September 2, 2015 | Issue 180
In This Issue:
Health Care Forum
War On Cancer
An avid runner, Rosemarie Schmandt, PhD, combines her passion for exercise with her professional interest in cancer prevention. Now, in an AICR-funded study, she is investigating how exercise may slow ovarian tumor growth by affecting a protein produced by visceral fat.
A new lab study has found that baked purple potatoes and their phytochemicals slow the growth of colon cancer tumors in mice by targeting the cancer's stem cells.
For those working to lose weight, drinking water before a meal may help increase the loss by a small but significant amount, suggests a new study that adds to the research on strategies for weight control.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they are making at least half of their grains whole grains, with about nine of ten people eating whole grains for the health benefits, according to a new survey.