Women who drink regularly may need to increase their folate intake
to prevent a raised risk of chronic disease, report researchers in
a new study, examining the impact of alcohol on women with low
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...
Women need to take urgent action to reduce their risk of heart
disease, said the World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday, as it
revealed study results to show that heart disease is a bigger
killer of women than cancer.
Antioxidants are thought to regulate cellular processes but
research has failed to find consistent effect on disease prevention
in man. A European study reveals some factors which could be
hampering successful trials.
A European study aims to understand the impact of heterocyclic
amines - developed in some heated foods - on the development of
cancers. Preliminary findings suggest that plant foods could
Alcohol consumption does not appear to be associated with the risk
of lung cancer, at least among light to moderate drinkers,
according to a study in the latest issue of the Journal of the
National Cancer Institute.
The burden of heart failure will continue to increase substantially
over the next 20 years, concludes a study in Heart. The
increase will be most noticeable among men - the numbers with heart
failure in Scotland will grow by 31 per...
Women should start adding more tomato products to their diets,
according to the results of a study presented this week by Harvard
Medical School researchers at the American College of Cardiology
Alcohol can be a major risk factor for breast cancer but a
'healthy' or 'western' diet does not seem to have any adverse
effect. These are the findings of a recent report in the journal
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers...
It is the general belief today that low blood cholesterol is key in
reducing cardiovascular disease. This opinion has now been
challenged by data from the Honolulu Heart Program, a large
epidemiological study of cardiovascular disease.