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We need to talk about cancer

Supporting cancer patients with complementary therapies needs to be done from a position of knowledge, and with care. But practitioners shouldn’t be afraid of the Cancer Act, a panel of natural health specialists agreed at a special discussion at last weekend’s camexpo event. Instead, they should be talking up the benefits of CAM therapies and […]

October 7, 2015 Continue Reading

camexpo launches new survey ahead of its ‘The C Word’ panel session

Next month’s camexpo (26-27 September, Olympia, London) will host an exclusive panel discussion focusing on the relationship between complementary therapists and people with cancer.  Ahead of the session, show organisers Diversified Communications UK, has launched a new survey inviting its visitors to share their views and formulate questions for the panel. According to the latest […]

August 19, 2015 Continue Reading

New broccoli variety reduces LDL cholesterol

The results of human trials have found that a new variety of broccoli, Beneforté, can lower low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood, high levels of which are a risk factor for heart disease. In two independent studies by the Institute of Food Research and the University of Reading, 130 subjects were given 400g […]

May 21, 2015 Continue Reading

Scientists say berry extract boosts cancer therapy

British researchers have found that an extract of the North American chokeberry can boost the effect of cancer therapy. The researchers, from the University of Southampton and King’s College Hospital, London, tested a chokeberry extract on pancreatic cancer samples. The study found that when the berry extract was used, together with a conventional chemotherapy drug […]

October 6, 2014 Continue Reading

Study suggests high protein diet carries similar cancer risk to smoking

In a study conducted by the University of Southern California and published in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers have found that high protein intake is linked to increased cancer, diabetes and overall mortality, carrying a cancer risk similar to that of smoking 20 cigarettes a day. The researchers examined the links between protein intake and […]

March 11, 2014 Continue Reading

US researchers call for vitamin C cancer research

US researchers are calling for more trials to be carried out on intravenous vitamin C therapy, as evidence builds of its cancer battling successes. Recent trials have show that high doses of vitamin C could offer a safe, effective and low-cost treatment for ovarian and other cancers. Writing in the Science Translational Magazine, scientists at […]

February 9, 2014 Continue Reading

Nuts can extend your shelf life

It is widely accepted that nuts are beneficial to health – being a rich source of omega-3s, antioxidants, protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals – and now a new study published in the The New England Journal of Medicine has found that regular nut consumption can increase life expectancy. The study – Association of Nut Consumption […]

November 28, 2013 Continue Reading
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