(Medical Xpress)—A new study in mice has shown that genetically engineered bacteria can protect against inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes a host of conditions including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The most authoritative ever report on bowel cancer risk has confirmed that red and processed meat increase risk of the disease and concluded that the evidence that foods containing fibre protect against ...
Cancer May 24, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
What if a key factor ultimately behind a cancer was not a genetic defect but ecological?
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A unique sub-type of bowel cancer has been discovered which has a worse outcome than other types of colon cancer and is resistant to certain targeted treatments, according to research published ...
Cancer Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Aspirin kills cancer cells by controlling two key processes that influence energy use in cells and could explain how aspirin can prevent bowel cancer. The research is published in this ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a protein essential to repairing the intestine's inner lining.
Medical research Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report the discovery of microbial–dependent mechanisms through which some cancers mount an inflammatory response that fuels their ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Almost everyone (98 per cent) who had the new bowel cancer test – soon to become part of the national screening programme – said they were glad to have gone through the experience, according to a study1 published in the ...
Cancer Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists including those from Queen's University have discovered that taking regular aspirin halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers.
Cancer Oct 28, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
(HealthDay)—Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but there are ways you can help prevent it, an expert says.
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at higher risk of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, report researchers at Mayo Clinic. Researchers found that IBD is associated with a 37 percent greater risk for the disease. ...
Inflammatory disorders May 20, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Over the past 30 years in Denmark, mortality from ulcerative colitis (UC) has decreased, but mortality from Crohn's disease (CD) has remained persistently higher than the general population, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Great hopes are always placed in new cancer therapies. However, whether new surgical techniques, drugs or radiation therapies actually prolong the life of cancer patients, or even cure them, can often only be reliably assessed ...
Cancer May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study reports that colonoscopies done with suboptimal bowel preparation are associated with relatively high adenoma (precancerous polyp) miss rates, suggesting that suboptimal bowel preparation substantially decreases ...
Cancer Jun 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A jumping gene with the fairy tale name "Sleeping Beauty" has helped to unlock vital clues for researchers investigating the genetics of colorectal cancer.
Genetics Nov 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |