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Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Planned Expansion of Bavituximab …
In the first quarter of 2016, Peregrine plans to initiate two new Phase II clinical trials in breast and lung cancer in combination with current standard of care treatments including both chemotherapy and immuno-oncology agents. In addition, the ... [...]
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Learn these smart diet tweaks to up your fitness quotient
Turmeric (haldi): A pinch of turmeric in your sabzi can work wonders for your joint health thanks to a chemical called curcumin. In fact, curcumin extract is proven to be as effective ... In fact, its health benefits are invaluable. It can alleviate ... [...]
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Riding the TapImmune Inc.(OTCMKTS:TPIV) Express
Triple-negative breast cancer is breast cancer that is unresponsive to standard biomarker-targeted or hormonal treatment. TNBC tumors test negative for the estrogen and progesterone receptors and positive for the HER2 receptor. Approximately 15-20% of ... [...]
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Curcumin, Compound In Turmeric, Found To Impair Fear Memories And Ease PTSD …
“We also showed that rats with a pre-existing fear memory can lose that memory when it is recalled while they are eating a curcumin-enriched diet.” Curcumin has been examined in the past for its potential health benefits, such as its efficacy in ... [...]
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The amazing health benefits of turmeric
In that study, 21 subjects with head and neck cancers chewed two tablets containing 1,000 milligrams of curcumin. An independent lab in Maryland evaluated the results and found that the cancer-promoting enzymes in the patients' mouths were inhibited by ... [...]
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'Fit Flamingoes' take flight in Marlborough
Nelson Regional Breast and Gynaecological Cancer Trust founder Kate Coote said the trust had decided to bring Fit Flamingoes to Marlborough. Fit Flamingoes is open to both women who are presently going through treatment for breast and gynaecological ... [...]
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Bioavailable curcumin matches prescription drug for joint health benefits
Eight weeks of 1 gram per day of the patented curcumin ingredient BCM-95 provided the same reductions in swelling and pain as 100 milligrams per day of the prescription drug diclofenac sodium, according to findings published in Phytotherapy Research. [...]
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Look Good Feel Better: Workshops help women with cancer reclaim beauty routines
W hen Josephine Slaunwhite was diagnosed with breast cancer last summer, she knew the chemotherapy treatments would cause her to lose her long brown hair. But the 48-year-old from Lower Sackville wasn't prepared for the stark image of her face in the ... [...]
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The Health Benefits of Curry
Studies published by the Arthritis Foundation reveal that turmeric and curcumin prevent joint inflammation, and a clinical trial of a turmeric supplement in 2010 showed a long-term reduction in pain among patients with osteoarthritis in their knees. In ... [...]
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A new way to deliver microRNAs for cancer treatment: Scientists exploit gene …
The researchers tested the microRNA delivery platform in mice implanted with triple-negative breast tumors, which lack the three most common breast cancer markers: estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and Her2. Such tumors are usually very ... [...]
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Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer
The low incidence of bowel cancer in India is often attributed to natural antioxidants such as curcumin, the yellow pigment in the spice turmeric, used in curry powder. However, it is important to remember that the benefits of a diet are seldom ... [...]
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Turmeric Health Benefits
Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a natural anti-inflammatory that has been proven to ease muscle soreness after a tough workout. According to Joy, in some cases, turmeric works and may outperform the over-the-counter meds, like ibuprofen ... [...]
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This Common Dietary Ingredient May Increase Breast Cancer and Lung Metastasis Risk
But, as researchers have suggested, it's often not the original tumor that winds up killing a cancer patient, but the metastasis of cancer to other parts of the body that makes the disease incredibly difficult to treat. Understanding the triggers ... [...]
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Turmeric Health Benefits: How Can This Powerhouse Spice Help With Inflammation
Turmeric contains a powerful antioxidant called curcumin. The compound lowers the levels of two enzymes in the body that cause inflammation, according to the Medical Center at the University of Maryland but that's just scratching the surface, says Daniluk. [...]
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10 super-foods you should lay your hands on, ASAP
You can increase its health benefits by letting it sit after you've chopped it or crushed it. Garlic is best consumed raw. I like to add it to my juice or lightly ... Curcumin is an extract from the turmeric root. I have been using curcumin with ... [...]
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3D Breast Cancer Specimen Imaging – The Future is Now
Research published by the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 20 to 40% of patients who opt for a lumpectomy after breast cancer detection must return for a second intervention due to lingering cancerous cells, which results in additional ... [...]
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