Tag Archives: Cancer

Can Mushrooms Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

A long-term study of more than 36,000 Japanese men published in the International Journal of Cancer revealed that men who consume mushrooms are less likely to develop prostate cancer, reports Tohoku University. Using two cohorts of Japanese men between ages 40 and 79, researchers monitored participants in 1990 and 1994 with follow-ups in 2014 and… Read More »

Skin cancer risk in athletes: The dangers of ultraviolet radiation

The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. Speaking at The Physiological Society’s Extreme Environmental Physiology conference next week, W. Larry Kenney, Penn State University, will discuss how broad its effects can be, from premature aging to cancer, and how this can be influenced by different skin tones… Read More »