Public release date: 20-Oct-2009 Patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease who drink three or more cups of coffee per day have a 53% lower risk of liver disease progression than non-coffee drinkers according to a new… Read More ›
National Cancer Institute
Public release date: 10-Jul-2009 – suggests that increased detection through testing is not the sole explanation. Other explanations, including environmental influences and molecular pathways, should be investigated.
Public release date: 14-May-2009 – The Phase II/III placebo-controlled, double-blind study included 644 cancer patients who would receive at least three chemotherapy treatments. – Patients took the ginger supplements three days prior to chemotherapy and three days following treatment. Patients… Read More ›
Public release date: 20-May-2009 – mice treated with the protein, Griffithsin (GRFT), had a 100 percent survival rate after exposure to the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV), as compared to a 30 percent survival for untreated mice.
Public release date: 23-Mar-2009 – “For overall mortality, 11 percent of deaths in men and 16 percent of deaths in women could be prevented if people decreased their red meat consumption to the level of intake in the first quintile… Read More ›
Public release date: 1-Dec-2008 A stunning discovery based on epigenetics (the inheritance of propensities acquired in the womb) reveals that consuming choline—a nutrient found in eggs and other foods—during pregnancy may significantly affect breast cancer outcomes for a mother’s offspring…. Read More ›
Public release date: 2-Dec-2008 BERKELEY — An anti-cancer compound found in broccoli and cabbage works by lowering the activity of an enzyme associated with rapidly advancing breast cancer, according to a University of California, Berkeley, study appearing this week in… Read More ›
Public release date: 30-Oct-2008 Normal-weight women who carry out lots of vigorous exercise are approximately 30% less likely to develop breast cancer than those who don’t exercise vigorously. A study of more than thirty thousand postmenopausal American women, reported… Read More ›
REVIEW OF GROUP-BASED CANCER TRIALS REVEALS FLAWS IN STUDIES’ DESIGN AND ANALYSIS / “fewer than half of those studies used appropriate statistical methods”
Public release date: 25-Mar-2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study reviewing 75 group-randomized cancer trials over a five-year stretch shows that fewer than half of those studies used appropriate statistical methods to analyze the results. The review suggests that… Read More ›
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study reviewing 75 group-randomized cancer trials over a five-year stretch shows that fewer than half of those studies used appropriate statistical methods to analyze the results. The review suggests that some trials may have reported… Read More ›
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 — Stonewalling by the Veterans Administration is putting U.S. cancer surveillance and research in jeopardy, according to many of the researchers involved in those fields. The result, Dr. Deapen said, is that California state data on… Read More ›
Public release date: 30-Jul-2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A virus discovered last year in a rare form of skin cancer has also been found in people with the second most common form of skin cancer among Americans, according to researchers… Read More ›