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Can maitake mushroom supplements help cancer patients?

By | June 8th, 2015|HNU Archive|

This was the question posed by researchers at Kobe Pharmaceutical University in Japan. Maitake mushroom has been used for centuries in Asia as an “adaptogen” — a remedy that helps keep many body systems in balance. Several animal studies have supported the use of a special maitake extract supplement called maitake MD-fraction for cancer. It [...]

Four picks from the anticancer A-list

By | May 30th, 2015|HNU Archive|

There’s no question that diet, lifestyle and environmental factors play a large role in cancer risk. So if we eat well, exercise regularly, don’t smoke and avoid pollutants, what else can be done to lower the risk? According to recent studies, there are certain nutrients that provide anticancer protection when consumed in the diet or [...]

Maitake may be new cancer therapy

By | May 29th, 2015|HNU Archive|

In the “war against cancer,” a few natural remedies have shown great promise in recent trials. One of these is maitake mushroom, which contains potent sugar molecules called polysaccharides that increase the activity of the immune system’s white blood cells, T-cells and lymphoid stem cells. Researchers in Japan noted in a recent study that maitake [...]