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Pan-Frying Responsible For Increased Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2012-08-17 15:43:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There's nothing like good ole' pan fried meat to get your prostate up and running for its life, and as awesome as it would be to grab some fresh bacon and throw it onto a skillet to fry, scientists say you are putting yourself at risk of prostate cancer. University of Southern California researchers found that cooking red meats at high temperatures, especially pan-fried red meats, can increase your risk of the cancer by up to 40...

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2011-03-22 13:54:38

If given the choice between eating a hot dog or enjoying some rotisserie chicken, consider the hot dog. That's because hot dogs, as well as pepperoni and deli meats, are relatively free of carcinogenic compounds, according to Kansas State University research. But it's a not-so-happy ending for bacon and rotisserie chicken -- especially chicken skin -- because both have higher levels of cancerous material. J. Scott Smith, professor of food chemistry, and a K-State research team have been...

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2010-12-16 10:16:03

By Shelley Littin, NASA Space Grant intern, University of Arizona Research conducted by UA microbiologist Sadhana Ravishankar has shown that a compound in oregano reduces the formation of potentially cancer-causing compounds that can form in grilled meat. Adding oregano to meat before grilling could reduce the formation of potentially cancer-causing compounds by up to 78 percent, University of Arizona researchers have found. The spice also helps inactivate harmful E. coli O157:H7 in the...

2010-08-02 17:08:14

A new study suggests that consuming specific compounds in meat related to processing methods may be associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may be relevant for understanding the role of dietary exposures in cancer risk. Eating red and processed meats has been linked to an increased risk of developing several different types of cancer. Animal studies have identified a...

2010-04-19 14:08:07

Genetic variants in metabolism pathway further raise likelihood People who eat meat frequently, especially meat that is well done or cooked at high temperatures, may have a higher chance of developing bladder cancer, according to a large study at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 101st Annual Meeting 2010. This risk appears to increase in people with certain genetic variants. "It's well known that meat cooked at high...

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2009-04-22 08:03:08

Meat cooked at high temperatures to the point of burning and charring may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 100th Annual Meeting 2009. Kristin Anderson, Ph.D., associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, said the finding was linked to consumption of well and very well done meats cooked by frying, grilling or barbecuing. Cooking in this way can form carcinogens, which do not form...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.