July 9, 2016

Diindolylmethane Scares Away Breast Cancer Risk

The chemical name for Diindolylmethane is 3,3’-diindolylmethane or DIM. It is a phytochemical found in certain cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and cabbage.  It […]
July 9, 2016

Revising the Tales of Curcumin for Cancer Treatment

Curcumin is a spice that forms the basis of almost all Indian foods and belongs to the class of natural substances known as polyphenols.  It has […]
July 2, 2016

Gotu Kola Pycnogenol as a Cancer Treatment

Gotu Kola Pycnogenol is also referred to by its scientific name, Centella asiatica.  It has been recently studied (1) as a form of cancer treatment.  In […]
June 30, 2016

High Fiber-Intake is Inversely Proportional to Decreased Breast Cancer Risk

High fiber consumption may decrease breast cancer risk during adolescence and early adulthood Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women, […]
June 29, 2016

Whole Grain Foods and Grain Fiber May Protect From Cancer of the Small Intestine

Although some studies have found dietary fiber and whole grains to be inversely associated with colorectal cancer development, studies of dietary and other risk factors for […]
June 29, 2016

Isoflavones From Soybeans Can Be Protective Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the hormone-sensitive cancer types, mainly to estrogens. Given the great amounts of intake levels of soya and reduced frequency of breast […]
June 29, 2016

Phytoestrogens May Offset the Risks of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer

Soybeans, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds consumption might decrease postmenopausal breast cancer risk Phytoestrogens are nonsteroidal chemicals found in plants. Phytoestrogens structurally resemble the estrogens and may […]
June 29, 2016

Antibiotics Over Probiotics For Bowel Cancer Surgery

Antibiotics are more effective than probiotics in preventing perioperative infections in patients with bowel cancer undergoing surgery Probiotics form the healthy bacterial colony of the gut. […]
June 29, 2016

Enhanced Nutrition= Reduced Cachexia in Cancer Patients

Administration of a high-dose nutritional supplement enriched with omega-3 fats and protein improves nutritional status of patients with cachexia Cachexia is a state of severe malnutrition […]
June 28, 2016

Nutrition is Essential to Overcome Cachexia in Cancer- Research Says!

An enriched regimen helps improve the nutritional status of patients with head and neck cancer Scientists wanted to know the effects of the nutrition of a […]