Category Archives: Diet and Lifestyle

Stomach drugs, cancer and lifestyle

An association between proton pump inhibitor drugs, (PPIs) and stomach cancer has finally been positively identified. A study by the University of Hong Kong and University College London published in Gut, a leading international journal in gastroenterology and herpetology, has shown that long term use of PPIs presents a 2.4 times higher risk of developing…
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Diet and Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Research shows that diet and exercise provide powerful protection against colorectal cancer according to a recent report by the American Institute of Cancer Research and the Scotland-based Worldwide Cancer Research. “This report demonstrates that there is a lot people can do to dramatically lower their risk" said Edward L Giovannucci Professor of nutrition and epidemiology…
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Cancer Prevention and Obesity

With the passing of each month the importance of healthy diet, lifestyle and exercise in Cancer Prevention becomes more evident. Recent studies in USA have shown that unhealthy lifestyle factors are responsible for over 70% of a number of different Cancers diagnosed; cancers that could well have been prevented by improved diet, a healthy lifestyle…
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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Getting to the guts of the matter! 6 Steps to Protect Yourself from Bowel Cancer Bowel Cancer, (Colorectal Cancer), affects the large bowel, which is made up of the colon and rectum.  Most bowel cancer starts as a pre-cancerous growth, (polyps), which may become cancerous if not treated. An untreated Bowel Cancer can spread from…
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