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Treatment of liver metastases in breast cancer patients improved by low-carb diets

March 28, 2022

A new study by Zeynep Madak-Erdogan (CGD/EIRH/GSP) Associate Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Cancer Center at Illinois Education Program Leader, and her team have found a new mechanism of endocrine resistance in breast cancers metastasized to the liver.


March 28, 2022


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PFAS exposure, high-fat diet drive prostate cells’ metabolism into pro-cancer state

November 12, 2021

Exposure to PFAS – a class of synthetic chemicals utilized in food wrappers, nonstick cookware and other products – reprograms the metabolism of benign and malignant human prostate cells to a more energy efficient state that enables the cells to proliferate at three times the rate of nonexposed cells, a new study in mice found.


November 12, 2021


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Using a multipronged approach to investigate the diet of ancient dogs

February 24, 2021

Coprolites, or fossilized dog feces, are often used to understand the dietary preferences of ancient civilizations. However, the samples are often contaminated, making the analysis difficult. A new study, published in Scientific Reports, uses different techniques to improve the investigation of coprolites. 


February 24, 2021


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