Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. This study finds a significant correlation between chronic lymphocytic leukemia and residential levels of radon gas based on radon levels collected from counties in Iowa, North Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Two weeks of a combination of lemon and ginger oil aromatherapy significantly improved saliva production in the submandibular and parietal glands of participants undergoing radioactive iodine therapy. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Of the 33,817 participating postmenopausal women, those who consumed a more proinflammatory diet had an increased risk of breast cancer compared to women who consumed an anti-inflammatory diet. (more…)
Selenium Supplementation may Benefit Ovarian Cancer Risk in African American Women – Director’s Choice
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. African American study participants who supplemented with 20 micrograms of selenium had a 30% lower risk of developing ovarian cancer compared to those who supplemented with no selenium.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Chemotherapy –induced nausea and vomiting was significantly improved in cancer patients who took 200 mg of 6-gingerol prior to and continuing through their chemotherapy treatment compared to those cancer patients who took a placebo. (more…)
Written by Patrick Massey, MD, PhD.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers found that eating “heavily browned or blackened” meat significantly increased the risk of colon cancer by 125% compared to eating meat that was only “lightly browned or rare”
Written by James C. Morton Jr., Staff Writer. In a European prospective cohort study high selenium and selenoprotein P circulation reveals significant lower hepatocellular carcinoma risk compared to control group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A new study revealed that serum vitamin D levels higher than 40 nanograms /milliliter significantly reduced the overall cancer risk by 67% compared to vitamin D levels less than 20 ng/ml. (more…)
Written by Chrystal Moulton, Staff Writer. This review covered several studies on the safety and possible use of curcumin in treating gastrointestinal disorders. One of these studies showed a 16% reduction in the recurrence of active ulcerative colitis using curcumin compared to a placebo group. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. In a study with 250 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer and 250 controls, those consuming whole grains more than 7 times per week had only about 1/3 the breast cancer than in the low whole grain group. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Honey is antimicrobial, helps with pain reduction, and has cancer fighting properties.
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. Grapeseed extract may be a potential anti-cancer agent. (more…)
Asbestos Exposure and Smoking Together Increase Lung Cancer Risk more than Separately – Director’s Choice
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Exposure to asbestos increases the risk of lung cancer in smokers by 700% compared to a 70% risk of lung cancer in non-smokers. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Smoking more than 30 cigarettes daily increased the risk of squamous cell carcinoma by 62.7% in women and 53.4% in men while small cell carcinoma risk was increased by 16.8% in women and 103.5% in men. Also when a multivitamin was taken daily, lung cancer risk was reduced by 43%. (more…)