A synbiotic supplement comprising the prebiotics inulin and
oligofructose, and a mixture of two probiotics, successfully
reduced several markers of colon cancer, say results of a major
A substance found in soybeans may reduce the risk of colon cancer,
the third most common form of cancer in the world. Soy
glucosylceramide has been found to be effective in reducing the
formation and growth of tumour cells in the...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing a new petition
for a health claim that suggests the consumption of soy
protein-based foods may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer
including breast, prostate and colon cancer....
The female hormone estrogen has been shown for the first time to
potentially protect against colon cancer. The new research also
found that soy protein may help reduce the number and size of
tumors that do occur.
Colon cancer is a major cause of premature death in Europe,
accounting for approximately 75,000 deaths each year. Can fruit and
vegetables really cut the risk of disease? New study suggests
phenolic compounds, or polyphenols, can...
Women who eat a typical 'Western diet', high in red meats, sweets,
fried food and refined grains, have a 50 per cent greater risk of
colon cancer than those who consume less of these foods, according
to a study published...
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Medicine have found that people with gene mutations
associated with abnormally high iron levels are 40 per cent more
likely than others to develop colon cancer.
A new study confirms that a high-fiber diet has no positive impact
on those at risk of colon cancer. Scientists re-investigating the
Wheat Bran Fiber trial have found that even for people starting on
a low fiber diet, supplements...
People who have a parent or sibling with colon cancer can markedly
reduce their own chances of developing the disease by taking a
daily multivitamin that includes folic acid and limiting their
intake of alcohol, according to a new...