Lycopene, the carotenoid found in tomatoes, may reduce the risk of
prostate cancer by inhibiting the male hormone's effect on the
prostate, report researchers from DSM this week, writes
A diet rich in vitamin E appears to protect against both prostate
cancer and bladder cancer, according to new research that lifts
hopes for the vitamin after disappointing recent studies, writes
Oil from the seeds of an Asian plant, already shown to fight
leukaemia, also appears to kill prostate cancer cells and shrink
human tumours grown in mice, report US researchers. Human trials
could provide a promising treatment for...
A low-fat diet may help men with aggressive prostate cancer better
fight their disease and live longer, according to researchers who
showed that a diet low in polyunsaturated fats slowed cancer growth
and increased survival times...
Leading isoflavone producer Novogen has launched a research centre
that will provide consumers and the media, increasingly drawing
attention to isoflavone supplements, with the latest information on
the plant-derived compounds.
Obese men with prostate cancer are more likely to have aggressive
tumors and to experience cancer recurrence after surgery compared
to men of normal weight or those who are overweight but not obese,
according to two new studies.
New research from UK-based Institute of Food Research reveals that
two food components recognised for their ability to fight cancer
are up to 13 times more powerful when put to work together. The
findings could open up new possibilities...
Research into the potential impact that diet can have on prostate
cancer continued this week with scientists from China suggesting
that the old French favourite, garlic, could reduce the risk of
this increasingly common disease.
Researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University in the US
on Thursday announced the launch of a national study to investigate
the effect of high-dose vitamin D in combination with the
chemotherapy agent docetaxel (Taxotere),...
A low-fat, high-fibre diet rich in fruits and vegetables has no
impact on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in men over a
four-year period, and does not affect the incidence of prostate
cancer, according to a study by US researchers.
Men diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer should try to reduce
the levels of fat and calcium in their diet in order to delay the
onset of a more serious form of the disease, according to research
from the US - a dilemma for those...
The polyphenols in red wine have already been shown to help lower
the risk of heart disease, but the latest research from Spain - one
of Europe's largest wine producing nations - shows that it can also
help fight the onset of...
Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine have
determined that vitamin E performs two protective actions - by
inhibiting one protein that attaches itself to the male hormone
androgen, and also restricting another...