Scientists at the Institute of Food Research have highlighted possible consequences of fortifying flour with folic acid due to new evidence of how it is absorbed by the body.
It can be called a chain reaction. People who are overweight are more likely to develop heart disease, and the heart disease sufferers are almost twice as likely to develop bowel cancer.
Cancer Research UK funded a record £315m of research last year. The milestone marks nearly a doubling in research funding since the Charity was formed five years ago, according to its annual report and accounts published today (Friday 14 September 2007).
A survey of 18,486 secondary school students at 322 schools across all Australian states except Western Australia has found that a significant proportion of students fall short of current, national dietary and physical activity recommendations for teenagers.
The use of ‘decision support’ computer software can significantly improve the management of patients concerned about their family history of breast and bowel cancer, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Tuesday).
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre have been given a cash boost from Cancer Research UK to help them investigate new ways to prevent bowel cancer.
A glass of wine a day is good for your heart but if you go for the second goblet, you may end up getting bowel cancer, revealed by medical experts in a recent british study.
Drinking a daily pint of beer or a large glass of wine increases your risk of bowel cancer by around 10 per cent ? according to a new report by Cancer Research UK.
Cancer Research UK predicts a huge drop in deaths from bowel cancer if people use the self testing kit that is being sent to men and women in their sixties throughout the country.
Cancer Research UK funded scientists have for the first time identified a common genetic variant that can increase a person’s risk of developing bowel cancer. Their findings appear in two papers published online in Nature Genetics.