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'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay

... But it is finding it hard to shake off fears over carcinogens which have dogged its sister, chemically manufactured sweetners, saccharine and aspartame. In 10 years, plantations of stevia, which is native to northwest Paraguay, have grown from 350 to 1,500 hectares (865 to 3,700 acres). Officials hope to in...

Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately

...ob, theyre breathing in some of the most dangerous carcinogens around, its time to think about whether they want to deal with that kind of liability, said Marice Ashe with the Public Health Law Program at the Public Health Institute in Oakland, CA. and the lead author of the legal analysis. The science is making...

New Health DrinkCoffee

...posure of the lining of the intestine to potential carcinogens in food), and via other mechanisms as well. People who drank four to six cups of coffee a day had a 28 percent reduced risk compared with people who drank two or fewer. Norwegian researchers found that women who drank one to three cups a day reduc...

Barbeque Lovers Warned To Load On Fruits And Vegetables

...tic hydrocarbons and heterocyclic amines are known carcinogens produced by cooking meat at high temperatures, say the researchers. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are found in grilled, barbecued and smoked meat (as well as many other foods), while pan-fried and grilled meat have particularly high heterocyclic a...

List of Compounds That Causes Breast Cancer Identified

... The researchers assert that 29 of the prospective carcinogens on the list are generated in the US in huge amount...governments need to make the screening of possible carcinogens less costly and time-consuming. "If methods for identifying potential carcinogens were more effici...

Tobacco Menace and What can Be Done About It

... and CVA. The smoke contains all forms of chemical carcinogens of all stages. Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000...ficity as represented by demonstration of chemical carcinogens off all stages (initiation progression till loss of apoptosis) and coherence as demonstrated in many...

Barbeque Lovers Warned To Load On Fruits And Vegetables

...tic hydrocarbons and heterocyclic amines are known carcinogens produced by cooking meat at high temperatures, say the researchers. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are found in grilled, barbecued and smoked meat (as well as many other foods), while pan-fried and grilled meat have particularly high heterocyclic a...

New Health Drink—Coffe

...posure of the lining of the intestine to potential carcinogens in food), and via other mechanisms as well. People who drank four to six cups of coffee a day had a 28 percent reduced risk compared with people who drank two or fewer. Norwegian researchers found that women who drank one to three cups a day reduc...

Today Cancer is the Deadliest Killer

... cancer resulting from asbestos, benzene and other carcinogens is that it takes so long for science to be transla...aces free from carcinogenic risks.""The control of carcinogens in the workplace should be a key component of every national cancer control programme," said Dr Andr...

Hookah Could Be as Harmful as Cigarettes

...eriod of time smoking hookah, they may inhale more carcinogens - possibly up to the equivalent of 100 cigarettes, the report noted. Another risk in smoking water pipes is inhaling harmful chemicals from the charcoal or wood fragments used for heating the tobacco, such as carbon monoxide or metals, it added. ...

Lung Cancer Risk High Among Women

...nd smoke, asbestos, radon, and other environmental carcinogens is also important. Heredity is another factor. The ramifications: There aren’t any specific guidelines for follow-up if a screening test suggests lung cancer, so you and your clinician will need to share responsibility for decisions. Source-Newsw...

Mother’s Diet During Pregnancy Could Prevent Cancer in Childre

...ile others don't. That this process may begin with carcinogens crossing the placental boundary – and might be aff...Williams said. In this study, both the exposure to carcinogens and the levels of Indole-3-carbinol given to pregnant mice through supplements were higher than thos...

New Study Challenges How Regulators Determine Risk

...nmental regulations, it has been assumed that most carcinogens possess real or theoretical risks at low levels, and therefore must be nearly completely removed from the environments to assure public safety. Some would contend that if hormesis is the correct model for very low levels, that cleanup standards may h...

Pregnant Women- Eat Broccoli And Cabbage

...y demonstrates the effect of a particular group of carcinogens known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or PAHS on infants and how a phytochemical may counteract the cancer-causing agent. PAHs are also produced by cigarette smoking or the incomplete combustion of organic materials such as wood, coal, cooking ...

Cancer Prevention Begins During Pregnancy

...ile others don't. That this process may begin with carcinogens crossing the placental boundary – and might be aff...Williams said. In this study, both the exposure to carcinogens and the levels of Indole-3-carbinol given to pregnant mice through supplements were higher than thos...

Children exposed to smoke prone to bladder cancer

...dence suggests that children are more sensitive to carcinogens (cancer-causing agents) than adults," said the study that appeared in the International Journal of Cancer. "This adds to the growing body of evidence that children and adolescents may be even more vulnerable to the harmful effects of tobacco smoke ...

Grant Encourages Drug Testing Sans Animals

...sts that are used are highly sensitive and so most carcinogens are identified," said Dr Walmsley, who is based in the Faculty of Life Sciences. "Unfortunately, such tests have poor specificity and a lot of safe compounds are also wrongly identified as potential carcinogens. This means that animal testing is stil...

Carcinogens found in Grilled chicken

... and other HCAs are more toxic than commonly known carcinogens such as benzo-(a)-pyrene. Studies have already found that among others, intake of PhIP and other HCAs may increase risk of colon, breast and prostate cancer in humans, three most common cancers in the United States which are commonly associated with ...

Too Much Of Animal Protein May Lead To Cancer

...ancer. Hence the author concluded that exposure to carcinogens may be less likely to cause cancer in a person whose diet contains a sufficiently low protein. The results suggest a low protein diet can also prevent toxins from entering cells, lowers the cell multiplication rate and protects against the formation ...

High Fiber Diet to Fight Colon Cancer

...vement of the waste in the colon. It also prevents carcinogens to stay in contact with the colon wall for very long. Large fiber stools brush along the colon walls keeping them clean and causing the nerves to activate peristaltic action. It gives food for the good bacteria which maintains the colon pH in a sligh...

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