#WorldCancerDay- 7 signs you cannot afford to ignore

What does ‘caution’ stand for? Change in bowel or bladder: If you have been experiencing healthy and regular bowel movements but have begun to experience a sudden or gradual shift in this routine; be it the frequency, constipation, diarrhoea, change in shape or colour, bloody stools and rectal bleeding, these could be signs of cancer. […]

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Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer risk

A new study found an inverse relationship between mushroom consumption and the development of prostate cancer among middle-aged and elderly Japanese men, suggesting that regular mushroom intake might help to prevent prostate cancer. In the first study of its kind, Japanese researchers have found an association between eating mushrooms and a reduced risk of prostate […]

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Male infertility linked to prostate cancer risk, reveals study

The research – in the British Medical Journal – looked at 1.2 million pregnancies in Sweden over 20 years. Men who had ICSI – a treatment specifically for male infertility – had an increased prostate cancer risk. But Prostate Cancer UK said researchers must look at a much broader age range before concluding men who […]

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Eating dinner early can reduce risk of breast, prostate cancer

Eating dinner early can reduce risk of breast, prostate cancer

The relationship between food and cancer has been investigated a great deal. For instance, regularly eating fresh vegetables has been shown to reduce cancer risk. Conversely, regularly eating red meat increases the risk of certain cancers. Over the years, there have also been a number of studies looking at the links between obesity and cancer. […]

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New urine test can help diagnose aggressive prostate cancer, reveals study

Current prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests cannot do this, meaning many men experience unnecessary worry, investigations and treatment. The prostate urine risk (PUR) test looks for genetic markers to give a more accurate assessment. Trials in 537 patients suggest it can reliably sort men by risk. It is one of a number of new tests, […]

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Adequate intake of milk in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseases

For example, there is a positive link between moderate intake of milk during pregnancy and birth weight, length and bone mineral content during childhood. In addition, daily intake of milk and dairy products among elderly people may reduce the risk of frailty and sarcopenia. These are just some of the conclusions of a systematic review […]

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Body fat distribution linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may lead to a better understanding of the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer and provide new insights for treatment. Previous studies have shown that obesity is associated with an elevated risk of advanced prostate cancer and a poorer prognosis […]

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Eating spinach can help regulate blood pressure and prevent cancer

Spinach or Spinacia Oleracea is a vegetable that originated from Persia (called Iran at present). It is related to quinoa and beets and it belongs to the amaranth family. Much like any other vegetable, spinach is full of antioxidants and nutrients, making it very healthy. Spinach is high in insoluble fibre and low in carbs. […]

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Chemical compounds in coffee might reduce prostate cancer risk  

Love coffee? If the findings of a latest study are to be believed, the chemical compounds in coffee may help delay risk of prostate cancer. The findings could help pave way for treating drug-resistant cancer according to researchers. The study was carried by scientists from Kanazawa University in Japan who identified kahweol acetate and cafestol- […]

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Prostate cancer symptoms: Here’s how you can recognise them

Cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland located below the bladder, is the most common non-skin cancer affecting men. “A simple rectal exam which takes less than a minute and a yearly PSA blood test starting at age 40 are good screening tools urologists use to detect any changes in the prostate gland,” writes Dr […]

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