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Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-10-27 10:04:34
Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages and bacon can cause colorectal cancer in humans, and red meat is also a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said. The review by WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), released on Monday, said additionally that there was some link between the consumption of red meat and pancreatic cancer and prostate cancer. IARC classified processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans" on its group one list along with tobacco and asbestos, for which there is "sufficient evidence" of cancer links. Each 50-gram (1.8-ounce) portion of processed meat eaten daily increases the risk of colorectal cancer by 18 percent, the agency estimated. A 50-gram portion would be the equivalent of eating one hot dog or two slices of bacon. Americans eat about 21.7 grams of processed pork per day, according to a 2011 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Red meat was classified as probably carcinogenic in IARC's group 2A list, joining glyphosate, the active ingredient in many weedkillers. The IARC examined some 800 studies during a meeting of 22 health experts earlier this month. "For an individual, the risk of developing colorectal (bowel) cancer because of their consumption of processed meat remains small, but this risk increases with the amount of meat consumed," Dr Kurt Straif of the IARC said in a statement. The classification for red meat, defined as all types of mammalian meat including beef, lamb and pork, reflected "limited evidence" that it causes cancer. The IARC found links mainly with colorectal cancer - which is a cancer that starts either in the colon or rectum - but also observed associations with pancreatic and prostate cancer. Inconclusive evidence of a link between processed meat and stomach cancer was also observed, it said. The news prompted animal rights activists People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to offer free vegan diet starter kits and outraged agriculture groups. The Canadian Meat Council, which represents meat packers such as Maple Leaf Foods (MFI.TO) and the Candian-based units of Cargill Ltd. [CARGIL.UL] and JBS SA (JBSS3.SA), rejected the findings as simplistic, while trade group North American Meat Institute said the IARC report "defies common sense." Some scientists and researchers said the news may not add much to long-standing health recommendations to limit consumption of such meat. The IARC does not compare the level of risk associated with different substances in a given category, so does not suggest eating meat is as dangerous as smoking. "Nobody is telling people not to eat meat," said David Wallinga, senior health officer for health and environmental advocacy group Natural Resources Defense Council. "What they're saying is if you eat it, eat less of it and buy it from sources that have produced it better." MEAT-HEAVY DIETS Meat suppliers and processors argue that meat provides essential protein, vitamins and minerals. Shares of most meat companies were little changed on Monday. Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) fell after a rating cut by JP Morgan to "neutral," which focused on the company's shrinking market share in packaged meat. "I'm not expecting that [IARC] report to be a big issue going forward," said Brian Weddington, a vice president of Moody's Investors Service's corporate finance group. "I think there's still going to be a lot of hot dogs sold tomorrow." The medical community has long thought there could be a link between red or processed meat and colorectal cancer, said Tim Key, a professor at Oxford University. "Eating a bacon bap [sandwich] every once in a while isn't going to do much harm; having a healthy diet is all about moderation," Key said in a statement from charity Cancer Research UK. According to estimates cited by the IARC, 34,000 cancer deaths per year worldwide are attributable to diets high in processed meat. About 1 million cancer deaths per year are due to tobacco smoking, it said. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-10-24 11:24:29
Munching nuts and dry fruits is definitely healthier than eating a bowl full of chips or other snacks. While nuts and dry fruits have several health benefits, they also come with their share of calories. If you are trying to lose weight, you might want to keep a check on what nuts or dry fruits you eat. Here is the calorie count of some commonly consumed dry fruits and nuts. - Apricot: 1 piece = 3.1 cal - Raisin: 1 piece = 3.1 cal - Pista: 1 piece = 4.4 cal - Cashew nuts: 1 piece = 6 cal - Almonds: 1 piece = 7.9 cal - Walnut: 1 piece = 14.4 cal - Fig: 1 small piece = 14.8 cal Dates: 1 piece = 76.1 cal If you eat a handful of nuts every day, eat the ones with a lower calorie count. However, do not ignore walnuts just because it is high in calories. Walnut is great for preventing hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and also improves sperm count. Dry fruits are high in sugar content as compared to nuts, and hence must be avoided. If you like nuts and dry fruits in your cereal, opt for the plain cereal (not the flavoured kind) to keep your sugar consumption to a minmum. These small changes will help balance your calorie intake and keep you healthy. Here are 7 dry fruits and nuts you must eat every day. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-10-15 08:59:41
