Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Cancer Risk

Common blood pressure drugs known as ARBs or Angiotensin-Receptor Blockers increase the risk of developing new cancers according to an in-depth study by the University Hospitals Care Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. ARBs are used to reduce blood pressure in patients suffering from heart disease and other cardiovascular

The Risks of Cancer at your Next Barbecue

That crispy, blackened meat that makes barbeque so delightful unfortunately contains two potentially carcinogenic compounds: heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The longer you barbeque and the more well done the meat, the more HCAs and PAHs are deposited on your meat. Research from the National Cancer Institute has shown that high intakes of well-done,…

Cut Cancer Risk with Flavonoids!

Strawberries, manzanas, cebollas, frijoles, Brussels sprouts along with green and black teas are chock-full of flavonoidswater-soluble plant pigments with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Such were the findings of a study conducted by a UCLA team of the dietary habits of smokers with or without lung cancer, published in the June issue of Cancer.