Tag: Colorectal cancer

Daily Aspirin and younger women a bad mix

Daily Aspirin and younger women a bad mix – ” they conclude that blanket treatment “is ineffective or harmful in the majority of women with regard to the combined risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and major gastrointestinal bleeding.” – Cons of regular low-dose aspirin to stave off serious […]

Could mistletoe give the kiss of death to cancer?

Contact: Gordon Howarth gordon.howarth@adelaide.edu.au 61-883-137-885 University of Adelaide       IMAGE:   Health Sciences student Zahra Lotfollahi with a sample of mistletoe extract at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus.Click here for more information.   Mistletoe has become an important symbol of Christmas but it also has the potential […]

Licorice extract blocks colorectal cancer in mice

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Karen Honey press_releases@the-jci.org 215-573-1850 Journal of Clinical Investigation Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin and ibuprofen, and drugs that selectively target a protein known as COX-2 prevent the development of intestinal polyps, the precursors of colorectal cancer. However, these drugs have […]