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Pomegranate for Prostate: Extract combats cancer cells, say researchers

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The extract or juice of the pomegranate shows major promise to combat prostate cancer, say researchers at University of Wisconsin Medical School. Earlier research has shown that the pomegranate is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity, and is effective against tumours in mouse skin. In fact, pomegranate juice has higher anti-oxidant activity than do red [...]

Olive Oil for Pain? Compounds have anti-inflammatory action, say researchers

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A naturally occurring chemical found in extra-virgin olive oils is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, report scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and collaborators at the University of Pennsylvania. Named “oleocanthal” by the researchers, the compound inhibits activity of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes, similar to the action of ibuprofen. The finding is significant because inflammation increasingly [...]

Natural Anti-inflammatory: Devil’s claw equally effective as drugs

By | June 12th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

The herb devil’s claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) is a traditional south African anti-inflammatory remedy for pain and has been used in Europe to relieve pain from osteoarthritis over the past 50 years. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Freiburg, Germany, treated patients with low-back pain with either 60 mg of devil’s claw or [...]