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ICMR to conduct National Comprehensive Health and Nutrition Survey - The New Indian Express

Sat, 2017-07-22 20:39

ICMR to conduct National Comprehensive Health and Nutrition Survey
The New Indian Express
Non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, hypertension and cancer form the major chunk of causes of death in India, the risk factors for which include high intake of fat, sugar and salt. This makes understanding the dietary ...

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Event celebrating cancer survivors to be held Tuesday - YourGV.com

Sat, 2017-07-22 06:44

YourGV.com

Event celebrating cancer survivors to be held Tuesday
YourGV.com
Before making the transition to clinical dietetics from community and public health nutrition, Ofosu-Benefo worked as the breastfeeding/nutritionist coordinator for the New York Presbyterian Hospital WIC Program in New York City. In this position she ...

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Science Finds a Scary Link Between Height and Prostate Cancer - Reader's Digest

Fri, 2017-07-21 18:44

Science Finds a Scary Link Between Height and Prostate Cancer
Reader's Digest
For the study, which was published in the journal BMC Medicine, a peer-reviewed publication of BioMed Central, researchers analyzed data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) involving 141,896 men from eight ...

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Leisure-time physical activity and circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in cancer survivors: a cross-sectional ... - UroToday

Fri, 2017-07-21 13:39

Leisure-time physical activity and circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in cancer survivors: a cross-sectional ...
UroToday
The US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Cancer survivors with available data on demographic information, measures of adiposity, smoking history, self-reported LTPA and circulating 25-OHD levels in five waves of NHANES ...

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Scientists and patient volunteers reunite after 12 years for new study - Medical Xpress

Fri, 2017-07-21 08:18

Scientists and patient volunteers reunite after 12 years for new study
Medical Xpress
The retired IT project manager said: "It is exciting to be involved in this study as it'll allow experts to gain a better understanding into the impact bowel health has on cancer risk and the ageing process. "I was delighted to find out that a follow ...

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Nutrition science isn't broken, it's just wicked hard - Washington Post

Fri, 2017-07-21 06:03

Washington Post

Nutrition science isn't broken, it's just wicked hard
Washington Post
My dad is an old-school rancher who uses a flip-phone, refuses to wear a seat belt and swears by the Atkins diet. Like many Americans on both sides of the political aisle, he's skeptical of science. But not because he thinks Al Gore invented climate ...

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Glioblastoma, John McCain's Form of Brain Cancer, Carries Troubling Prognosis - New York Times

Thu, 2017-07-20 13:20

New York Times

Glioblastoma, John McCain's Form of Brain Cancer, Carries Troubling Prognosis
New York Times
Dr. Mitchel S. Berger, a neurosurgeon and glioblastoma expert at the University of California, San Francisco, said the tumor should be genetically sequenced to look for mutations indicating that the cancer might be especially sensitive to a certain ...

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Bladder Cancer Advisor - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Thu, 2017-07-20 12:00

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Bladder Cancer Advisor
Cancer Therapy Advisor
For this study, researchers analyzed data from 476,160 individuals in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort to determine any link between alcohol intake and UCC risk. Data were compared against gender and ...

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Brain Cancer Survival Rates: 11 Natural Ways to Better Your Chances - Newsmax

Thu, 2017-07-20 09:26

Newsmax

Brain Cancer Survival Rates: 11 Natural Ways to Better Your Chances
Newsmax
These foods on their own haven't been shown to cure brain cancer on their own, but oncologists are just now starting to realize that nutrition can help or hurt cancer patients as they are getting other treatment. Warning: Your Brain May Die Before Your ...

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Prostate Health Educational Symposium slated for Long Island - Amsterdam News

Thu, 2017-07-20 09:01

Amsterdam News

Prostate Health Educational Symposium slated for Long Island
Amsterdam News
The symposium will focus on specific prostate health topics, including screening and early detection, treatment options, diet and nutrition, managing treatment side effects, advanced prostate cancer and the importance of faith when facing cancer. The ...

