Celilo Health Tag Archive: cancer

garlic lowers lung-cancer risk

garlic lowers lung-cancer risk

Garlic fights cancer, part... what number are we up to now? This summer, I got a note from one of my writer friends. A new study on garlic and lung cancer was out, would I be willing to comment for her article?  She was reporting on a Chinese study that found regular...

all about olive, part 1

all about olive, part 1

As some of you may know, I am slowly — glacially, even — working on a book about gardening with medicinal plants. Looking out at the frost-covered garden this morning for inspiration for any  hint of green, I decided to start working on my olive (Olea europa)...

are multivitamins the way to go?

are multivitamins the way to go?

We all have times when we don't eat exactly as we should. So supplementing with a multivitamin makes sense, right? Or does it? As doctors and research scientists look into the value of multivitamins, the picture has become increasingly muddled. Many studies find...

vitamin B6 halves lung-cancer risk

vitamin B6 halves lung-cancer risk

Looking for another reason to eat your avocados and broccoli? A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that good levels of vitamin B6 — found in those vegetables as well as whole grains, fish and meat — may cut lung-cancer risk by as...

all about olive, part 1

cell phone/cancer link murky but present

The World Health Organization has completed a large, 10-year study to determine if cell-phone use causes cancer. The answer? Not clear enough to make recommendations other than further study of the issue. The report, to be released later this week, does find an...

all about olive, part 1

do sugary sodas cause pancreatic cancer?

You know that sugary sodas aren’t healthy, but are they really that bad? A new study reported in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, put out by the American Association for Cancer Research, found a huge health impact in a small number of...

third-hand smoke

third-hand smoke

You know the smell that's left on clothes, furniture and hair after being around cigarettes? Turns out the chemicals causing that smell, dubbed "third-hand smoke," offer a whole new kind of cancer risk. When cigarette smoke mixes with nitrous acid — a common household...