin B6- often found in
fortified cereals- can cut their risk of colorectal cancer,
especially if they drink, according to new research, writes
Breast cancer survivors who stick to a low fat diet could be 24
percent less likely to suffer a relapse than those eating a
standard diet, according to researchers at the Los Angeles
Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical...
Eating beans or lentils at least twice a week may reduce a woman's
risk of developing breast cancer, according to research designed to
investigate the benefits of the plant compounds flavonols,writes
Laboratory results showing that oleic acid dramatically cuts the
expression of a gene involved in the development of breast cancer
have been acclaimed as a major breakthrough in understanding the
benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
The broccoli compound sulphurophane disrupts the growth of breast
cancer cells in later stages, a US team has found. They say their
study reveals for the first time a possible explanation for the
compound's well-known anti-cancer...
Women with certain versions of the vitamin D receptor gene are
almost twice as likely to develop breast cancer than women with
other versions of the gene, finds a new study, that supports
previous evidence of the vitamin's protective...
In what could be seen as a blow to the fast-growing market for soy
products, a new study from the US suggests that processing soy for
use in supplements and food products could reduce its
Three different polyphenols, compounds found in wine, beer and tea,
appear to significantly decrease breast cancer cells, according to
new research from Portugal, which goes against previous findings
showing that alcohol raises the...
Fruit and vegetables may work better in preventing breast cancer in
people with a certain genetic make-up, say researchers, which could
explain why the evidence between fruit and veg and cancer
prevention has so far been inconsistent.
The typical Western diet, high in sugars and fats, red meat and
dairy products, is directly linked to breast cancer risk, but
despite this knowledge, we are not doing enough to prevent the
disease, say Italian researchers.
Levels of the hormone melatonin, shown in animals to protect
against the development of breast cancer, appear to have no
relationship with risk for the cancer in humans, reports a UK team,
failing to confirm previous results from...
The herbal supplement black cohosh used to relieve menopausal
symptoms may increase the risks of breast cancer metastasis and
liver failure, warns the active campaigning consumer group the
Center for Science in the Public Interest...
A Swedish study established to assess the effect of hormone
replacement therapy (HRT) for women with a history of breast cancer
has been stopped early after preliminary results show 'unacceptably
high' risks of breast cancer...
Science has already suggested that obesity is associated with an
increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, but a new
study now explains why. According to research published in the
August 20, 2003, issue of the Journal...
Sales of supplements for menopause symptoms are likely to surge in
coming months, after a major UK study finds that combination
hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could double the risk of breast