Tumeric (Curcumin)

Curcumin and Cancer

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Cancer cells are everything we would like healthy cells to be. They quickly adapt to toxic environments, they readily alter themselves to assure their continued survival, and they are immortal. All of these factors make cancer an extremely difficult disease to treat.

Chemotherapy drugs have a high rate of failure. That's because these drugs usually kill only specific types of cancer cells within a tumor, or the cancer cells mutate and become resistant to the chemotherapy.

Curcumin and cell membrane dynamics

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Curcumin and cell membrane dynamics

Curcumin and Green Tea Polyphenols: Synergistic Anticancer Compounds

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Curcumin and Green Tea Polyphenols: Synergistic Anticancer Compounds

Reference: Khafif A, Schantz SP, Chou TC, et al. Quantitation of chemopreventive synergism between (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate and curcumin in normal, premalignant and malignant human oral epithelial cells. Carcinogenesis 1998; 19:419-24.

Hepatoprotective Effects of Curcumin

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Medical Updates: Curcumin prevents radiation-induces breast cancer
Medical Updates: Curcumin modulates tumor remission
Medical Updates: Curcumin and vitamin C inhibit free radicals
Medical Updates: Curcumin may inhibit inflammation/blood clots

Studies from throughout the world that can help you live longer

Effect of curcumin and dietary n-3 fatty acids on macrophages

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Reports that macrophages (immune system cells) from rodents fed a cod liver oil diet secreted lower levels of lysosomal enzymes collagenase, elastase, and hyalurondinase.

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