Friday, November 10, 2006

Help the body fight cancer on it's own, lower prostate cancer risk 43%, and low carb diet safe for the heart...

Omega-3-rich fish linked to lower prostate cancer risk...
By Stephen Daniells
03/11/2006 - Men who eat one portion of salmon per week are 43 per cent less likely to develop prostate cancer than men who eat no salmon, says a study from Sweden that links the apparent benefits to the omega-3 content of the fish.

Scientists hope bodies can fight cancer...
By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer
LONDON - Scientists are investigating new strategies to harness the human body's own immune system to fight skin cancer. In a departure from the standard chemotherapy treatments, which flood patients with toxic chemicals to kill cancer cells, doctors are trying to provoke the body's natural defenses to do the same thing. Two such techniques to combat melanoma were reported in papers presented this week in Prague at a European cancer research meeting.

Vegetable-rich low-carb cuts heart disease risk, says study...
By Stephen Daniells
09/11/2006 - Low-carb diets, like the once fashionable Atkins diet, do not increase the risk of heart disease, says new research from Harvard – and if vegetables rather than meat are the source of fat and protein then the risk of heart disease may be cut by 30 per cent.

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