turmeric

IBS patients find hope with turmeric

IBS affects an estimated 20% of North Americans, with symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence, heartburn and fatigue. A recent study from the University of Reading in the UK has found that an extract of turmeric can help relieve symptoms of IBS. In this study, 207 volunteers were divided into two groups and [...]

IBS patients find hope with turmeric 2018-02-15T15:52:55+00:00

Spice Inhibits Breast Cancer: Animal study with curcumin very promising, say researchers

Curcumin, the main ingredient of turmeric and the compound that gives curry its mustard-yellow color, inhibits metastasis to the lungs of mice with breast cancer, report researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The study reports that the spice appears to shut down a protein active in the spread of breast [...]

Spice Inhibits Breast Cancer: Animal study with curcumin very promising, say researchers 2018-02-15T15:53:07+00:00

Spice may Help Cystic Fibrosis: Turmeric component corrects gene defect

Researchers at Yale University and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto report that curcumin, a compound in the spice turmeric, corrects the defect of cystic fibrosis in mice. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a debilitating and ultimately fatal genetic disorder. It causes the lungs and gastrointestinal tract to become clogged with thick mucous secretions and [...]

Spice may Help Cystic Fibrosis: Turmeric component corrects gene defect 2015-09-09T13:50:27+00:00

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