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Blue Corn Reduces Risk from BP, Diabetes, Cancer: Study

Eating blue corn may decrease the risk factor from metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, said a new study. The research undertaken by an Indian origin scientist and his team from the University of Central Florida in collaboration with researchers from Universidad Veracruzana and Instituto Tecnologico de Veracruz in Mexico, found in their study of rats the blue corn ...

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Not Coffe Alone, All Hot Beverages including Hot Water, Cause Cancer

Setting aside the popular belief that coffee is mainly carcinogenic, a WHO panel has concluded that all hot beverages including hot water are carcinogenic and cause cancer but interestingly drinking them as cold beverages was not found to be carcinogenic. The panel, a global Working Group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the ...

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Carrots Cut Down Breast Cancer Risk by 60%, More Benefits

Eating carrots regularly will reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 60 percent, suggested a new study. Carrot has rich vitamins called carotenes, which are found in spinach and red peppers too, will help women reduce the risk of cancer, said researchers. Richard Berks, speaking on behalf of researchers at Breast Cancer Now, said though carrot was ingredient among ...

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Switch to Turn on Cancer Killing Cells Key to Fight it in Future, Shows Study

Australian researchers have discovered the switch, a protein called ID2 that turns on natural killer cells in the body to fight and eliminate foreign cells including the cancer cells, thus providing a major clue to deal with cancer in the future. A team of researchers from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) in Australia have found for the first time ...

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New Study Disproves Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Prevent Colon Cancer

While some studies have predicted recently that calcium and Vitamin D supplements would help prevent colon cancer, researchers from the University fo Colorado Cancer center have proved it wrong in their new study. Based on the results of their study conducted on 2,259 persons at 11 academic medical centers they said dietary supplementation with vitamin D and/or calcium after removal ...

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Coffee or Tea? Coffee too is Good for Your Heart!

A new study has found that there is no relation between drinking coffee and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. The research includes a meta-analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study its kind, involving nearly 250,000 individuals over the course of 12 years to investigate a ...

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CNG Vehicles Pose Threat to Health: New CSIR Study

CNG or “Compressed natural gas” is essentially methane preserved at an elevated pressure, and is known to produce less unfavorable gases as compared to known fuel choices like petrol, diesel and LPG. Owing to it being lighter in comparison to air it spreads faster when discharged in the air. Nevertheless, a new study by the Council of Scientific and Industrial ...

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Japanese Scientists Develop World’s Largest Petawatt Laser That Emits 2,000 Trillion Watts Output

Osaka-based Institute of Laser Engineering (ILE) of Osaka University has developed a Petawatt laser “LFEX” to deliver up to 2,000 trillion watts in the duration of one trillionth of one second (about 1000 times the integrated electric power consumed in the world). Using the high-power laser, researchers are able to generate high-energy quantum beams such as electrons, ions, gamma ray, ...

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Chilean Doctor Invents New Therapy for Cancer

An inventive immunological treatment that targets carcinogenic cells in human beings by elevating the body’s anti-tumor reaction was displayed in Chile in Santiago. Claudio Acuna who is a scientist at the University of Santiago and the creator of the invention informed that the treatment is still in the pre-clinical stage. He added that the treatment will soon be patented in ...

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