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Vitamin D supplementation shows promise for Hashimoto's thyroiditis
The September-December 2015 issue of the Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine published the finding of Greek researchers of an association between low serum vitamin D levels and a marker of the autoimmune disease known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis ... [...]
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Real maple syrup shows promise in protecting brain health
"Natural food products such as green tea, red wine, berries, curcumin and pomegranates continue to be studied for their potential benefits in combatting Alzheimer's disease. And now, in preliminary laboratory-based Alzheimer's disease studies, ... [...]
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New Drug May Show Promise for Refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis
With such a high percentage of people whose rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is unresponsive to medications, researchers are spending a significant amount of time and money trying to find drugs that do work. One of these medications may be in the pipeline now. [...]
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Natural extract shows promise for preventing breast cancer, study suggests
"Doctors, patients and researchers are looking for alternative treatments for triple negative breast cancer, and people are always looking for ways to prevent cancer," said Patrick Martin, Ph.D., associate professor at North Carolina Agricultural and ... [...]
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Maple Syrup Shows Promise Against Alzheimer's
"Natural food products such as green tea, red wine, berries, curcumin, and pomegranates continue to be studied for their potential benefits in combatting Alzheimer's disease. And now, in preliminary laboratory-based Alzheimer's disease studies, ... [...]
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Pure maple syrup shows promise for dementia prevention
Research lead, Dr. Navindra P. Seeram said, “Natural food products such as green tea, red wine, berries, curcumin, and pomegranates continue to be studied for their potential benefits in combatting Alzheimer's disease. And now, in ... syrup's effects ... [...]
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With early breast cancer, targeted radiation shows promise
(HealthDay News) -- For women with early stage breast cancer, targeted doses of radiation therapy may be as effective as standard radiation treatment of the entire breast, a new British study suggests. The research only tracked women for five years, so ... [...]
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Despite promise, 'maximum potential' of precision medicine yet to be reached
“Precision medicine has the potential to revolutionize cancer treatment decision-making at every level,” Cory Abate-Shen, PhD, professor of urology and pathology and associate director of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia ... [...]
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Botanical Remedy Shows Promise for Prostate Cancer
In fact, they've been studying such a treatment for prostate cancer — a formula made of botanical extracts, phytonutrients, botanically enhanced medicinal mushrooms, and antioxidants. And though testing is still in the early stages, the findings thus ... [...]
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Targeted breast cancer drug shows promise with fewer side effects
For many patients, the cancer treatments, with all the debilitating side effects, feel like friendly fire. A new drug trial, though, helped one woman fight her breast cancer with a better quality of life. Amy Charney, 48, planned to run in last year's ... [...]
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New Surgery without Incisions Shows Promise for Prostate Cancer Treatment
Mitchell Humphreys, M.D., urologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona Physicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona have developed a new surgical procedure for the treatment of prostate cancer using natural orifices - signaling the next step in the evolution of ... [...]
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Natural formula shows promise for aggressive prostate cancer
“Dietary supplements are used as an alternative or adjuvant therapies. However, rigorous scientific verification of their biological activity in vitro and in vivo is necessary for the acceptance of dietary supplements in conventional cancer treatment ... [...]
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Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fail to deliver
Naturally derived drugs are not new to cancer chemotherapy; three of the most important families of such drugs are extracted from natural sources. The most useful medicines for the treatment of breast cancer, for instance, are paclitaxel and docetaxel ... [...]
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Combination Drug Holds Promise in Breast Cancer Treatment
In a new research by the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, the combination of the new breast cancer drug palbociclib with paclitaxel (Taxol) was able to reduce the size of tumors in almost half of the patients who are ... [...]
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Natural Extract Shows Promise for Preventing Breast Cancer
“Doctors, patients and researchers are looking for alternative treatments for triple negative breast cancer, and people are always looking for ways to prevent cancer,” said Patrick Martin, Ph.D., associate professor at North Carolina Agricultural and ... [...]
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Rosehip Extract Shows Remakable Promise for Breast Cancer Treatment, Prevention
“It's a natural product that we found to be effective, with no known side effects.” Along with bringing to light the apparent power of rosehip extract when treating ER+ breast cancer, the team spoke of gaining a better understanding of why African ... [...]
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