Tag: "curcumin" at medical news
Chemical found in curry may help immune system clear amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer's disease
UCLA/VA researchers found that curcumin
-- a chemical found in curry and turmeric -- may h...m treated the macrophages with a drug derived from curcumin
for 24 hours in a cell culture and then introduced amyloid beta. Treated macrophages from three out ...
Chemicals in curry and onions may help prevent colon cancer
...polyposis (FAP) were treated with regular doses of curcumin
(the chemical found in turmeric) and quercetin, an...y research on rodents have strongly suggested that curcumin
-- a relatively innocuous yellow pigment extracted from turmeric, the powdered root of the herb curc...
Toward the future of cancer prevention
... a large-scale cancer prevention trial. The spice curcumin
(found in turmeric and curry powders) has shown dr...ed to begin in 2005. Patients in these trials take curcumin
capsules daily. A number of ongoing chemoprevention trials at M. D. Anderson are focusing on re...
Curcumin halts spread of breast cancer in mice
... to spread. In fact, researchers found that adding curcumin
to Taxol actually enhances its effect. Curcumin br... to one of four groups: control group, Taxol only, curcumin
only and the combination of Taxol and curcumin. After the tumors grew to 10 mm (about the size of a ...
Ingredient that makes curry yellow effective against melanoma cells
...showing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, curcumin
has been shown to have anti-cancer properties. In ... in Houston treated three melanoma cell lines with curcumin
at different doses and for different duration. Results show that curcumin
treatment decreased cell v...
Potent spice works to block growth of melanoma in lab test
...01 a.m. (EDT) on Monday, July 11, demonstrates how curcumin
stops laboratory strains of melanoma from prolifer...nd cancer. The study is the latest to suggest that curcumin
has potent anticancer powers, say the researchers. "The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carc...
New strategy for protecting brain against Alzheimer's disease: Enhancing the innate immune system
...ces such as hormones, and natural products such as curcumin
(from the curry powder). Currently in their lab, Fiala and Dr. George Bernard who is a professor in the UCLA Department of Oral Biology and Medicine,are testing the effectiveness of a naturally occurring hormone, called insulin-like growth factor I, ...
Researchers study natural products that may prevent certain cancers
...s rich in curcumin, studies on the potential of curcumin
to prevent cancer are underway. Human clinical tri... the National Cancer Institute has been developing curcumin
as an anti-cancer agent since 1988. "A very interesting property of these compounds is that they hav...