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Ginger study shows anti-tumour power

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Feverfew Finding: Herb compound may kill leukemia cells

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Green tea inhibits cancer cells

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Anticancer Tea: Green tea compounds inhibit cancer cells

By | June 22nd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

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 [...]