Red meat could lead to cancer due to damaged DNA, the study suggests. Image Source: 10,000 Hours/Getty Images

Heat-damaged DNA in food could be linked to cancer, study shows

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Foods including red and processed meat have been frequently linked to cancer. A new study suggests that this could be because of the cooking process – food cooked at high heats could damage the DNA in the food, leading to increased cancer risk in those...


‘Strongest link yet’ between nitrates and cancer

By Katy Askew

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have uncovered what they describe as the ‘strongest link yet’ between nitrates in processed meat products and cancer risk. However, they also stressed, ‘not all processed meat has the same risk’.

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Study: Yogurt and fibre-rich diet may reduce lung cancer risk

By Nikki Hancocks

A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.

“Obesity has become the new major discussion about the causes of diseases in various populations,

Online tool shows global scale of obesity-related cancer

By Niamh Michail

The impact of obesity on cancer rates across the world – and how many cases could have been prevented – is made clear with an online data tool, launched by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) last month.

A high BMI is associated with ten common types of cancer.

Diet and obesity linked to 10 common cancers

By Nathan Gray

A high body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers and may be responsible for more than 12,000 cases in the UK every year, according to the largest study of its kind.

Tumor in a beer bottle: Scary NHS advert survives industry strike


Tumor in a beer bottle: Scary NHS advert survives industry strike


The UK beer industry has failed in its bid to stop the broadcast of a controversial National Health Service (NHS) aligned advert that shows a man swallowing a cancerous tumor from a glass of beer.

There’s no such thing as a ‘miracle food’ warn experts

There’s no such thing as a ‘miracle food’ warn experts

By Nathan Gray

Researchers and global media should better consider the validity of single scientific studies that report on supposed ‘miracle foods’ in addition to considering that people do not eat foods or nutrients in isolation, warn researchers.


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