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Junk food linked to higher risk of cancer, study says - WSB Atlanta

Fri, 2018-09-21 15:11

WSB Atlanta

Junk food linked to higher risk of cancer, study says
WSB Atlanta
For the assessment, the scientists examined data collected from 471,495 participants from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. The participants provided information about their dietary habits and medical history, and they ...

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A study of nearly half a million people found that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there's a ... - Business Insider

Fri, 2018-09-21 12:22

Business Insider

A study of nearly half a million people found that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there's a ...
Business Insider
Conversely, people whose diets were filled with vegetables, legumes, fresh fruits, fish, and lean meats were found to be less likely to develop cancer. A French nutrition-rating system that's already in use could help people maintain a healthier diet ...

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More junk food, more cancer says study - Queensland Times

Thu, 2018-09-20 22:34

Queensland Times

More junk food, more cancer says study
Queensland Times
AN IPSWICH nutritionist has called for locals to ditch junk food as one of the largest ever nutrition studies confirms eating low-nutrient foods increases the risk of developing cancer. The EPIC study examined the eating habits of 471,495 adults from ...

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Dear Dr. Roach: Supplements can't replace proper after-cancer care - Herald & Review

Thu, 2018-09-20 20:54

Herald & Review

Dear Dr. Roach: Supplements can't replace proper after-cancer care
Herald & Review
Making sure your niece has proper nutrition, gets good sleep and experiences as little stress as is manageable are ways to prevent stress on the immune system. Everyone could benefit from those deceptively simple steps, but especially a person being ...

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UAB receives $11.7 million grant to test weight loss intervention for cancer survivors - UAB News

Thu, 2018-09-20 08:06

UAB News

UAB receives $11.7 million grant to test weight loss intervention for cancer survivors
UAB News
... functional decline and many other chronic diseases after their cancer diagnosis,” said principal investigator Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., R.D., professor and Webb Endowed Chair of Nutrition Sciences. “This grant allows us to target older ...

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Yoga Warriors Donates $10K for Cancer Survivors - www.fox16.com

Wed, 2018-09-19 21:03

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Yoga Warriors Donates $10K for Cancer Survivors
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With that in mind, we're helping cancer survivors like Hazel Moore get the liquid nutrition she needs. "There are days when you're taking chemo that you have to force yourself to eat," says Moore. "So when you've got the Boost or a supplement that you ...

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Nutrition Talk: Balancing the 'sunshine vitamin' - Boulder Daily Camera

Wed, 2018-09-19 20:05

Nutrition Talk: Balancing the 'sunshine vitamin'
Boulder Daily Camera
The important connection between bone health and vitamin D is widely understood, but its benefits have also been associated with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune conditions and with many cancers — most notably, colon cancer.

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New oncologist at Lake Regional - Lakenewsonline.com

Wed, 2018-09-19 15:11

Lakenewsonline.com

New oncologist at Lake Regional
Lakenewsonline.com
Along with her cancer expertise, Dr. Coplin has a strong background in nutrition. Before earning her medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine, she earned a Master of Science in human nutrition and nutritional biology from Pritzker ...

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WellSpan, Johns Hopkins establish cancer research fund - Central Penn Business Journal

Wed, 2018-09-19 14:25

Central Penn Business Journal

WellSpan, Johns Hopkins establish cancer research fund
Central Penn Business Journal
WellSpan cancer centers provide radiation, medical and surgical oncology, pain management, rehabilitation, genetic counseling and nutrition services. WellSpan has five cancer centers in Hanover and York Township, Ephrata Township, Lancaster County; ...

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Foods with Low Nutritional Rating Linked to Cancer Risk - Laboratory Equipment

Wed, 2018-09-19 12:57

Laboratory Equipment

Foods with Low Nutritional Rating Linked to Cancer Risk
Laboratory Equipment
The consumption of foods with higher scores on the British Food Standards Agency nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS), which reflects a lower nutritional quality, is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study published ...
Junk food linked to higher risk of cancer, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Is teen drinking tied to aggressive prostate cancer later in life? - Health24

Wed, 2018-09-19 03:00

Health24

Is teen drinking tied to aggressive prostate cancer later in life?
Health24
She hopes this study will prompt others to look at prostate cancer risk factors over a man's lifetime, rather than focusing only on adulthood. Allott is an assistant professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina's Gillings School of Global ...

