Diet information source

Controlled amino acid diet 'could help cancer treatment'


Controlled amino acid diet 'could help cancer treatment'
BBC News

A controlled diet that restricts certain amino acids could be used as an additional treatment for some cancer patients, according to Cancer Research UK. Researchers found that removing two non-essential amino acids, serine and glycine, from the diet of mice slowed the development of tumours.The diet could also make traditional cancer treatments more effective. But the report's authors warn against following a do-it-yourself diet.The report by the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the University of Glasgow is published in Nature. The researchers found that the development of lymphoma and intestinal cancer slowed in mice fed a diet without serine and glycine. The restricted diet also made some cancer cells more susceptible to chemicals known as reactive oxygen species. These same chemicals are boosted by chemotherapy and radiotherapy suggesting it could make the treatments more effective at killing cancer cells.

full story

 read more

Related news

Clinical Nutrition Market will register 7% CAGR to cross $80 billion by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.
GlobeNewsWire (press release), California - April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 07:15 ET|Source:Global Market Insights, IncSellbyville, Delaware, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide Clinical Nutrition Market is projected to surpass USD 80 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. ...

more

Clinical Nutrition Market will register 7% CAGR to cross $80 billion by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.
GlobeNewsWire (press release), California - April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 07:15 ET|Source:Global Market Insights, IncSellbyville, Delaware, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide Clinical Nutrition Market is projected to surpass USD 80 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. ...

more

Combining science and culture for a healthier diet | The Japan Times
The Japan Times - July 29, 2018

Name: Erica AngyalURL: www.erica-angyal.comDoB: May 13, 1969Hometown: SydneyYears in Japan: 22Former Miss Universe Japan nutritionist and bestselling author Erica Angyal, whose titles include “Sekai 1 No Bijo Ni Naru Diet†and “Gorgeous Skin in ...

more

Medical nutrition therapy can slow progression of CKD, reduce health care costs
Healio - August 1, 2018

Although medical nutrition therapy can slow the progression of CKD and significantly reduce health care costs, 90% of non-dialysis users never meet with a dietitian, according to a report that appears in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.The ...

more

Medical nutrition therapy can slow progression of CKD, reduce health care costs
Healio - August 1, 2018

Although medical nutrition therapy can slow the progression of CKD and significantly reduce health care costs, 90% of non-dialysis users never meet with a dietitian, according to a report that appears in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.The ...

more

More from United Kingdom

Trending today

Mediterranean Diet Associated with 41% Risk Reduction for AMD

Protecting a patient's eyes may be more heavily influenced by diet than previously thought. A ...

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explains How the Dubrow Diet Is Different From ...

The Dubrow Diet is flying off shelves right now — having quickly soared to a No. ...

The CIA Gave U-2 Pilots a Special Diet So They Wouldn't Have ...

The U-2 spy plane was famous for pushing pilot endurance to the limit. The slow, high-flying ...

The Dubrow Diet Is the No. 1 Book on Amazon — But What ...

The Dubrow Diet is finally on shelves — or, should we say, flying off them? Almost as ...

Weight Watchers rebrands itself for an anti-diet era

print-edition iconPrint edition | BusinessOct 20th 2018 | NEW YORKUP A STEEP flight of stairs ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming