Research Roundup

July 2004
Environmental Nutrition;Jul2004, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p8
The article presents information on several researches. Selenium may slow progression of prostate cancer, according to new findings from the Physicians' Health Study of more than 1,100 men. Eating fish may lower the risk of developing leukemia, myeloma and non Hodgkin's lymphoma, say Australian researchers who analyzed data from more than 2,700 Canadians with one of these three cancers and 4,000 controls. Having fat deep within the abdomen increases the risk of high blood pressure, according to University of Washington researchers who measured the body fat of 300 middle-aged and older Japanese-Americans by CAT scan.


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