Retailers of health foods could present significant risks to breast
cancer patients, claim researchers today. They are calling for
regulations to ensure that health food shops provide consumers with
better information on the products...
Scientists in the UK said on Friday they had found evidence of a
link between consumption of fat and breast cancer, a theory so far
poorly supported by human trials. Their study raises questions
about the methods of assessing dietary...
The amino acid and powerful antioxidant cysteine may be able to
reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a study, which found
a link between lower risk of the disease and those women with
higher levels of the antioxidant.
Consuming high levels of isoflavones, in the form of foods such as
miso soup, may reduce the risk of breast cancer, especially in
postmenopausal women, suggests new Japanese research, which
counters previous studies showing no such...
A higher intake of folate and possibly vitamin B6 may reduce the
risk of developing breast cancer, report researchers in the US,
particularly among those women who drink regularly and are
therefore at higher risk of the disease.
A low fat diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil,
which may increase serum estradiol levels, alters the make-up of
the mammary gland and reduces breast cancer risk, according to one
of several studies presented at...
New research by a team of scientists in Israel shows that tomato
lycopene in combination with other tomato phytonutrients may be
more effective in treating breast cancer than lycopene alone. The
study reflects a growing trend to investigate...
A cancer expert at Ohio University has received funding to continue
her work investigating the link between diet and breast cancer
prevention. The new study will research the effects of a low-fat
and low-sugar diet on reducing a woman's...
A new study supported by the US National Cancer Research body is
set to investigate recent concerns that a growth promoter widely
used in the US cattle industry could be linked to an increase in
the risk of breast cancer.
A study published in the current issue of Breast Cancer Research
and Treatment suggests that the black cohosh supplement
RemiFemin Menopause can safely relieve menopausal symptoms in women
with a history of breast cancer who cannot...
Consuming tofu and other soy-based foods significantly lowers
levels of a class of oestrogens normally associated with breast
cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to new research
published in the September issue of Cancer...
Sun Soy soymilk is to sponsor fundraising events organised by the
US-based Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The 16 Komen Race
For The Cure events will take place in cities throughout the United
Recent scientific studies suggest that women can cut the risk of
breast cancer by up to 90 per cent by increasing their dietary
intake of newly identified forms of vitamin E. But as a study by
the Us-based Life Extension Foundation...
Alcohol can be a major risk factor for breast cancer but a
'healthy' or 'western' diet does not seem to have any adverse
effect. These are the findings of a recent report in the journal
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers...
Antioxidant compounds found in soy foods have been shown to reduce
levels of hormones associated with breast cancer risk in women. A
new study suggests that other factors associated with soy may also
play a role in lowering cancer...