Disease Prevention

Red meat increases kidney cancer risk

Red meat increases kidney cancer risk

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common form of kidney cancer in adults, and cases are increasing in the US. According to the National Cancer Institute, “Renal cell cancer (also called kidney cancer or renal adenocarcinoma) is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the lining […]

by November 13, 2015
Japanese condiment wasabi may fight pancreatic cancer

Japanese condiment wasabi may fight pancreatic cancer

Wasabi, often called Japanese horseradish, is a relative of the watercress family. It is a root that is often sliced or grated and used in Japanese cuisine. It is also turned into a green paste, which is served as a condiment with sushi. Promising research shows that the Japanese condiment […]

by October 19, 2015
Purple potatoes may fight colon cancer

Purple potatoes may fight colon cancer

Purple potatoes are a type of potato popular in South America, which originate from Peru and Bolivia. These potatoes have a bright, vibrant color that adds a beautiful touch to dishes. Because they are packed with antioxidants, purple potatoes may also have health benefits. New research from Penn State University […]

by September 4, 2015
Curcumin may fight oral and cervical cancers

Curcumin may fight oral and cervical cancers

Since the Pap test, the cervical cancer death rate has gone down by about 50 percent. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the year 2015, about 4,100 women in the United States will die from cervical cancer. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV, which is […]

by May 22, 2015
Tropical tree extract may fight cancer

Tropical tree extract may fight cancer

New research from College of Pharmacy of Saudi Arabia’s King Saud University has shown that a tropical tree extract may fight cancer. The extract was found in the red spurge tree, a small tree indigenous to regions such as Hawaii, Mexico, and Africa. The research team analyzed the red spurge […]

by May 15, 2015
3 natural treatments for Helicobacter Pylori Infection

3 natural treatments for Helicobacter Pylori Infection

Helicobacter Pylori is a type of bacteria that live in the digestive tract. This bacteria can cause ulcers, which are sores in the stomach lining or the small intestine. It has even been shown to cause gastric cancer in some cases. “Modern treatment for H. pylori infection focuses on total eradication using […]

by April 20, 2015
Eggs reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Eggs reduce type 2 diabetes risk

New research from the University of Eastern Finland shows that eggs reduce type 2 diabetes risk. According to Healthline: “Type 2 diabetes is a common and increasingly prevalent illness that is largely preventable… 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, 8.1 million of whom may be undiagnosed and […]

by April 10, 2015