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Detox, dairy-free, superfood and raw – TV diet doctor busts the myths around clean eating

Detox, dairy-free, superfood and raw – TV diet doctor busts the myths around clean eating

The alkaline diet was peddled so successfully by American 'Dr' Robert Young that he convinced desperate cancer patients to pay thousands of … Continue reading Detox, dairy-free, superfood and raw – TV diet doctor busts the myths around clean eating

Gene therapy with BMP4 protects against weight gain and insulin resistance in mice

Gene therapy with BMP4 protects against weight gain and insulin resistance in mice

There was no weight gain, despite a higher energy intake, and insulin sensitivity was increased. These are the results from experiments on mice that had elevated levels of the protein BMP4 following gene therapy. Continue reading Gene therapy with BMP4 protects against weight gain and insulin resistance in mice

Increased endometrial cancer rates found in women with high levels of cadmium

Increased endometrial cancer rates found in women with high levels of cadmium

Through a five-year observational study, researchers found that women with increased levels of cadmium — a metal commonly found in foods such as kidneys, liver and shellfish as well as tobacco — also had an increased risk of endometrial cancer. It’s an observation the researchers hope could lead to new treatments or interventions to prevent the fourth most common cancer in women. Continue reading Increased endometrial cancer rates found in women with high levels of cadmium