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The role of dietary exposure to heterocyclic aromatic amines and genetic susceptibility in colorectal adenoma etiology
Background: Meat consumption is associated with an elevated risk of colorectal cancer (CRC); exposure to heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs), carcinogens produced when meat is cooked at high temperatures, is one hypothesized ...
Influence of polymorphisms in the thymidylate synthase gene on plasma homocysteine concentration
Background: Significant interest in homocysteine exists due to its established role in embryogenesis, cardiovascular disease and neurotoxicity. This research investigates total plasma homocysteine in the context of ...