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July 20 Face of the Day: Carol Reeder - The Daily Nonpareil

Wed, 2017-07-19 23:11

The Daily Nonpareil

July 20 Face of the Day: Carol Reeder
The Daily Nonpareil
Carol stepped in and helped arrange to order the cans in bulk through another source and have it covered by the Spirit of Courage Cancer Center Charitable Patient Care Fund which helps patients with items that are not covered by most insurance but are ...

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Integrative Assessment of Pretreatment Inflammation-, Nutrition-, and Muscle-Based Prognostic Markers in Patients ... - UroToday

Wed, 2017-07-19 19:12

Integrative Assessment of Pretreatment Inflammation-, Nutrition-, and Muscle-Based Prognostic Markers in Patients ...
UroToday
The present study evaluated the clinical relevance of an integrative preoperative assessment of inflammation-, nutrition-, and muscle-based markers for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) undergoing curative radical cystectomy (RC).

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Budget Cuts Could Impact Breast Cancer Research - WLTX.com

Wed, 2017-07-19 14:59

WLTX.com

Budget Cuts Could Impact Breast Cancer Research
WLTX.com
“In addition, cutting the CDC chronic disease budget by nearly 20 percent threatens to substantially weaken vital tobacco prevention and cessation programs as well as important efforts to address nutrition, physical activity and obesity—all ...

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Year of Wellness: Being active – one of the keys to cancer prevention - Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Wed, 2017-07-19 12:15

Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Year of Wellness: Being active – one of the keys to cancer prevention
Tillamook Headlight-Herald
Besides avoiding tobacco use, we can reduce cancer risk by improving nutrition, increasing physical activity and reducing alcohol consumption. Coincidentally, these habits also lower our risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes among other chronic ...

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Is Bacon Better for You Than Tilapia? - FactCheck.org

Wed, 2017-07-19 12:02

FactCheck.org

Is Bacon Better for You Than Tilapia?
FactCheck.org
What is the nutritional value of tilapia fish? ... Many of these alarming articles about tilapia claim that bacon is a better health option than tilapia because the fish lacks essential nutrients and can increase risk of cancer and Alzheimer's disease ...

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A tomato-rich diet may cut the chance of skin cancer in half - Men's Fitness

Wed, 2017-07-19 11:13

Men's Fitness

A tomato-rich diet may cut the chance of skin cancer in half
Men's Fitness
A recent study from The Ohio State University has found another health benefit that lycopene and other nutrients in tomatoes may give to us: lessening the chance of getting skin cancer. Skin cancer, which is the most common of all cancers and kills ...

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The health advocate - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Tue, 2017-07-18 15:56

THE BUSINESS TIMES

The health advocate
THE BUSINESS TIMES
As Dr Chen devoted herself to researching the link between nutrition and cancer prevention, she was struck by the benefits of plant foods. But few wanted to support her research on foods like soy and broccoli. "People would ask me, can you isolate ...

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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowship awards to 18 top scientists - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 2017-07-18 14:16

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowship awards to 18 top scientists
EurekAlert (press release)
Evan C. Lien, PhD, with his sponsor Matthew Vander Heiden, MD, PhD, at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Cambridge, is studying how diet and nutrition impact cancer cell metabolism and tumor progression. The way cancer cells utilize ...

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Mother with ovarian cancer sells all of her possessions including her home to fund potentially life-saving treatment ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-07-18 13:47

Daily Mail

Mother with ovarian cancer sells all of her possessions including her home to fund potentially life-saving treatment ...
Daily Mail
Her 26-year-old daughter, who is studying nutrition at King's College London, said: 'If money wasn't an issue we could get rid of it. 'It's really heartbreaking to think that the only thing stopping us from curing her cancer is money. 'We are hoping we ...

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Kraus-Anderson to begin work on new cancer center - BusinessNorth.com

Tue, 2017-07-18 08:52

Kraus-Anderson to begin work on new cancer center
BusinessNorth.com
It will also create a hub for services like radiation and medical oncology, patient navigation, nutrition, financial counseling, social services, genetic counseling, the latest clinical trials, palliative care and survivorship. The Cancer Center is ...

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