Archive for February, 2008

A recent study published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry found that pomegranate juice from the California-grown POM Wonderful variety of pomegranate is the leader in the healthy beverage category by demonstrating the most complete free radical scavenging activity, greater protection of LDL-cholesterol from oxidation, and the highest polyphenol content compared to red […]

UGA.edu – Sedentary people who regularly complain of fatigue can increase their energy levels by 20 percent and decrease their fatigue by 65 percent by engaging in regular, low intensity exercise, according to a new University of Georgia study. “Too often we believe that a quick workout will leave us worn out – especially when […]

American Association for Cancer Research – A concentrated extract of freeze dried broccoli sprouts reduced development of bladder tumors in an animal model by more than half, according to a report in the March 1, 2008 issue of Cancer Research. This finding reinforces human epidemiologic studies that have suggested that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli […]

Oncologists currently recruiting participants for chemotherapy trial for bladder cancer as an alternative to surgical removal of bladder. NYP.org – As many as half of patients with superficial bladder cancer do not respond to the standard first-line chemotherapy placed into the bladder, according to current multi-center outcomes data. When this happens, typically, their only option […]

Newswise – With colorectal cancer the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. “Colorectal cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers in the U.S.,” said Dr. James Yoo, assistant professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at […]

Overweight Hispanic children with normal blood sugar levels showed elevated markers for blood vessel inflammation that may predispose them to developing both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says a new study led by researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center. The study, published in the March 2008 issue of Diabetes Care, is the first to […]