Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Black rice could be the greatest ‘superfood’ according to a study at Louisiana State University. According to the study, presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston, black rice is low in sugar but high in fibre and plant compounds that help combat heart disease and cancer, containing high levels […]


In a pioneering operation, a ten year old boy has received a donor windpipe for which they will never need to take anti-rejection medication – medication which can lower life expectancy and raise the risk of cancer. In the operation at Great Ormond Street Hospital, a donated trachea was stripped of most of its tissue […]


Emma Brown, an academic at the University of Ulster, and who won the UK Young Scientist of the Year award in 2006, has spent the past three years conducting investigations into the cancer-fighting potential of soft fruit (raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, and lingonberries), exposing Human colonic cancer cells at various stages of development to the digested […]