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Lack of sleep ups men’s cancer risk

New evidence shows that men who have worked night shifts for more than 20 years, or who work night shifts without daytime napping, may have an increased risk of cancer.

2 December, 2016

Fat cells help protect against breast cancer

Vigorous exercise can help reduce levels of hormones that encourage breast cancer to grow and may even work with conventional drugs in unexpected ways.

23 November, 2016

B vitamins could protect against throat, stomach cancer

Getting higher levels of vitamins B2 and B12 could help reduce the risk of throat and stomach cancer, according to new research.

31 October, 2016

Neem plant compound shows promise for prostate cancer

Nimbolide, a bioactive compound derived the neem plant, could reduce the size of prostate tumours by up to 70% and suppress its spread or metastasis by half.

18 October, 2016

Vitamin A compound lowers bowel cancer risk

New evidence shows that retinoic acid can reduce the inflammation in the gut that is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer.

5 September, 2016

Selenium may protect against liver cancer

New research shows that show that high blood selenium levels are associated with a decreased risk of developing liver cancer.

1 September, 2016

Plant compounds could help stop colon cancer spread

In a new study silymarin, derived from milk thistle, was found to work synergistically with curcumin, derived from turmeric, to kill colon cancer cells.

10 August, 2016

Eat more cereal fibre to reduce heart disease & cancer deaths

A new analysis claims that regularly eating cereal fibre could reduce the risk of heart disease-related deaths by up to 18% and cancer deaths by 15%.

11 July, 2016

Could broccoli sprout extract help prevent oral cancer?

New evidence confirms that broccoli sprout extract can switch on genes that aid the body’s own efforts to detoxify itself of carcinogenic substances.

4 July, 2016

Does ancient algae offer new hope for hard-to-treat cancers?

A unique type of blue-green algae has shown real promise in the treatment of rare types of brain and breast cancers.

8 April, 2016