health

Research into links between diet and cancer

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

"More research is needed on specific foods for which evidence remains suggestive, including other dairy products, whole grains, processed meat, and specific dietary patterns," the authors write.

Cancer research to gain from identification of 300 proteins that regulate cell division

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

With the hope of contributing to the fight against cancer, researchers in Sweden have published a new molecular mapping of proteins that regulate the cell division process -- identifying 300 such proteins.

Preventing Cancer with the right nutrition

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

A lifestyle consisting of a healthy dietary pattern, physical activity, and weight management. This may not only help reduce the risk of cancer but may also contribute to the prevention of obesity and other chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Cancer Research UK teams up with Teon on new cancer drug

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

The drug will be evaluated as both a monotherapy and in combination with an anti-PD-1 immunotherapy or hormonal therapy.

How repurposing a drug in a COVID-19 trial could benefit people with cancer

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

“There was evidence from scientists in Germany around repurposing a drug, used to treat inflammation of the pancreas, that might also be able to reduce the severity of COVID-19 by blocking an enzyme the virus needs to get into cells. The key aim is to treat as early as possible”