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Your sugar-laden beverages may up risk of cancer

Love to drink that sweetened soda, or other sugar-laden fruit juices, sports drinks, energy drinks? Beware, as you can be at an increased risk of developing various cancers, a study has found.

This herbal combo packs powerful punch against colon cancer

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, which is present in spicy curry dishes, and silymarin is a component of milk thistle, which has been used to treat liver disease.

Turmeric compound may play pivotal role in treating colon cancer

Colon cancer is usually caused by lifestyle factors, such as sedentry lifestyle and diet. The researchers found that combination of two plant compounds that have medicinal properties - curcumin and silymarin - holds promise in treating colon cancer.

Turmeric compound may treat colon cancer

 A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Accenture CEO diagnosed with colon cancer, recovering from surgery

Other CEOs diagnosed in the past with cancer include healthcare IT company Cerner Corp`s Neal Patterson, JPMorgan Chase & Co`s Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Group Inc`s Lloyd Blankfein.

Walnuts may reduce risk of colon cancer, says study

Walnuts are considered good for health as it helps in healthy ageing and also improves the blood cholesterol levels and maintains good gut health.

Vegetarian diet makes Indians more prone to colon cancer

Researchers from Cornell University analysed frequencies of the mutation in 234 primarily vegetarian Indians and 311 US individuals.

How inflammation in the gut ups risk of colon cancer

Chronic inflammation in the gut increases the risk of colon cancer -- the second-largest cause of cancer death in the US -- by as much as 500 percent, says a new study.

Cancer: Simple ways to reduce your risk

Leading a healthy lifestyle can help lower your risk of cancer.

Dried plums keep colon cancer at bay

 Dried plums have been found to contain substances that could help in the fight against colon cancer risk.

Purple potatoes may prevent colon cancer

Including purple potatoes in your daily diet can help prevent cancer as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that compounds found in purple potatoes help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the deadly disease.

Regular use of aspirin, NSAID`s may reduce risk of colon cancer

A new study has revealed that regular use of aspirin and other Nonaspirin Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) could reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

A cup of cranberries daily can fight off colon cancer too

Not just four cups of coffee, as new research suggested this week, just a daily cup-full of the cranberry super fruit can also combat colon cancer.

Drinking coffee may reduce colon cancer's return

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Consuming caffeinated coffee daily is good for health as it may reduce the return of colon cancer in patients who were diagnosed with stage III of the disease.

Two-drug combination reduces colon cancer by 67 percent

An international phase one clinical trial published on Monday and led by Barcelona's Vall d'Hebron Hospital shows that a combination of two new antibodies, that act against the same protein, reduces by 67 percent tumours in colorectal metastatic cancers that no longer respond to conventional treatment.

Laparoscopic surgery helps doctor cure colon cancer

 A 27-year-old medical student, diagnosed with colon cancer, successfully underwent a laparoscopic surgery at a hospital here.

Walnuts have potential to benefit our overall health

 Good old walnuts have potential to benefit our overall health, says a new study.

'Simpsons' co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon dies at 59

'Simpsons' co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon dies at 59

Sam Simon, a co-creator of "The Simpsons" and animal-rights advocate who made a midlife career shift into philanthropy and channelled much of his personal fortune into social causes, has died.

Ahmed Givens dies of cancer

 Reality TV star Ahmed Givens has died after battling with colon cancer.

Health benefits of Jackfruit

Jackfruit, one of the tropical fruits available is both delicious to eat and even has a sweet taste.