How often do you check your breasts? If your answer is never, know that breast cancer is one of the common types of cancer in women. Since October is breast cancer awareness month, here are the signs you need to look out for. 1- Discharge from nipples: Unless you are pregnant or breast feeding, any discharge from the nipple is not a sign of a healthy breast, says Dr Sumeet Shah, Consultant Surgical Oncologist, Mumbai. If you have bloody discharge or white fluid with blood stains, it’s time to consult a gynaecologist. 2- Swelling/change in texture: The skin around your nipples is soft and supple, but in case of breast cancer, it turns thick and hard. You can even feel peeling of the skin around the nipples and even the nipples take an orange tint. Although not quite common, you may feel swelling in the entire breast or a part of it. Whatever, might be the cause, it is not a bad idea to consult a doctor at the earliest. 3- Pain in the breast: If you feel constant pain or tenderness in the breast, then you should visit a doctor without any delay. Because, it may indicate changes in the breast tissue that in turn lead to pain. 4- Skin irritation/dimpling: Usually, nipples face outwards and do not cause any irritation. However, if you have been experiencing irritation around nipples or an inward pull, it might indicate breast cancer. In such a case, performing a breast self examination might help you out. 5-A lump in the breast: Finding a lump in the breast is not an easy job, unless you regularly examine your breasts. However, a knot or a hard painless lump in one or both breast calls for a mammogram. 6- Swelling or lump in the armpit: Lymph nodes present in the arms might get inflamed due to an infection. But, the presence of hard knots or lumps in the armpits can indicate breast cancer. Don’t worry, but consult your doctor to know the exact cause and get treated. More»
Amwal Al English - 2015-10-11 13:23:15
Since 1985, each year the fight against breast cancer is marked around the world in the month of October. This year in Egypt a number of entities have launched a series of events aimed to highlight the fight against breast cancer and spread awareness. In Egypt, breast cancer accounts for up to 35 percent of all cancer cases, according to the National Cancer Institute. It has the lion's share of the media spotlight, but it is only one of a number of types of cancer that affect women. The fight against gynecological cancers is marked yearly around the world in September. Organising events and campaigns that focus on the multifaceted experience that breast cancer patients and their relatives deal with has become a tradition in recent years and prompted instant success in reaching more and more women, spreading awareness and shedding light on stories of bravery that bring hope to those facing the long journey of treatment. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-08-29 08:51:44
Ginger Ginger has long been used in folk medicine to treat everything from colds to constipation. Ginger can be used fresh, in powdered form (ginger spice), or candied. Although the flavor between fresh and ground ginger is significantly different, they can be substituted for one another in many recipes. In general, you can replace 1/8 teaspoon of ground ginger with 1 tablespoon of fresh grated ginger, and vice versa. Consuming ginger and ginger products, in addition to taking any anti-nausea medications as prescribed, may provide some comfort for a queasy stomach during cancer treatment. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-08-18 08:51:06
The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns. The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The inability to control the level of sugar in the blood can lead to blindness and amputations and is a massive drain on NHS resources. The NHS said it was time to tackle poor lifestyle, which is a major factor behind the rise. Diabetes UK called for the NHS to improve care for patients and for greater efforts to prevent diabetes. Roughly 90% of cases are type 2 diabetes, which is the form closely linked to diet and obesity. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-08-16 09:18:20
Once the initial joy over finally seeing some sun subsides, going about your day during a heatwave can be difficult. According to Telegraph, here is a list of ten helpful tips to ensure you get through this heatwave with ease. 1. Stock up on sunscreen The sun is at its strongest point between 11am and 3pm, so make sure you're covered in sunscreen if you're likely to be outside during these times. Cancer Research UK recommends the use of at least a factor 15 sunscreen. If you're unsure about how powerful the sun is during other times of the day, the Met Office recommends checking your shadow: "If your shadow is shorter than you are, then the sun is strong." • This is how suncream actually protects your skin 2. Eat a balanced diet As well as regulating your weight, your metabolism also keeps your body temperature at the right level. As it gets warmer, you body doesn't need to work as hard to maintain your body temperature and you can often lose your appetite - especially if you're not used to the hot weather. This means you lose a lot of salt through sweating. Make sure to eat a balanced diet to keep your salt levels normal so your body doesn't overheat. 