Olive Oil Offers Promising Role in Treatment of Bladder Cancer

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For nearly 35 years the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) strain, derived from Mycobacterium bovis (a slow-growing aerobic bacterium that can cause tuberculosis), has been the most effective immunotherapy used against non-invasive bladder cancer. However, due to high risk of serious infection and lower tolerance from BCG treatment in some cancer patients, efforts have been concentrated on [...]

Mediterranean Diet, Heavy on the Olive Oil, Can Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

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According to a new review conducted by researchers in the U.S., a Mediterranean diet with no restriction of good fats like olive oil was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and type 2 diabetes. The review and meta-analysis gathered data from Ovid Medline, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library from 1990 through April [...]

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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Traditionally a low fat diet has been prescribed to prevent various diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. While studies have shown that high fat diets may increase the risk of certain diseases such as cancer and diabetes, it appears that it is the type of fat that counts rather than the amount of fat. We now [...]