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Dr. Nagaraj

Nashville, Tennessee
I am a cancer researcher who has many years of research experience in Nutrition and Oncology. Currently, I am a faculty member at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA.
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Foods containing dietary fiber can help to prevent cancer by Dr. Nagaraj 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The concept of dietary fiber arose from observations of the low prevalence of colon cancer, diabetes and coronary heart disease in parts of Africa amongst people whose diets ... Read on »
Phytochemicals which can prevent Cancer: recent investigations by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Phytochemicals which can prevent cancer: From veggie burgers to milk to protein bars, soy beans are known as a nutrient rich ingredient- there are studies showing soy ... Read on »
Phytochemicals to prevent cancer by Dr. Nagaraj 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Plants contain a wide range of biologically active compounds, some of which are known as phytochemicals. There may be as many as 100000 different compounds, which determine pa ... Read on »
Freezing and cooling food can cause cancer ? by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Freezing and cooling by use of natural ice and snow is a method of food preservation traditionally available only in cold climates or in winter in temperate climates. Natural ... Read on »
Aflatoxin Contamination Causes Cancer: A Worldwide Evaluation by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Mycotoxins are toxins produced by certain moulds or fungi. Although moulds that contaminate foods are usually destroyed by cooking temperatures, the toxins they produce may re ... Read on »
Natural Cures for Cancer by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Study on grapeseed extract, vitamin D, spices (turmeric and black pepper), resveratrol, selenium and chaparral revealed that they are natural cures for many cancers. Gr ... Read on »
Obesity and Cancer Risk by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Excess energy from food is stored as fat in the body inadipose tissue. The amount of this body tissue varies more from person to person than any other type (such as muscle, ... Read on »
Cereal Grain Consumption and Cancer Risk by Dr. Nagaraj 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Many of the cereals (grains) that we consume are refined. Grains are first broken into pieces and then refined, sifting away the bran, germ and, usually, the aleurone layer. ... Read on »
New cancer 'vaccine' against brain tumor by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer claimed the life of Sen. Edward Kennedy and 17,000 others every year. Conventional treatments have never of ... Read on »
Additives, Contaminants and Cancer by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Any chemicals that have a useful function in the production, processing, or preservation of foods or drinks may nevertheless be toxic, and possiblymutagenic   orcarcinogenic ... Read on »
Cigarette Smoking and Oral Cancer by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Head and neck cancers are a group of related neoplasms that arise in the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. Almost 600000 new cases of head and neck cancer and 300000 death ... Read on »
Cigarette Smoking and Lung Cancer by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cigarette smoking has been identified as the second leading risk factor for death from any cause worldwide. In 2000, an estimated 4.83 million deaths were attributed to c ... Read on »
Hepatitis Viruses and Liver Cancer by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Liver Cancer Hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses are causes of liver cancer. The former appears to act directly by damaging cells and their DNA. The latter shows an indirect effect, medi ... Read on »
Regulation of additives and contaminants in foods and drinks by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Any chemicals that have a useful function in the production, processing, or preservation of foods or drinks may nevertheless be toxic, and possibly mutagenic or carcinogenic ... Read on »
Conventional and Unconventional Therapies for Cancer Survivors by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cancer survivors are people who are living with a diagnosis of cancer, including those who have recovered. Awareness of cancer survival has increased greatly since the 1990s ... Read on »
Lung cancer metastasis: new drugs in the market? by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Lung cancer: The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body as you breathe in. They release carbon dioxide, a was ... Read on »
Pancreatic cancer: a deadly disease by Dr. Nagaraj Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer What is Pancreatic Cancer? The pancreas is a long, flat gland that lies in the abdomen behind the stomach. It produces enzymes that aid digestion and certain hormones tha ... Read on »