3. Turn off your electricals Keep the number of electrical appliances you have turned on to a minimum. Laptops, light bulbs, ovens, microwaves, and other electrical appliances generate unnecessary heat. 4. Avoid alcohol As tempting as it might be to pop open a bottle of your favourite wine and recline in your garden, alcohol can promote dehydration. It acts as a diuretic, meaning you urinate more than usual after drinking. If you can't resist a glass, make sure you drink plenty of water alongside it to replace the lost fluids. • Drinking wine every night hasn't done me any harm 5. Walk Public transport can be a nightmare during the best of times. Combine that with hundreds of hot and sweaty commuters and public transport services without air conditioning, it's a recipe for disaster. If you can walk to your destination, opt for that instead. But remember to stay in the shade. If public transport is unavoidable, make sure to bring a bottle of water with you. • There's nowhere to go in London for peace and quiet 6. Wear lightweight clothes The NHS recommends wearing loose, breathable and lightweight clothing, in light colours, specifically cotton and linen. 7. Avoid physical exertion Activities such as outdoor exercise, DIY and gardening should be avoided during a heatwave. If you feel compelled to do them, leave it until the cooler parts of the day like the early morning or evening. • Most frequent gym-goers are not who you think they are 8. Get indoor plants Place indoor plants and bowls of water around your home as the evaporation helps cool the air. 9. Avoid electric fans In extreme temperatures, reaching above 35°C, electric fans may cause dehydration instead of providing relief from the heat. Don't aim the fan directly at your body and have regular drinks. This is especially important if you are ill and confined to bed during a heatwave. 10. Look out for your pets Remember your pets aren't immune to high temperatures. In 2014, the British Veterinary Association reported that 48 per cent of vets treated animals for conditions related to hot weather. Make sure they have plenty of fresh, clean water to drink, and avoid exercising them at the hottest points of the day. The PDSA also recommends trimming your pet's fur at the beginning of the summer to help them keep cool. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-08-15 09:21:58
Castor oil has long been used in the history of beauty treatments. It is one such natural ingredient which is often used in a list of cosmetics for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It is an answer to hair problems like hair thinning, dry scalp, hair loss, split ends, etc.  The nutrients like vitamin E, minerals and proteins boost the health of the hair and work magic for exceptional hair growth. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-08-02 10:00:17
Playing team sports and exercising during adolescence can have long-lasting benefits for women and may even reduce their risk of dying from cancer and other causes later in life, a new study showed on Friday. Researchers who analyzed how often women exercised while in their teens found that being active for just 1.3 hours a week had a positive impact as they got older. "The main finding is that exercise during adolescence is associated with a reduced risk of mortality, or death, in middle aged to older women," Sarah J. Nechuta, an assistant professor of medicine at Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, said in an interview. Women who were physically active in their teens had a 16 percent lower risk of dying from cancer and a 15 percent decreased risk of death from all causes, according to the study. "Our results support the importance of promoting exercise participation in adolescence," said Nechuta, "and highlight the critical need for the initiation of disease prevention early in life." The findings, which are published in the journal "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention" are based on data from a study of 75,000 women from Shanghai, China led by Wei Zheng at the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center. Although the findings were based on data on women in China, the benefits of exercising during the teen years could be applicable to all women. "It general, there is no reason to believe that exercise participation would differ in the effect on women in general regardless of where they live," Nechuta said. Women in the study were aged between 40 to 70 years old when they were recruited from 1996 to 2000. They were interviewed about lifestyle factors and how much they exercised during their teens. There were 5,282 deaths after an average of nearly 13 years of follow-up, including 2,375 deaths from cancer and 1,620 from cardiovascular disease. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-07-13 12:33:04
You have read umpteen number of articles on the benefits of drinking green tea. There are studies that prove it too. But, do you know that the almost magical properties of this drink can be put to other good uses? Green tea contains polyphenols, which are the key ingredient in many cosmetics. Research shows that polyphenols exhibit not just antioxidant, but anti-melanogenic and anti-wrinkle properties. This is one of the reasons, polyphenols are a part of many cosmetics that claim to have anti-ageing and skin lightening ingredients. More»