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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                18 a Herald2eituna O Wednesday October Prostate cancer slowed by lowfat diet research shows WASHINGTON AP Eating lean could become a key part of treat ing prostate cancer if clinical studies confirm laboratory findings that a low fat diet cuts the rate of tumor growth by at least half A study published today in the Jour nal of the National Cancer Institute showed that human prostate cancer tumors in mice fed lowfat food grew at a markedly slower rate than did tumors in mice fed a diet enriched with the fat levels typically consumed by American men What we found was astonishing to said Dr William R Fair a mem ber of a research team at Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center in New York Tumors didnt disappear but the decrease in growth was really Prostate cancer generally is slow growing said Fair and if it can be slowed even more by reducing fat then it is possible that many men wouldnt need anything more than dietary Most prostate cancers develop around the age of 60 said Fair and if we are able to a tell a 60yearold that he could do something to slow growth of the cancer for 30 years thats the same as a cure for most In the mouse study Fair and his col leagues injected prostate cancer cells into special laboratory mice that can grow human cancers The mice at the time were being fed a corn oil diet that included percent fat about the same fat content as the diet of the average American male adult Once the prostate cancer tumors started growing in the mice the ani mals were divided into four groups and each group started receiving dif ferent levels of fat ranging from a high of percent to a low of percent fat per calorie After 11 weeks the mice were killed and tumor growth was measured along with blood chemistry Tumor growth was 2 times greater in mice on the highfat diet than for mice on the lowestfat diet For mice on a percent fat diet the tumor growth was about half that of the mice on the highestfat diet Fair said the mouse study is unique because it showed the growth of ejcist ing prostate tumors could be slowed by switching from a highfat to a lean diet Dietary effects also were reflected in tested levels of prostate specific anti gen or PSA in the rodents blood High levels of PSA often indicate can cer growth Mice on the leanest diet had PSA counts about 35 percent of the level of mice on the highfat diets Dr J Michael Gaziano and Dr Charles H Hennekens both of Harvard Medical School said in a Journal edi torial that the findings have con tributed important and relevant data to an emerging body of evidence on dietary fat and risk of prostate can World Nation Briefs Iraqi deserter captured by Kuwaiti soldiers i KUWAIT AP Police have arrested an Iraqi soldier who crossed the desert border into Kuwait Interior Ministry spokesman Lt Col Adel alIbrahim said Tuesday the man was arrested Monday He would not give the soldiers name but said he was unarmed The man told Kuwaiti authorities he was an army deserter and had fled to Kuwait to avoid punishment the pro government AlAnba newspaper said Tuesday AlIbrahim refused to comment on the report in AlAnBa which also said the soldier told interrogators that Sad dam Husseins regime had massed troops in the southern region of Al Zubair to subdue opposition The Sunday Times of London report ed Iraq was massing troops and armor near the border with Kuwait in what threatened to be a replay of its August 1990 invasion of the emirate Washington has played down the report saying there appeared to be no imminent danger to Flood waters sweep 129 to their deaths in Bangladesh DHAKA Bangladesh AP At least 129 people have been reported killed by floods in northern Bangladesh including 13 children who drowned after being swept from their homes In Dhaka the Relief Ministry has recorded only 25 deaths since monsoon floods began devastating the region Sept 27 Newspapers which on Tues day put the death toll at 129 oftenreport fatalities from natural disasters ahead of the government The Bangladesh Observer said at least 13 children were washed away Monday from flooded homes in the hardhit districts of Bogra Gaibandha Naogaon Rangpur and Dinajpur Ten other people drowned in flood waters in the northern region Monday and poisonous snakes flushed out by the floods killed five people the news paper said The Relief Ministry said the floods have affected million people in 14 northern districts Newspapers said at least people have been left homeless and that homes have been destroyed Mom acquitted of murder after kids die in sweltering car McMINNVILLE Term AP A mother was acquitted of murder but convicted of abusing her two toddlers who died after she left them in a swel tering car while she drank in her boyfriends motel room Jennie Bain Ducker faces 15 to 25 years in prison for each of two counts of aggravated child abuse in the deaths of her sons Devin 2 and Dustin 1 She is to be sentenced Nov 9 I think she wants punishment She feels very said her attorney Mike Galligan Its her parents that are hurting Theyve lost two grand children and a Galligan said he would appeal Ducker 20 who had been free on bond tearfully embraced her parents before being taken into custody The boys were overcome with heat June 6 after their mother left them strapped in their car seats for at least eight hours while she drank and then fell asleep in a boyfriends motel room The temperature inside the car reached an estimated 120 Her blood alcohol at the time she fell asleep was estimated to be nearly dou ble the states legal limit for intoxication Indians receive jail sen tences after attack on pizza delivery man EVERETT Wash AP A judge sentenced two Indian teenagers to prison for an attack on a pizza delivery driver cutting short an experiment in justice in which the youths were ban ished to remote Alaskan islands Snohomish County Judge John Allendoerfer said Tuesday he was end ing the yearlong judicial rehabilitation experiment because of flaws which unfortunately threaten its credibility and The judge said he saw dramatic changes for the good in Simon Roberts and Adrian Guthrie both 18 but there were too many problems with banish ment including reports of unautho rized travel and infighting among Alas ka tribal judges Save 50 and more on AREA RUGS at Rhoads Interiors 6253477 943 Walnut New Braunfels Our Gruene location announces new winter hours effective Monday October 2nd Monday Thursday am to pm Friday Saturday 1 ItOOam to 1111 1994 Dodge Dakota Club Cab LE V6 AT Sliding Rear Window Chrome Wheeli 13813 Miles Like New 1993 Chrysler Town Country Hunter Green V6 Lather Ail Bag Dual Cassette Cruise Tilt Sunscreen Quid Command Seating Luggage Rack Cut Aluminum Milfase 1993 Dodge Ton Eagle Conversion Van White Jade V8 A Tim Rear Power Trim TV P Windows p Locks 2 Cutout One Owner Super Clean 1993 Buick Regal Custom 4 Dr V6 A Trans 4 Wheel Duck Brakes P Cruise 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