Researchers reveal: Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer

Mannose sugar, a nutritional supplement, can both slow tumour growth and enhance the effects of chemotherapy in mice with multiple types of cancer, a new study shows. The findings are a step towards understanding how mannose could be used to help treat cancer

Researchers reveal: Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancerTumours use more glucose than normal, healthy tissues. However, it is very hard to control the amount of glucose in your body through diet alone. In this study, the researchers found that mannose can interfere with glucose to reduce how much sugar cancer cells can use. “Tumours need a lot of glucose to grow, so […]

How aspirin and omega-3 may reduce cancer risk, finds UK study

Participants who took aspirin for a year had 22 per cent fewer polyps overall, including on the right side of the large bowel, which is more difficult to monitor through colonoscopy, than those who took a placebo

How aspirin and omega-3 may reduce cancer risk, finds UK studyColon cancer develops from polyps or abnormal growths of tissue within the colon. Many of these polyps are benign, but some can lead to cancerous tumours. Doctors identify precancerous polyps through colonoscopies that allow them to detect visible abnormalities in the large bowel. In a new clinical trial, dubbed the seAFOod Trial, specialists from the […]