Brazilian football great Pele has undergone surgery for a suspected colon tumor and is recovering, the hospital in Sao Paolo treating him announced on Monday...
Actor Clarence Williams III, widely known for the crime drama series 'The Mod Squad' and comedy film 'Half Baked', has passed away at the age of 81 due to colon cancer. The veteran actor's management team confirmed the news of his demise on Sunday, saying Williams had passed away on Friday in Los Angeles due…
26 Sep 2020
British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo is in mourning following the death of his father Stephen. The 44-year-old "Les Misérables" actor in an Instagram post disclosed that his father battled colon cancer for a year. In his Instagram announcement, the award-winning star paid tribute to his ‘protector, guardian, hero and encourager’ who fought so hard to stick…
9 Sep 2020
Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'O has joined millions across the world to mourn the passing of actor Chadwick Boseman. Lupita who worked with Chadwick in Black Panther, playing King T'Challa's love interest Nakia, mourned her co-star on Tuesday. She shared a photo of her and Chadwick on Instagram saying she is still trying to come to terms…
23 Sep 2019
New research finds that iron halves the absorption of lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid full of antioxidants that is present in tomatoes. Tomatoes offer a rich variety of health benefits. These range from protecting against cancer and hypertension to maintaining the health of our heart, skin, and eyes.
9 Sep 2019
A new study finds that a pattern of lifelong exercise reduces the risk of adenomatous polyps, which are a known precursor of colorectal cancer.
28 Aug 2019
Food scientists have shown that feeding frying oil to mice exaggerated colonic inflammation, enhanced tumor growth and worsened gut leakage, spreading bacteria or toxic bacterial products into the bloodstream.
6 Mar 2018
People with stage III colon cancer who regularly eat nuts are at significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence and mortality than those who don't, according to a new, large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The findings were published Thursday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study followed 826 participants in a…
7 Nov 2017
Colon cancer, Crohn's, and other gut diseases could be better treated or prevented, thanks to a new link between inflammation and a common cellular process, found by University of Warwick.
20 Oct 2016
In the past few weeks, I have been writing about conditions that lead to bleeding from the rectum through the anus. The idea has been to highlight such diseases, create awareness about such diseases and see how they can be prevented.
6 Oct 2016
I have already discussed dehydration as a cause of colon cancer and this is likely to be the commonest cause of this disease. In continuation of this discussion, we shall be looking at other causes today.
29 Sep 2016
But scientific studies show that a meal of well-prepared African salad could help prevent and treat heart diseases, poor sight, obesity, microbial infections including Staphylococcus aureus, colon cancer and other chronic diseases.