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Nutricia research highlights malnutrition in cancer patients

By Nikki Hancocks

A new survey and study by Danone Nutricia Research highlight the importance of early nutritional intervention for patients with cancer and the potential for its Fortimel drink to support patients in meeting recommended protein intake.

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Plant extract combination may relieve hangover symptoms

By Nikki Hancocks

A plant extract combination of fruits, leaves, and roots may help to relieve hangover symptoms, according to a large randomised double-blind placebo-controlled intervention study by researchers from Johannes Gutenberg-University, in Germany.

High fibre diet linked to lower breast cancer risk

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High fibre diet linked to lower breast cancer risk

By Nikki Hancocks

Consuming a diet high in fibre is linked with a reducing in incidence of breast cancer, according to a random‐effects meta‐analysis published in the journal CANCER.

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Supplements linked with increased breast cancer recurrence

By Nikki Hancocks

Breast cancer patients who take antioxidant supplements, as well as iron, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids, during chemotherapy may be at increased risk of disease recurrence and death, according to researchers from SWOG Cancer Research Network....

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Study: Yogurt and fibre-rich diet may reduce lung cancer risk

By Nikki Hancocks

A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.


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