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Obesity among men could be increasing prostate cancer deaths, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The more inches added to a man's waistline, and the higher his BMI, the greater the risk of dying, new research concludes.

First Controlled Human Trial Shows Cutting Calories Improves Health and Longevity

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

The trial found that cutting calories by a mere 14 percent for 2 years, about one less muffin per day, conferred multiple health benefits known to combat aging.

Vegetarians have 14% lower cancer risk than meat-eaters, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 25th Feb, 2022
by Alex Muller

“In this large British cohort, being a low meat-eater, fish-eater or vegetarian was associated with a lower risk of all cancer sites when compared to regular meat-eaters,” the analysis found.

Ketogenic diet could enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, study shows

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Feb, 2022
by Alex Muller

By depriving the body of sugar, the ketogenic diet forces the body to break down fats to generate molecules known as ketone bodies that can be burned by cells to generate energy.

Fasting-mimicking diets: Could they help treat cancer?

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

As IGF-1 regulates cell growth and division, cell death, and cell survival, it may also promote the growth of cancerous tumors.