Neu5Gc, red meat, dairy products, and risk for cancer

A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences appears to offer a real explanation for the association between consumption of red meat and risk for cancer. … READ MORE …

The prostate cancer risk and red meat saga (continued)

A new paper in the journal Carcinogenesis reports data that “support a role for carcinogens that accumulate in meats cooked at high temperatures as potential [prostate cancer] risk factors, and may support a role for heterocyclic amines in [prostate cancer] etiology.” … READ MORE …

“I just want to give it my best shot, and the good Lord willing …”

This is the immortal and clichéd phrase spoken by Tim Robbins playing Calvin “Meat” LaLoosh to the attractive young reporter as he starts his career in the Majors near the end of Bull Durham. And now we know that the meat isn’t as bad an actor (in the development of prostate cancer) as the reviewers had been suggesting! … READ MORE …