Tag Archives: cancer

Can chewing gum kill you? Common food additive could lead to colorectal cancer

Scientists can’t prove titanium dioxide is dangerous and they can’t prove it’s safe — but this common food whitener is almost impossible to avoid, and manufacturers aren’t required to list it as an ingredient. Titanium dioxide is behind the sheen on sweets and the bleach-white colour of toothpastes and chewing gums, but new research shows… Read More »

Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer

Bottles of Roundup weed killer move along the production line at the herbicide manufacturing facility operated by Monsanto. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bayer on Monday was ordered by a Northern California jury to pay more than $ 2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the… Read More »

Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study

Raspberries, blueberries, apples, citrus fruits, plums, onions, coffee, red wine, cocoa and wholewheat, rice, corn and oats are rich in phenolic acid. (stock photo) Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study Independent.ie A diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer, research suggests.… Read More »