cancer prevention

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Grape Extracts in Wine Can Help Fight Colon Cancer, Research Suggests

A study conducted on mice at Penn State's Hershey Cancer Institute showed that various compounds found in grape seeds can kill cancerous colorectal stem cells.

Apple Peels, Red Grapes, Turmeric Help Prevent Growth of Prostate Cancer in Mice

A study identified a combination of nutrients from foods that are more effective against prostate cancer than existing drugs if they're ingested in concentrations that exceed those found in a healthy diet.

Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Are More Beneficial for Colorectal Health

Adherence to a combination of three components of the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of developing a precancerous colorectal lesion by 85 percent.

Your Waistline Can Predict Cancer Risk

British scientists find it's not just how much you weigh but where your weight accumulates that can have a bearing on cancer risk.
Special Report

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer’s Prevention

A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.

Red Onions Have Potent Cancer-Fighting Properties

Onion-based flavonoids are best at triggering apoptosis in abnormally dividing cells, researchers found.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil May Help Prevent and Treat Brain Cancer, Study Shows

It is no secret that eating olive oil and using it topically has countless benefits, including the prevention of strokes and diabetes. Now, researchers say it may even help break down malignant tumors.

7th-Grader Finds Cancer-Fighting Chemical in Green Tea

A middle-schooler's intellectual curiosity led to a home lab experiment that showed an antioxidant in green tea holds promise for cancer prevention.