Turmeric, a bright yellow spice from south Asia belonging to the ginger family, is the main ingredient in curries and ancient wisdom suggests that it's also good for your health. Taking this wisdom to the laboratory, ...
Despite the absence of Medicare coverage, hospital use of computed tomographic colonography (CTC), commonly referred to as virtual colonoscopy, is on the rise, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of the ...
A molecular battle is going on inside your colon, and University of Kansas researchers want neither side to win.
Nobody enjoys colonoscopies, including mice. University of Missouri researchers are excited about the potential of using genetic biomarkers to predict colon cancer caused by inflammation. A new method developed at the MU ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Bile acids could be the missing link between a high-fat, Western-style diet and colon cancer, UA researchers Carol and Harris Bernstein and their collaborators have discovered.
An inadequate amount of sleep has been associated with higher risks of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and death. Now colon cancer can be added to the list.
(AP) -- "Fat cancers" usually associated with wealthy countries are becoming more common in the developing world, too, according to new reports.
(AP) -- A new analysis raises fresh questions about the risks of the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin, suggesting the chance of dying from side effects linked to it is higher than the risk for patients on chemotherapy alone.
You know the probiotics in your peach yogurt are healthful, but now it appears they may also be a powerful treatment for disease.
Genomic research could help doctors better target a drug widely used to treat colorectal cancer patients, according to a study by Genomic Health Inc. and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).