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Ginseng fights ulcer-causing bacteria

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori causes gastric inflammation, ulceration and DNA damage and underlies the majority of cases of peptic ulcers. About 20% of people under 40 and half of those over 60 years have the gut bacteria. The World Health Organization has defined H. pylori as a class I carcinogen. Past studies have [...]

Cancer Killer? Green tea shows promise in leukemia

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that a component in green tea helps kill cells of the most common leukemia in the United States. The research using laboratory cell cultures shows that a component of green tea known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) helps kill leukemia cells by interrupting the communication signals they need to survive. The leukemia [...]