Posted: July 13th, 2012 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: Favorite New Thought, HEALTH! | Tags: Cancer, Cooking Red Meat, health, Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle, Red Meat | Comments Off
Aussies love their meat, a meal just isn’t a meal unless it’s got steak on the plate? Apparently eating too much red or processed meat has been linked with an increased risk of bowel cancer, Australia’s second largets cancer killer. So how much is too much?
Earlier this year research from the Harvard School of Public Health again highlighted the health risks of meat consumption. This study followed a major report by the UK-based World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), released last year, which suggested we should consider cutting our red meat intake.
Involving over 100 scientists, the report was described by its authors as “the most authoritative ever” review of the evidence of lifestyle factors (such as diet and exercise) and bowel cancer risk :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: July 13th, 2012 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Cankler Science News | Tags: Allergy, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Breast Feeding, Breast Feeding Nuts, Breastfeeding, Peanut Allergy in Infants | Comments Off
New research by the Australian National University has found children who are solely breastfed in the first six months of life are at greater risk of developing a nut allergy.
There has been a sharp rise in nut allergies in Australian children over the past 20 years, but until now the medical world has found it hard to explain the risk factors.
ANU researchers found it is not the breast milk itself that seems to be the culprit, but rather the traces of nuts contained in it. The link between the two was investigated using the ACT Kindergarten Health Check Questionnaire in a study conducted by the ANU Medical School and the ACT Health Directorate.
Of the 15,000 preschool children studied, 3.2 per cent had a peanut allergy while 3.9 per cent were allergic to other nuts :: Read the full article »»»»