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Cranberry may fight cancer spread

Compounds in cranberries, called proanthocyanidins, have inhibited the growth of human lung, colon and leukaemia cancer cells, without affecting healthy cells, according to a recent study from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. In this study, the researchers isolated a proanthocyanidin-rich fraction of a whole cranberry extract and tested it on several tumour cells. The study showed [...]

Cranberry may fight cancer spread 2015-09-09T13:49:26+00:00

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

Melatonin: Cancer Role? Canadian researchers urge more studies

Melatonin may have a role in the treatment of cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pineal Research. Researchers say that the results are so compelling that cancer funding agencies should be eager to support clinical trials to evaluate its therapeutic role in a variety of cancers. Melatonin is a hormone [...]

Melatonin: Cancer Role? Canadian researchers urge more studies 2018-02-15T15:53:02+00:00

Nutrients Protect Prostate: Lycopene and vitamin E found to inhibit tumours

A study by Dutch and German researchers has provided evidence that lycopene may be able to inhibit the growth of prostate tumours and that its effect may be enhanced if it is combined with vitamin E. A number of studies already show that high intake of lycopene – a carotenoid that gives the red colour [...]

Nutrients Protect Prostate: Lycopene and vitamin E found to inhibit tumours 2015-09-09T13:50:28+00:00

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