Resveratrol and melatonin exerts chemopreventive effects in cancer

Resveratrol and melatonin exerts chemopreventive effects in cancerAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Cancer Prev. 2011 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]A combination of resveratrol and melatonin exerts chemopreventive effects in N-methyl-N-nitrosourea-induced rat mammary carcinogenesis.Kisková T, Ekmekcioglu C, Garajová M, Orendáš P, Bojková B, Bobrov N, Jäger W, Kassayová M, Thalhammer T.SourceaDepartment of Animal Physiology, Institute of … Continue reading Resveratrol and melatonin exerts chemopreventive effects in cancer

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Resveratrol abates abate colitis and potentially colon cancer

Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenol that exhibits pleiotropic health beneficial effects, including anti-inflammatory, cardio-protective, and cancer-protective activities. It is recognized as one of the more promising natural molecules in the prevention and treatment of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disorders. The current study indicates that resveratrol is a useful, nontoxic complementary and alternative strategy to … Continue reading Resveratrol abates abate colitis and potentially colon cancer

Maybe too much fear of cancer in Barrett Esophagus

So, let's pause, take a step back, and look at Barrett Esophagus with a lot less concern than we used to. The take-home message is that we need to re-evaluate the evaluation of risk in BE, and guideline committees need to incorporate these data, recognizing that these data are all European, and the biopsy protocols … Continue reading Maybe too much fear of cancer in Barrett Esophagus

No evidence to support routine drain use after gastrectomy

No convincing evidence to support routine drain use after gastrectomyAmplify’d from reference.medscape.comAbdominal drainage versus no drainage post gastrectomy for gastric cancer.Cochrane Database Syst Rev.  2011; (8):CD008788 (ISSN: 1469-493X)Wang Z; Chen J; Su K; Dong ZDepartment of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, No. 6 Shuang Yong Road, Nanning, Guangxi, China, 530021.BACKGROUND: Gastrectomy remains the primary therapeutic … Continue reading No evidence to support routine drain use after gastrectomy

More Sun = Less Brain Tumors

Countries with low solar UVB irradiance and estimated mean serum 25(OH)D levels generally had higher age-standardized incidence rates of brain cancer.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govNeuroepidemiology. 2010;35(4):281-90. Epub 2010 Oct 14.Low ultraviolet B and increased risk of brain cancer: an ecological study of 175 countries.Mohr SB, Gorham ED, Garland CF, Grant WB, Garland FC.SourceDepartment of Family and Preventive … Continue reading More Sun = Less Brain Tumors

China Study; More Sun = Less Cancer!!!

Mortality from all cancers together and most major cancers in China was inversely associated with solar UVB. These associations were similar to those observed in a number of populations of European origin. Incidence of some cancer types had the same correlation with UVB. They suggest the possibility that vitamin D may reduce the incidence or … Continue reading China Study; More Sun = Less Cancer!!!

Sun = Good; Tanning Beds=Not so much ;-(

Sun = Good; Tanning Beds=Not so much ;-( women who got sunburned *twice or more per year* during adolescence had a *reduced death rate* compared with women who had been sunburned *once or less*. also A reduced risk for all-cause and CVD mortality in women who went on *sunbathing vacations more than once a year* … Continue reading Sun = Good; Tanning Beds=Not so much ;-(

More Sun – Less Cancer

The number of studies reporting beneficial effects of sunlight and vitamin D on several types of cancer with a high mortality rate is growing rapidly. Present health recommendations on sun exposure are mainly based on the increased risks for skin cancer.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Cancer Prev. 2009 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]Sunlight, vitamin D … Continue reading More Sun – Less Cancer

More on More Sun=>Less Cancer

Does sunlight have a beneficial influence on certain cancers?Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govProg Biophys Mol Biol. 2006 Sep;92(1):132-9. Epub 2006 Feb 28.Does sunlight have a beneficial influence on certain cancers?Kricker A, Armstrong B.SourceSchool of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, NSW 2006, Australia. annek@health.usyd.edu.auAbstractApperly [1941. The relation of solar radiation to cancer mortality in … Continue reading More on More Sun=>Less Cancer

Vit. E No Help

vitamin E, selenium and soy, taken daily for three years, provided no benefit to the prevention of prostate cancerAmplify’d from http://www.reuters.comSupplements don't prevent prostate cancer: studyBy Kerry Grens(Reuters Health) - A new study deflates hopes that certain nutritional supplements could stave off prostate cancer, the second most common cancer in men. Canadian researchers found that … Continue reading Vit. E No Help