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Tea Targets Cancer: Green tea extract potential anti-cancer agent

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A study on bladder cancer cell lines showed that green tea extract has potential as an anti-cancer agent, proving for the first time that it is able to target cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone. The study also uncovered more about how green tea extract works to counteract the development of cancer, said Jian [...]

Milk thistle has anticancer benefits

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Silibinin, found in milk thistle extract, is a naturally occurring flavonoid shown to have promising anticancer activity. At the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, researchers found that silibinin was beneficial for bladder cancer. Targeting a compound called survivin, which is deregulated in bladder cancer cases, this study treated human bladder cancer cells [...]