Researchers Dr. Pamela J. Magee from the University of Ulster and Dr. Ian Rowland from the University of Reading (United Kingdom) extensively reviewed the evidence related to soyfood consumption and breast cancer risk (2). They looked at studies focusing on prevention as well as prognosis in women who have had breast cancer….
Anyone who has ever stubbed a toe knows what inflammation feels like. The redness and swelling that follow an injury are part of a normal healthy response of the immune system, which is aimed at healing and protecting damaged tissues. As healing occurs, inflammation disappears. In some people, however, the immune system goes into overdrive, leading to production of compounds that promote low-level chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is thought to contribute to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer….