Research Team that works on the Science Health Research Summaries and other research projects.

High-fiber Diets and Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer

Following a high-fiber diet may help to ward off breast cancer in premenopausal and postmenopausal women.

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Smoking, Alcohol, and Biliary Tract Cancer Risk: A Pooling Project of 26 Prospective Studies

Alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking may trigger the development of biliary tract cancer.

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  • 2019
  • Emma E McGee, Sarah S Jackson, Jessica L Petrick, Alison L Van Dyke, Hans-Olov Adami, Demetrius Albanes, Gabriella Andreotti, Laura E Beane-Freeman, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, Julie E Buring, Andrew T Chan, Yu Chen, Gary E Fraser, Neal D Freedman, Yu-Tang Gao, Susan M Gapstur, J Michael Gaziano, Graham G Giles, Eric J Grant, Francine Grodstein, Patricia Hartge, Mazda Jenab, Cari M Kitahara, Synnove F Knutsen, Woon-Puay Koh, Susanna C Larsson, I-Min Lee, Linda M Liao, Juhua Luo, Roger L Milne, Kristine R Monroe, Marian L Neuhouser, Katie M O'Brien, Ulrike Peters, Jenny N Poynter, Mark P Purdue, Kim Robien, Dale P Sandler, Norie Sawada, Catherine Schairer, Howard D Sesso, Tracey G Simon, Rashmi Sinha, Rachael Stolzenberg-Solomon, Shoichiro Tsugane, Renwei Wang, Elisabete Weiderpass, Stephanie J Weinstein, Emily White, Alicja Wolk, Jian-Min Yuan, Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Xuehong Zhang, Bin Zhu, Katherine A McGlynn, Peter T Campbell, Jill Koshiol
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Is Alcohol Intake Associated With Low Back Pain? A Systematic Review of Observational Studies

People with drinking disorder (alcohol dependence) may be highly vulnerable to suffering from pain in the lower back.

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  • 2013
  • Paulo Henrique Ferreira, Marina Barros Pinheiro, Gustavo Carvalho Machado, Manuela Loureiro Ferreira
  • Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 1825, Australia. paulo.ferreira@sydney.edu.au
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Cruciferous Vegetables Consumption and the Risk of Female Lung Cancer: A Prospective Study and a Meta-Analysis

Increasing the amounts and frequency of consumption of cruciferous vegetables may strengthen a woman's defenses against lung cancer.

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Physical Activity and the Risk of Gallstone Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Engaging in physical activity regularly may knock down an individual's risk of suffering from gallstone disease.

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  • 2017
  • Yan-Peng Zhang, Ya-Lei Zhao, Yu-Ling Sun, Rong-Tao Zhu, Wei-Jie Wang, Jian Li
  • Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Institute of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases, Zhengzhou University, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, School of Medicine, Zhengzhou, P.R. China.
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Meat Subtypes and Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Pooled Analysis of 6 Cohort Studies in Japan

Consistent consumption of a high meat diet rich in beef, pork, and processed meats may increase an individual's susceptibility to colon cancer.

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  • 2019
  • Zobida Islam, Shamima Akter, Ikuko Kashino, Tetsuya Mizoue, Norie Sawada, Nagisa Mori, Yoko Yamagiwa, Shoichiro Tsugane, Mariko Naito, Akiko Tamakoshi, Keiko Wada, Chisato Nagata, Yumi Sugawara, Ichiro Tsuji, Keitaro Matsuo, Hidemi Ito, Yingsong Lin, Yuri Kitamura, Atsuko Sadakane, Keitaro Tanaka, Taichi Shimazu, Manami Inoue, Research Group for the Development and Evaluation of Cancer Prevention Strategies in Japan
  • Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Center for Clinical Sciences, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Epidemiology and Prevention Group, Research Center for Public Health Sciences, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan. Department of Oral Epidemiology, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima, Japan. Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.
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A Prospective Analysis of Red and Processed Meat Consumption and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Women

Fondness for grilled (barbecued) red meat and processed meats may spur the development of colorectal cancer in women.

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  • 2020
  • Suril S Mehta, Whitney D Arroyave, Ruth M Lunn, Yong-Moon Mark Park, Windy A Boyd, Dale P Sandler
  • Office of the Report on Carcinogens, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. suril.mehta@nih.gov. ntegrated Laboratory Systems, Morrisville, North Carolina. Office of the Report on Carcinogens, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Office of Health Assessment and Translation, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
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Alcohol Drinking Increased the Risk of Advanced Colorectal Adenomas

Habitual consumers of alcohol are highly liable to have advanced and multiple adenomas in their colon and rectum.

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Heme Iron From Meat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Meta-Analysis and a Review of the Mechanisms Involved

High dietary ingestion of heme iron from meat may promote the development of colon cancer.

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Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis: Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Colorectal Serrated Polyp

Moderate and heavy intake of alcohol may foster the development and growth of serrated polyps in the colon and rectum.

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  • 2015
  • Yu-Ming Wang, Qin-Yi Zhou, Jin-Zhou Zhu, Ke-Fu Zhu, Chao-Hui Yu, You-Ming Li
  • Department of Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, #79 Qingchun Road, Hangzhou, 310003, Zhejiang Province, China.
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Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Patients With Alcoholism: A Nationwide, Population-Based Nested Case-Control Study

Alcohol dependence (alcoholism) might be a risk factor for colorectal cancer.

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  • 2020
  • Tzu-Chiao Lin, Wu-Chien Chien, Je-Ming Hu, Nian-Sheng Tzeng, Chi-Hsiang Chung, Ta-Wei Pu, Cheng-Wen Hsiao, Chao-Yang Chen
  • Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Department of Medical Research, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Department of Psychiatry, Tri-Service General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Student Counseling Center, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Taiwanese Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Association, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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Alcohol Drinking and the Risk of Colorectal Adenoma: A Dose-Response Meta-Analysis

Colorectal adenomas are more likely to occur among individuals who consumed more than 2 drinks per day.

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  • 2015
  • Qiwen Ben, Lifu Wang, Jun Liu, Aihua Qian, Qi Wang, Yaozong Yuan
  • Department of Gastroenterology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University Department of Integrative Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
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