Daily supplements of vitamin D and calcium 'had no effect' on the
risk of colorectal cancer, according to a large-scale study from
the US. But an independent cancer expert says these claims should
be interpreted in the light...
Calcium supplements, previously shown to cut the risk of colorectal
polyps, appears to have the greatest effect on advanced colorectal
adenomas, considered to be most strongly associated to invasive
colorectal cancer, according to...
A diet with a high glycaemic load could increase the risk of
colorectal cancer, find US scientists following recent research on
nearly 40,000 middle-aged women. Findings could further fire
interest into new methods of controlling...
People who have been taking multivitamins for a long period of time
could see a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, report researchers
in the US. However they noted that the vitamins had no effect in
those who had recently begun to...
Dietary patterns are not consistent predictors of cancer, reports a
major European research project, but while foods cannot take the
blame for development of the disease, diet could alter the effect
of contributing factors.
Many of the health benefits linked with foods have yet to be fully
proven, and following on from last week's report highlighting the
conflicting evidence on soya, the latest reports on fibre seem
equally confusing. Two new studies...
People who have a parent or sibling with colon cancer can markedly
reduce their own chances of developing the disease by taking a
daily multivitamin that includes folic acid and limiting their
intake of alcohol, according to a new...