Researchers find possible environmental causes for Alzheimer's, diabetes
...reases in human exposure to nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines
through processed and preserved foods as well as f... well as fertilizers, pesticides and cosmetics.
are formed by a chemical reaction between nitrites...significant levels of added nitrates and nitrites, nitrosamines
are nearly always detectable in these foods....
New Study Indicates Changes in Cigarette Design Have Increased Lung Cancer Risk and Tobacco Regulation Can Greatly Reduce Lung Cancer
...countries is the lower levels of tobacco specific nitrosamines
(a lung specific carcinogen for adenocarcinoma) i...explained by the higher levels of tobacco specific nitrosamines
in U.S. cigarettes.
4) These observations ...tion of tobacco, since technology exists to lower nitrosamines
in tobacco, and that current lung cancer rates mig...
Smokeless Tobacco Products Do Raise Cancer Risk
...m led by Dr. Paolo Boffeta, of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in France, noted that STPs contain more than 30 carcinogens, including nitrosamines
Their analysis of studies from around the world found that STP users had an overall 80 percent increased risk of oral cancer and a 60 p...
Vitamin C Plus Fat Might Spur Cancer
...ith 10 percent fat, vitamin C multiplied the production of cancer-causing nitrosamines
by eight to 140 times.
Without high fat levels, vitamin C curbed the levels of two nitrosamines
by a factor of between five and 1,000. And it completely eliminated the pro...
Fat transforms vitamin C from 'good cop' into 'bad cop'
... cancer causing compounds called nitrosamines.
are formed in acidic conditions, such as those aff...
Without fat, vitamin C curbed the levels of two nitrosamines
by a factor of between five and 1000. And it compl...dded, vitamin C actually boosted the production of nitrosamines
between 8 and 140-fold.
Fat remains in the pro...
Link Found Between Periodontal Disease and Pancreatic Cancer
...ease have higher levels of oral bacteria and higher levels of nitrosamines, which are carcinogens, in their oral cavity. Prior studies have shown that nitrosamines
and gastric acidity may play a role in pancreatic cancer.
Michaud, senior author Charles Fuchs, a gastrointestinal oncologist at Dana-Farber, an...
Fatter Chances of Cancer With Bacon and Skinned Chicken
Almost all processed meats are likely to contain chemical called nitrosamines. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition pointed out that, nitrosamines
can cause bladder cancer. This forms usually when meats are processed at very high temperatures. Cooked chicken with skin is proven to contain a lesse...