One day, physicians may be able to look at an African American's skin color, and, with the help of other determinants, know if prescribing vitamin D supplements would lower that person's risk of getting cancers of the prostate, colon, rectum, or breast.
Internal government emails reveal Monsanto owner Bayer and industry lobbyist CropLife America have been working closely with US officials to pressure Mexico into abandoning its intended ban on glyphosate, a pesticide linked to cancer that is the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller.
A new study has found that epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, may increase levels of p53, a natural anti-cancer protein known as the "guardian of the genome" for its ability to repair DNA damage or destroy cancerous cells.
In a recent paper published in the Molecular Oncology journal, scientists at the German Cancer Research Center calculated that if all Germans over the age of 50 were to take vitamin D supplements, up to 30,000 cancer deaths per year could possibly be avoided and more than 300,000 years of life could be gained. In addition, healthcare costs could be saved.