Big breakfast backed to aid female fertility difficulties: Study
Eating a bigger breakfast in the morning, and cutting back on large meals in the evening, could help to assist women in overcoming reproductive difficulties, say researchers.
Grapefruit may raise breast cancer risk - study
Women who consume one quarter of grapefruit every day may be at a
30 percent higher risk of breast cancer, suggests an
epidemiological study from Hawaii and LA.
Soy still growing, but consumers need more info
Soy sales have slowed in the US in recent years, but the ingredient
is still leading the food ingredients' pack, according to a recent
report from Mintel, reports Philippa Nuttall.
Higher fibre shown to reduce oestrogen levels
An international team has demonstrated that women with a higher
intake of dietary fibre have lower circulating oestrogen levels, a
factor associated with lower risk of breast cancer.
Soy isoflavones pose no cancer risk in animal study
A long-term soy diet may not pose an increased risk of breast or
womb cancer among postmenopausal women, as some people have feared,
suggests new research carried out on monkeys.
Soyfoods appear to cut risk of endometrial cancer
Regular intake of soyfoods is associated with a reduced risk of
endometrial cancer, finds a large study of Chinese women published
in tomorrow's British Medical Journal (vol 328, p1285).
Taking up the slack from HRT
More than half the women participating in a trial in New Zealand
stopped taking HRT after last year's Women's Health study, report
researchers this week. Are natural supplements filling the gap?
Cut fat young to reduce breast cancer risk
New evidence suggests that reducing fat intake during puberty,
already an obession among many western girls, could help lower the
risk of breast cancer later on.
Milk, pregnancy and cancer - a link?
Pregnancy may lower a woman's risk of cancer but drinking milk
could raise it, researchers reported on Tuesday. Both factors, as
well as the use of hormone replacement therapy, affect levels of a
hormone that may influence the...
Can soya help reduce risk of breast cancer?
New research from the National University of Singapore and the
Cancer Research organisation suggests a strong link between soya
and lower breast cancer risk and suggests a possible reason for the
High-fibre diet can help reduce cancer risk
Eating more fibre can help delay the onset of menstruation, in turn
protecting women from an increased risk of breast cancer, new
Flaxseed's role in breast cancer prevention suggested
Flaxseed may protect postmenopausal women against breast cancer.
Scientsits at the University of Minnesota believe this is the first
study to reveal the link.
Soy may reduce breast cancer risk
Antioxidant compounds found in soy foods have been shown to reduce
levels of hormones associated with breast cancer risk in women. A
new study suggests that other factors associated with soy may also
play a role in lowering cancer...
Diet and exercise reduce breast cancer risk
Overeating may increase a woman's chances of getting breast cancer,
researchers suggested recently. Going hungry and hard physical
labour may be among...
Soy reduces breast cancer risk, further evidence
Women whose lifelong diet is rich in soy products appear to have a
reducedrisk of breast cancer, new research suggests. Scientists at