Tag: "isoflavone" at medical news
Northwestern receives $10 million for cancer prevention trials
... and compounds in teas and soybeans, including the isoflavone
genistein, which has been reported effective in the treatment of prostate cancer. Raymond C. Bergan, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine, is the principal investigator for the study at Northwestern University. B...
Eating soy during adolescence may reduce breast cancer
...ate that early life exposure to genistein-the main isoflavone
in soybeans-seems to help protect against chemically induced breast tumors. Getting genistein early in life may help the mammary glands develop in a favorable way. Eating soy might also lead to lower levels of estrogen circulating within the body, so...
Soy protein in the diet produces health benefits, regardless of isoflavone content
...t, and soy-protein diets with either a high or low isoflavone
content in the context of their effects on risk fo...d reduced blood pressure in men after the high-soy isoflavone
diet. A wide range of small but beneficial effects were associated with the substitution of soy-pr...
More evidence that soy may reduce breast cancer risk
...apan and New Zealand. The researchers measured isoflavone
levels in the urine of women from Shanghai, China,...suring soy consumption. Women with the highest isoflavone
levels "experienced a 50 percent decrease in risk to develop breast cancer" compared to those with t...
Cedars-Sinai researchers present findings suggesting link between high soy diet and eventual developmental changes in children
...study, they fed pregnant female rats genistein, an isoflavone
that is known to have significant estrogenic properties. Dr. Hughes said the rat study was carefully designed to take into account the obvious differences that exist in the developmental and life cycles of rats and humans, and to correlate as closel...