leukemia

Ginger study shows anti-tumour power

Ginger is well known as an effective natural remedy for treating nausea related to both motion sickness and morning sickness. In a new study, a pungent compound of ginger called [6]-gingerol, known to have potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities, was investigated for its possible anticancer potential. Researchers at the College of Natural Sciences, Yonsei University [...]

Ginger study shows anti-tumour power 2015-09-09T13:49:26+00:00

Feverfew Finding: Herb compound may kill leukemia cells

A daisy-like plant known as feverfew, found in gardens across North America, is the source of an agent that kills human leukemia stem cells like no other single therapy, say scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center. They say it will take months before a useable compound can be made from parthenolide, the main [...]

Feverfew Finding: Herb compound may kill leukemia cells 2018-02-15T15:53:05+00:00

Cut Chemo Side Effects: More antioxidants may reduce adverse effects

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 [...]

Cut Chemo Side Effects: More antioxidants may reduce adverse effects 2015-09-09T13:49:32+00:00

The Fish Factor: Risk of lymph, blood cancers lower in fish eaters

People who eat fish regularly several times a week are significantly less likely to get cancers of the lymph and hematopoietic system, which include leukaemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and myeloma, suggests a recent study. While a fish-heavy diet is associated with reduced risk of other common cancers, such as breast, prostate and colon cancers, cancers of [...]

The Fish Factor: Risk of lymph, blood cancers lower in fish eaters 2015-09-09T13:50:27+00:00

Green tea inhibits cancer cells

Recent studies have reported that polyphenols, compounds found in green tea, may offer protection against certain cancers and may aid in the destruction of cancer cells. Now, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that another component in green tea helps kill the most common form of leukemia. The component, known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate, kills leukemia cells by [...]

Green tea inhibits cancer cells 2018-02-15T15:53:11+00:00

Cancer Killer? Green tea shows promise in leukemia

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 [...]

Cancer Killer? Green tea shows promise in leukemia 2015-09-09T13:51:10+00:00

Anticancer Tea: Green tea compounds inhibit cancer cells

There’s increasing evidence that green tea offers health benefits, reports the September issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource. Recent studies have reported that polyphenols, compounds found in green tea, may offer protection against certain cancers and may aid in the destruction of cancer cells. Now, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that another component in green [...]

Anticancer Tea: Green tea compounds inhibit cancer cells 2018-02-15T15:53:25+00:00

Folic Acid and Childhood Cancer: Study finds B-vitamin protective against leukemia

Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research have shown that there may be a link between levels of folic acid available to the baby in the womb and leukemia in children. Women are already advised to take supplements of folic acid while trying to conceive and throughout pregnancy to help avoid the risk to the [...]

Folic Acid and Childhood Cancer: Study finds B-vitamin protective against leukemia 2015-09-09T13:51:16+00:00

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