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lycopene cancer benefit

Spaghetti, Hold the Meatballs, for Cancer Prevention

The anti-cancer benefit associated with the consumption of lycopene, which can be found in tomato sauce, may be negated when eaten with iron-rich foods,...
Obesity Linked to Abnormal Bowel Habits, Independent of Diet

Obesity Linked to Abnormal Bowel Habits, Independent of Diet

A new study suggests a link between obesity and abnormal bowel habits independent of diet, lifestyle, medical conditions and psychological factors. The findings were...

Vegan Diet May Improve RA Symptoms

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) could benefit from a plant-based diet, according to new research. “Several studies have shown a correlation between modifiable risk factors...
Food Type More Important Than Diet Type for Heart Health

Diets Less Essential Than Healthy Food for Heart Health

Focusing on consuming healthy food is more important than the specific heart-healthy food regimen one pursues, results from a new study suggest.

Should Cancer Patients Exercise?

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology compared the association between physical activity and overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) rates of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

FDA Clears Biobeat’s Wearable Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitor

Biobeat, a medical technology company based in Tel Aviv, Israel, received 501K clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their wearable patch and smartwatch that can measure blood pressure.
air pollution

Does Air Pollution Increase the Risk of Lung Cancer?

Urbanization has caused cities to become more crowded. Our vehicles continue to discharge dirty emissions.
frying oil

Study Finds Frying Oil Consumption Worsens Colon Cancer and Inflammation

Recent research from the University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientists has found that consuming frying oil may worsen colon cancer and colitis. In their...

Early Childhood Gluten Intake May Affect Celiac Disease Risk

Children with a high-gluten diet during the first five years of their life may be more likely to develop celiac disease down the road, new research suggests.

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