VegNews Daily

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Lung Cancer

A recent study out of Shanghai finds a correlation between high red meat intake and increased risk of developing lung cancer.

The Annals of Oncology journal recently published a study out of the Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, which exposes the connection between diets high in red meat and an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The extensive analysis, comprised of meta-analysis of data from several studies, included 23 case-control and 11 cohort studies, with adjustments made for smoker and non-smoker participants. The researchers found that men and women with the highest intake of red meat increased their risk of developing the life-threatening disease by 35 and 34 percent respectively, compared to those who with low intake. Previous studies out of the University of Southern California and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California have linked red meat to prostate and bladder cancer because of its carcinogenic compounds.

Earth Reaches Carbon Level Tipping Point

Carbon levels are officially at 400 parts per million, which scientists warn is beyond repair.
Read More »

Ireland's Former President Urges Young Leaders to Go Vegan

Mary Robinson says, "Eat less meat or no meat at all."
Read More »

McDonald's Shuts Down at a Children's Hospital

Kentucky's Kosair Children's Hospital takes a step toward eliminating fast food.
Read More »

NFL Says Vegan Players are "Breaking the Mold"

National Football League promotes David Carter and Griff Whalen for breaking common "beefy" stereotypes.
Read More »

Number of Doctors Interested in Vegan Nutrition Quadruples

Record attendance at a plant-based nutrition conference shows an unprecedented interest in fighting disease by prescribing a vegan diet over pharmaceuticals.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »