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Friday, March 04, 2016

GARLIC & CANCER

People with a high intake of garlic had 31% less kidney cancer

People consuming a high intake of garlic, which was not quantified, had 31% less kidney cancer (renal cell cancer) compared to people who had a low intake of garlic according to a 2006 study from Milano, Italy which used data from an integrated network of Italian and Swiss case-control studies.

(Subjects were simply asked if they had a low intake, moderate intake or high intake of garlic.)

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Mar 04, 2016 8:55 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

KIDNEY CANCER

Obese women have 78% greater lifetime risk of kidney cancer than healthy weight women

Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 78% greater lifetime risk of kidney cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:15 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, November 08, 2007

KIDNEY CANCER

Kidney cancer: 60 lbs increases risk 1.5-fold

A difference of about 60 pounds increases the risk of kidney cancer 1.5-fold in women according to a study from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 08, 2007 7:10 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

CANCER

Excess weight accounts for 3-6% of all cancers in Europe

Among countries in the European Union, 3.4 percent of all cancers in men and 6.4 percent of all cancer in women are attributable to overweight and obesity according to a paper published in the British Medical Journal. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Nov 28, 2006 8:16 am | [0] comments

Thursday, November 09, 2006

ONIONS / CANCER

Onions reduce cancer risk by 25-88%

People who consume the most onions reduce the risk of various cancers by 25-88 percent according to a study from Italy. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 09, 2006 4:27 am | [0] comments

Friday, January 14, 2005

CANCER

Elevated blood sugar increases risk of death from cancer by 23-29%

Elevated fasting blood sugar levels -- above 140 mg/dL -- increase the risk of cancer death by 29 percent in men and 23 percent in women compared to people with the lowest blood sugar levels -- less than 90 mg/dL -- according to a study from Korea. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 14, 2005 4:19 am | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Kidney cancer: Excess weight may account for 43% of U.S. cases in women

Being overweight or obese may account for 43 percent of cases of kidney cancer in the U.S.. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:33 am | [0] comments
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