Men who take large doses of zinc in supplements could be at
increased risk of prostate cancer, finds a study by researchers at
the US National Cancer Institute. The risk was only seen however at
levels far above those set by most...
American Longevity has filed a health claim petition with the Food
and Drug Administration requesting that it allows the use of
certain dietary supplement health claims for lycopene, tomatoes,
tomato-based products, and cancer.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, claim they
have found that a chemical produced when digesting such greens as
broccoli and kale can stifle the growth of human prostate cancer
A dietary supplement containing soy extract genistein reduced
prostate-specific antigen levels by as much as 61 per cent in a
group of prostate cancer patients undergoing 'watchful waiting' for
their disease, report University...
New research from UK-based Institute of Food Research reveals that
two food components recognised for their ability to fight cancer
are up to 13 times more powerful when put to work together. The
findings could open up new possibilities...
Green tea is not an effective treatment for advanced prostate
cancer, say researchers reporting on a small in-vivo study,
although the plant has previously been shown to decrease tumour
size and cancer spread in mice.
A study carried out on elderly male dogs found that those with
diets high in selenium had less DNA damage in their prostates
compared with dogs on a normal diet, enhancing the view that the
mineral has a protective effect against...
A diet rich in flaxseed seems to reduce the size, aggressiveness
and severity of tumors in mice that have been genetically
engineered to develop prostate cancer, according to new research
from Duke University Medical Center.
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...
Researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University in the US
on Thursday announced the launch of a national study to investigate
the effect of high-dose vitamin D in combination with the
chemotherapy agent docetaxel (Taxotere),...
A chemical analysis of PC-SPES, the herbal supplement used to treat
advanced prostate cancer which was recalled in the US and Canada
earlier this year, has shown that the supplement was contaminated
with the synthetic drugs warfarin,...
A low-fat, high-fibre diet rich in fruit and vegetables has no
preventive effect on prostate cancer, according to a study by
researchers at the US-based Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
However the team point out the study's...
Men diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer should try to reduce
the levels of fat and calcium in their diet in order to delay the
onset of a more serious form of the disease, according to research
from the US - a dilemma for those...