The association of coffee intake with liver cancer risk is mediated by biomarkers of inflammation and hepatocellular injury: data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

Background: Higher coffee intake has been purportedly related to a lower risk of liver cancer. However, it remains unclear whether this association may be accounted for by specific biological mechanisms. Objective: We aimed to evaluate the potential mediating roles of inflammatory, metabolic, liver injury, and iron metabolism biomarkers on the association between coffee intake and…

Description of indexes based on the adherence to the ‪Mediterranean‬ ‪dietary‬ pattern: a review

Introducción: los índices de calidad la de dieta son herramientas que sirven para cuantificar el cumplimiento de un patrón dietético definido. Estos índices son una medida combinada de factores dietéticos (grupos alimenticios, alimentos, nutrientes y ratios) y/o estilos de vida. La dieta mediterránea (DM) es un patrón dietético que se caracteriza por sus efectos positivos…

Recesión bibliográfica: Health technology assessment and health policy today: a multifaceted view of their unstable crossroads

Recensión bibliográfica Del Llano Señarís JE, Campillo-Artero C, directores. Health technology assessment and health policy today: a multifaceted view of their unstable crossroads. En: Ortún V, director. Colección «Economía de la salud y gestión sanitaria». Madrid: Springer Healthcare Communications Ibérica; 2014. 156 p. ISBN: 978-84-940118-5-6

Background: Studies of the role of dietary factors in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) development have been limited, and no specific dietary factors have been consistently associated with EOC risk. Objective: We used a nutrient-wide association study approach to systematically test the association between dietary factors and invasive EOC risk while accounting for multiple hypothesis testing…

Vegetable and fruit consumption and the risk of hormone receptor–defined breast cancer in the EPIC cohort

Background: The recent literature indicates that a high vegetable intake and not a high fruit intake could be associated with decreased steroid hormone receptor–negative breast cancer risk. Objective: This study aimed to investigate the association between vegetable and fruit intake and steroid hormone receptor–defined breast cancer risk. Design: A total of 335,054 female participants in…