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Cancers In The News: Can Chemicals Found In Vegetables Prevent Colon Cancer?

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, says a new study from the Francis Crick Institute. The research, published in Immunity, shows that mice fed on a diet rich in indole-3-carbinol referred to as I3C, produced when we digest vegetables from the… Read More »

Medical News Today: The Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk, too

In the largest study of its type, scientists conclude that adhering to the Mediterranean diet might reduce the risk of stroke. The benefits are particularly pronounced for women over 40. Is reducing stroke risk another benefit of the Mediterranean diet? When it comes to alleged health benefits, the Mediterranean diet fares incredibly well. Increasing one’s… Read More »

Medical News Today: Which airport surfaces carry the most viruses?

As the cold season approaches, we could all benefit from being more cautious about germs and viruses, especially in crowded areas. New research scans various airport surfaces and finds that plastic security trays hold the highest concentration of viruses. Airports are major traveling hubs, but some airport areas are riddled with germs. Most of the… Read More »