Climate change may provoke new ozone holes over populated areas in two different ways – increasing risk of skin cancers

In a couple of weeks’ time humanity can celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, our greatest environmental success story. In the margins of this good news there are however also a few new ozone concerns. Climate change may … Continue reading

Anti-cancer supplements need plant-based proteins to be effective

According to the UN next month the world’s 7 billionth human inhabitant will be born. We have a feeling it’s gonna be a girl and we hope her metabolism will show some similarity to that of a lab rat. If … Continue reading

WHO meeting on non-communicable diseases

WHO increases awareness of rising death rates due to non-communicable diseases (diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, obesity, cancer). Estimates are that rates in Africa, Middle East and Asia will rise by 50% by 2030. More details from the WHO Moscow … Continue reading

Hormone Replacement Therapy still troublesome

Findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (volume 103:296-305) indicate that taking HRT at the time of or shortly after onset of menopause significantly increases the risk of developing breast cancer compared with those who took a … Continue reading