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High BP Pills Can Also Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

Hong Kong: Researchers have now claimed that medications commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure may also reduce patients’ colorectal cancer risk. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-i) or angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medications are prescribed for conditions such as heart failure, high blood pressure or heart disease. These medications inhibit or block angiotensin, a chemical […]

Aspirin May Curb Colorectal Cancer Recurrence, Tumour Growth

New York: The benefits of daily aspirin may extend beyond heart health to colorectal cancer treatment, say, researchers, adding that they have found that aspirin appears to reduce tumour growth and inhibit recurrence of the disease. The trick now is to determine the right dosage of aspirin that can be used as a daily prophylactic […]

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New Model To Identify Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Beijing: A new machine learning (ML) platform can identify patients with colorectal cancer and helps predict their disease severity and survival, finds a new study. The non-invasive method adds to recent advances in technologies that analyse circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) and could help spot colorectal cancers in at-risk patients at earlier stages. Like many other […]

Chewing gum additive linked to colorectal cancer

Sydney: A food additive which is commonly used as a whitening agent in products such as chewing gum and mayonnaise could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer, warns a study. The study conducted in mice investigated health impacts of food additive E171 (titanium dioxide nanoparticles) which is commonly used in high quantities in […]

Improving fitness can help you cut cancer risk

New York: While a high fitness level is already known to have a positive impact on conditions like heart disease, a new study suggests that adults who are more fit have the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer compared with those who have low fitness levels. For the study, the research team examined […]

Eating garlic, onions daily may ward off colon cancer risk

Beijing: Consuming 50 grams of allium vegetables, which include garlic, leeks, and onions, daily can potentially reduce the risk of getting colorectal cancer, finds a study. The study, published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, showed that the odds of having colorectal cancer was 79 per cent lower in adults who consumed high […]

Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk: Study

Beijing: Consumption of allium vegetables including garlic, onion and leek, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, researchers say. Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the digestive tract’s lower end. The study, published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, showed that the odds of having […]

Obesity may double risk of colorectal cancer in young women

New York: Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50, warn researchers. Compared with women with the lowest body mass index (BMIs), 18.5-22.9 kilograms per square meter, women with the highest BMIs, greater than 30, had almost twice the risk of early-onset of colorectal […]

Eating hot dogs, bacon may up colorectal cancer risk

New York: Love to gorge on hot dogs, bacon, ham, sausages and salami? Beware, you may be at an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer — the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women, a study has found. The findings showed that eating high amounts of red meat such as beef or […]