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UTMB researchers adapt Zika vaccine to fight brain cancer - KPRC Click2Houston

Tue, 2018-09-18 15:56

KPRC Click2Houston

UTMB researchers adapt Zika vaccine to fight brain cancer
KPRC Click2Houston
Currently incurable, glioblastoma is a cancer of the glia cells enmeshed throughout the brain that provide structure, nutrition, oxygen and immune protection for the nerve cells. The Zika virus can cause microcephaly, a condition in which brain cells ...
UTMB adapts Zika vaccine to fight brain cancerEurekAlert (press release)
Treatment of Human Glioblastoma with a Live Attenuated Zika Virus Vaccine Candidate | mBiomBio - American Society for Microbiology

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Team care ups survival rates for people with lung cancer - Futurity: Research News

Tue, 2018-09-18 14:27

Futurity: Research News

Team care ups survival rates for people with lung cancer
Futurity: Research News
... radiation oncology, pathology, imaging, pulmonology, and nutrition. Patients' primary care physicians are also involved in the coordinated care, and cancer database experts are involved to investigate outcomes measures on a case-by-case patient basis.

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Colon cancer is caused by bacteria and cell stress - Science Daily

Tue, 2018-09-18 13:35

Science Daily

Colon cancer is caused by bacteria and cell stress
Science Daily
"With our study we originally wanted to study the role of bacteria in the intestines in the development of intestinal inflammation," explains Professor Dirk Haller from the Department of Nutrition and Immunology at the Weihenstephan Science Centre of ...

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Worse foods cause higher rates of cancer, new study concludes - ZME Science

Tue, 2018-09-18 12:01

Worse foods cause higher rates of cancer, new study concludes
ZME Science
The connection between nutrition and risk of cancer remains a complex and intricate topic. Sure, it's clear that good foods are better than bad foods — but what exactly constitutes good/bad, and how much of an impact this has is notoriously difficult ...

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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's new Integrative Medicine program includes activity as a part of treatment - The Seattle Times

Tue, 2018-09-18 11:56

The Seattle Times

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's new Integrative Medicine program includes activity as a part of treatment
The Seattle Times
The SCCA offers a nutrition program and yoga; the Integrative Medicine program will bring more support in-house, including a nurse practitioner trained in mindfulness-based stress reduction, a massage therapist and an acupuncturist. Greenlee is a ...

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On the edge of art and science - Union Daily Times

Tue, 2018-09-18 04:35

Union Daily Times

On the edge of art and science
Union Daily Times
At Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, two dietitians also play a role in the fight against cancer. Cathy Zwilling, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, and Melissa Julian, RD, CSO, LDN, are experts in oncology nutrition. They advise patients in ways to maintain ...

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LIPSG hosts Breast Cancer Summit Sept. 26 - Garden City News

Thu, 2018-09-13 19:02

LIPSG hosts Breast Cancer Summit Sept. 26
Garden City News
Gina DeLuca, a native Long Islander, is an outpatient oncology dietician at NYU-Winthrop Hospital's Center for Cancer Care in Mineola. She will present on “Optimal Nutrition for Breast Health in Cancer Care” at the Summit, immediately prior to Ricks ...

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Health Notes: Ovarian Cancer Awareness - Ladue News

Thu, 2018-09-13 12:39

Ladue News

Health Notes: Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Ladue News
23: Hosted at the J Community Center in Creve Coeur, Ovarian Cancer: Survive & Shine Course is a free event for ovarian cancer survivors and caregivers, and includes breakfast and lunch. Breakout sessions include topics about genetics, diet, nutrition, ...

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