Pomegranate may help reduce the risk of certain cancers – study

A review conducted to explore the anti-cancer properties of pomegranate has found sufficient evidence that supports its use for the prevention of certain cancers. The review looked at cell culture and animal studies, as well as human clinical trials on the use of pomegranate against certain types of cancers. After compiling and analyzing all the data, the team confirmed that pomegranate could help reduce … Continue reading Pomegranate may help reduce the risk of certain cancers – study

Study finds that consuming more edible mushrooms lowers cancer risk

  Many people, especially those following a vegan diet, usually consume edible mushrooms to fulfill their bodies’ protein needs. However, a study from March 2021 found another benefit of including mushrooms in the daily diet. A team of scientists discovered that consuming more mushrooms is associated with a lower risk of cancer. Researchers from the Pennsylvania State University and Penn … Continue reading Study finds that consuming more edible mushrooms lowers cancer risk

Combination of an active plant compound and a form of vitamin E shows promise as an anti-cancer treatment

Naturally occurring compounds derived from plants make the best anti-cancer agents. These bioactive chemicals are not only effective at stopping the growth and proliferation of cancer cells, but they also cause very few, if any, side effects. In contrast, synthetic drugs used in chemotherapy cause a variety of unpleasant side effects, such as tiredness, mouth soreness, loss … Continue reading Combination of an active plant compound and a form of vitamin E shows promise as an anti-cancer treatment

Brazilian plant shows promising anti-cancer effects against skin cancer and leukemia

One of the biggest issues for cancer patients who have tried modern therapies is that these treatments cause plenty of unwanted side effects. Another challenge that has emerged recently is the occurrence of multi-drug resistance (MDR). MDR can be defined as the ability of cancer cells to survive against a wide variety of anti-cancer agents. Because MDR renders chemotherapeutics … Continue reading Brazilian plant shows promising anti-cancer effects against skin cancer and leukemia

Top 11 ways to avoid cancer

Doctors say cancer cells are smart, and can target vital organs, take them ever, and shut down your life. Cancer is a disorder of the cells, where they mutate and multiply uncontrollably. It’s very common in America, but doctors and oncologists are clueless when it comes to beating cancer. They use chemicals, surgery and radiation, … Continue reading Top 11 ways to avoid cancer

Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds

British researchers have found that vitamin D helps fight a serious form of skin cancer known as melanoma. In a study published in the journal Cancer Research, they reported that increasing vitamin D levels can help suppress a signaling pathway linked to the growth and spread of melanoma cells. “[What’s] really intriguing is that we can now see … Continue reading Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds

Evaluating the cytotoxicity of plant-derived phenolic compounds toward human carcinoma cells

In this study, researchers from Kenya, Cameroon and Turkey evaluated the cytotoxicity of 11 naturally occurring compounds on human carcinoma cell lines and normal fibroblasts. Their findings were published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Cancer is a major health issue worldwide, and its treatment mainly relies on chemotherapy.In search of natural anti-cancer agents, … Continue reading Evaluating the cytotoxicity of plant-derived phenolic compounds toward human carcinoma cells

Study: Battling cancer and preventing cancer recurrence with cruciferous vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables may hold the key to stopping the progression and recurrence of cancer. Researchers at South Dakota State University (SDState) reported that a compound from cruciferous vegetables called phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) can halt tumor formation and metastasis in mice bearing transplanted cancer stem cells (CSCs). PEITC can also stop the proliferation of cultured CSCs, which are heavily implicated in tumor … Continue reading Study: Battling cancer and preventing cancer recurrence with cruciferous vegetables

Clusia studartiana compounds found to be toxic to melanoma and leukemia cells

Brazilian researchers isolated triterpenes from Clusia studartiana and evaluated their cytotoxicity in vitro. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Plants in the Clusiaceae (garcinia) family are spread throughout tropical and temperate zones. Many of them contain a variety of triterpenes, which have been reported as selective anti-tumor agents. For their study, … Continue reading Clusia studartiana compounds found to be toxic to melanoma and leukemia cells

Exploring the anti-cancer potential of T33, a newly-developed TCM

In this study, Taiwanese researchers investigated the effects of a new Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formula, T33, on breast cancer cells in vitro and in vivo. Their findings were published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women worldwide.Although TCM is commonly used by breast … Continue reading Exploring the anti-cancer potential of T33, a newly-developed TCM