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Cut Chemo Side Effects: More antioxidants may reduce adverse effects

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Many children undergoing chemotherapy have nutritional deficiencies that may be increasing unwanted side effects of the treatment, say researchers from Columbia University in New York, NY. In a study on 103 children aged 1 to 18 years undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia, only 66% met dietary recommendations for vitamin E, 30% for total carotenoids, 59% for [...]

Spice Inhibits Breast Cancer: Animal study with curcumin very promising, say researchers

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Curcumin, the main ingredient of turmeric and the compound that gives curry its mustard-yellow color, inhibits metastasis to the lungs of mice with breast cancer, report researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The study reports that the spice appears to shut down a protein active in the spread of breast [...]

Can Herb Help Chemotherapy Nausea? Study to put ginger to the test

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Ginger has been used for thousands of years to prevent or treat nausea. Now researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center are leading a national trial to determine if this plant can help people with cancer avoid nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy. Typically, chemotherapy patients take a regimen of anti-nausea drugs that effectively [...]