HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Cancer-fighting foods, supplements explored in day-long symposium, March 25

CHICAGO, March 25 Researchers worldwide are discovering a cornucopia of compounds in foods and dietary supplements that show promise for preventing cancer. More than a dozen research papers on this topic will be presented during a one-day symposium, Natural Products, Diets and Cancer Prevention, on Sunday, March 25, at the 233rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society.

All papers in this symposium are embargoed for 8:00 a.m. (Central Time), March 25. The symposium will be held at McCormick Place Lakeside, Room E264, Level 2.

Selected highlights are shown below:

Black raspberries show promise for preventing cancer of the esophagus, colon Using animal models (rodents) of cancer development, researchers at Ohio State University showed that animals whose diets were supplemented with black raspberries had a 60 percent reduction in tumors of the esophagus and up to an 80 percent reduction in colon tumors. Clinical trials are now underway to determine whether the berries will prevent the development of esophageal and colon cancer in humans, says study leader Gary D. Stoner, Ph.D., a researcher and professor of internal medicine at the university. (AGFD 008, Sunday, March 25, 8:45 a.m.)

Blueberries contain chemical that may help prevent colon cancer A compound found in blueberries shows promise in animal studies of preventing colon cancer, according to a joint study by scientists at Rutgers University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The compound, pterostilbene, is a potent antioxidant that could be developed into a pill with the potential for fewer side effects than some commercial drugs that are currently used to prevent the disease, according to study leader Bandaru Reddy, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemical Biology at the university. (AGFD 009, Sunday, March 25, 9:15 a.m.) FULL NEWS RELEASE AVAILABLE.

Grape seed compounds may pr
'"/>


25-Mar-2007


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors
2. Some vitamin supplements dont protect against lung cancer
3. Vitamin D supplements may offer cheap and effective immune system boost against TB
4. Calcium plus vitamin D supplements may help prevent weight gain in postmenopausal women
5. Selenium supplements may contribute to reduced HIV viral load
6. Antenatal fish oil supplements boost kids hand-eye coordination
7. AASM position statement: Treating insomnia with over-the-counter sleep aids, herbal supplements
8. Calcium supplements fail to prevent bone fractures in children
9. Vitamin D supplements should be given to Asian children for two years from birth
10. Vitamin D and calcium supplements have varied effects on breast cancer risk
11. Calcium supplements may prevent fractures in elderly women who take them regularly

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/1/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2020 , ... ... Surgeon with specialty fellowship training in aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and ... – the only female-owned premier boutique plastic surgery and aesthetic practice in Southwest ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Want to get moving, break ... Alliance Research Foundation (CPARF) is thrilled to launch its fourth annual STEPtember campaign in ... virtual challenge, STEPtember meets everyone wherever they are at this moment — encouraging people ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... , ... A Cure for Covid-19 “PTS” with Mediation & Hypnosis , At this very ... of panic, experiencing deep anxiety, immense stress, and right now are needing serious relief from ... people on the planet are experiencing a great degree of emotional discomfort, be it fear ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... ... August 28, 2020 , ... ... Craig Mandeville was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Florida Award finalist. ... business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... ... August 28, 2020 , ... Ziegler, a specialty investment ... investment in Synchronous Health, a tech-enabled behavioral health and well-being solutions provider. ... empathy with artificial intelligence (AI) to increase access and quality of behavioral health ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/26/2020)... ... August 26, 2020 , ... As the U.S. struggles in ... routine for preventing the Coronavirus. Wear a mask, keep your distance, wash your hands. ... Denis Burkitt said it best in 1977, “How much better it is to prevent ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... ... August 26, 2020 , ... Hero Life Sciences ... of 115 million 3 ply surgical disposable face masks and N95 respirators in its ... response to the challenge that most Americans are facing in trying to find quality ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... ... August 26, 2020 , ... NucleusHealth, LLC, ... E. Hooton as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Dr. Vishal Verma, ... company’s Board of Managers. , Mr. Hooton, a seasoned business executive, joined ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: