Sugar Clinical Studies

Sugar & Cancer:

Detection of carbohydrates on the surface of cancer and normal cells by topography and recognition imaging

Coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drink intake and pancreatic cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies

Refined-sugar intake and the risk of colorectal cancer in humans

O’Connell, M. P.1Weeraratna, A. T.1 A spoonful of sugar makes the melanoma go: the role of heparan sulfate proteoglycans in melanoma metastasis, Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research; Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p1133-1147, 15p.

Life-span exposure to low doses of aspartame beginning during prenatal life increases cancer effects in rats

Formaldehyde derived from dietary aspartame binds to tissue components in vivo

Cheng-Chieh Lin, Chia-Ing Li,Chiu-Shong Liu,Wen-Yuan Lin,Ching-Chu Chen,Sing-Yu Yang, Cheng-Chun Lee,Tsai-Chung Li. Annual fasting plasma glucose variation increases risk of cancer incidence and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: the Taichung Diabetes Study, Endocrine-Related Cancer; Aug2012, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p473-483.

Sfanos, Karen S,De Marzo, Angelo M. Prostate cancer and inflammation: the evidence, Histopathology; Jan2012, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p199-215, 17p.

El Mjiyad, NCaro-Maldonado, ARamírez-Peinado, SMuñoz-Pinedo, C.Sugar-free approaches to cancer cell killing, Oncogene; 1/20/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p253-264, 12p.

Calvo, Moisés Blanco1Figueroa, Angélica1Pulido, Enrique Grande2Campelo, Rosario García3Aparicio, Luís Antón. Potential Role of Sugar Transporters in Cancer and Their Relationship with Anticancer Therapy, International Journal of Endocrinology; 2010, p1-14, 14p.

Refined fructose and cancer

Fructose induces transketolase flux to promote pancreatic cancer growth

Direct spectrophotometric determination of serum fructose in pancreatic cancer patients


Sugar & Cardiovascular Disease:

Sugary drinks in the pathogenesis of obesity and cardiovascular diseases

Sugar consumption and global prevalence of obesity and hypertension: an ecological analysis


Sugar & Diabetes:

The role of high-fructose corn syrup in metabolic syndrome and hypertension

Metabolic and behavioural effects of sucrose and fructose/glucose drinks in the rat.

The effect of high sugar intake on the development of periradicular lesions in rats with type 2 diabetes

Moderate amounts of fructose consumption impair insulin sensitivity in healthy young men: a randomized controlled trial

Two unhealthy dietary habits featuring a high fat content and a sucrose-containing beverage intake, alone or in combination, on inducing metabolic syndrome in Wistar rats and C57BL/6J mice.

Endocrine and metabolic effects of consuming beverages sweetened with fructose, glucose, sucrose, or high-fructose corn syrup

Does high sugar consumption exacerbate cardiometabolic risk factors and increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease?

Does sucrose damage kidneys?


Sugar & Inflammation:

Low to moderate sugar-sweetened beverage consumption impairs glucose and lipid metabolism and promotes inflammation in healthy young men: a randomized controlled trial

Expression and role of sugar chains on airway mucus in induction and exacerbation of airway inflammation


Sugar & Obesity:

Sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes: epidemiologic evidence

Effects of sucrose, glucose and fructose on peripheral and central appetite signals

Sugar-sweetened beverages, weight gain, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in young and middle-aged women.

Effects on uric acid, body mass index and blood pressure in adolescents of consuming beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup

Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup in beverages may play a role in the epidemic of obesity


Sugar & Hyperactivity:

Galland, Leo. ADHD, Better Nutrition; Sep99, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p40, 4p.

Aspartame: effects on learning, behavior, and mood.

Avena, Nicole M.1Hoebel, Bartley G. Amphetamine-sensitized rats show sugar-induced hyperactivity (cross-sensitization) and sugar hyperphagia, Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior; Feb2003, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p635, 5p.


Sugar & Depression:

A cross-national relationship between sugar consumption and major depression?


Sugar & Candida

Distribution coefficients of dietary sugars in artificial Candida biofilms

Alteration of the coadherence of Candida albicans with oral bacteria by dietary sugars

The in vitro lysozyme susceptibility of Candida species cultured in sucrose supplemented media.