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Lifestyle changes could cut bowel cancer burden – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on December 16th, 2016.

Targeting six lifestyle factors could considerably reduce bowel cancer rates, according to a new study investigating risk factors for the disease. Published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal, the study examined the bowel cancer risk factors associated with obesity, alcohol consumption, smoking and consuming red and processed meat – plus the benefits associated with […]

WHO report: Red meat linked to cancer – Expert reaction

Peter Griffin posted in on October 27th, 2015.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, has evaluated the links between the consumption of red and processed meat, and cancer. The group has classified the consumption of red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A). This association was observed mainly for colorectal cancer, but associations […]

Red and processed meat eaters face greater risk of disease

Peter Griffin posted in on March 25th, 2009.

New research from the US published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, shows that individuals who eat more red meat and processed meat appear to have an increased risk of death from all causes and also from cancer or heart disease over a 10-year period. In contrast, a higher intake of white meat appeared to […]

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