Cancer Potential of Cell Phones & Personal Electronics!

An often under-recognized health concern, incidences of skin cancer have been on the rise.   Ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure has been associated with approximately 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers.  Most often addressed in terms of direct exposure, UV radiation also is experienced via indirect sources, such as reflected UVB. Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can...

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A Compound In Curry Can Combat Cancer!

Known best as the substance in turmeric that gives the curry spice its characteristic yellow color, curcumin has been found by previous studies to exert antioxidant, anti-inflammation, anticancer, and lipid-lowering effects.  Gautam Sethi, from Curtin University, and colleagues completed a review of past clinical trials involving curcumin for cancer.   Observing that the compound potentially...

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Behaviors to Beat Cancer

An estimated one-third of all cancers may be attributable to excess body fat – including cancers of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, reproductive organs, urinary tract, blood, bone, and thyroid. Nour Makarem, from New York University (New York, USA), and colleagues analyzed medical and dietary data collected on 2,983 men and women enrolled in the...

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