Navigation Links
Naturally-occurring apple compounds reduce risk of pancreatic cancer
Date:10/3/2007

Eating flavonol-rich foods like apples may help reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer, says a team of international researchers. Quercetin, which is found naturally in apples and onions, has been identified as one of the most beneficial flavonols in preventing and reducing the risk of pancreatic cancer. Although the overall risk was reduced among the study participants, smokers who consumed foods rich in flavonols had a significantly greater risk reduction.

This study, published in the October 15 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology, is the first of its kind to evaluate the effect of flavonols compounds found specifically in plants on developing pancreatic cancer. According to the research paper, only a few prospective studies have investigated flavonols as risk factors for cancer, none of which has included pancreatic cancer.

Researchers from Germany, the Univ. of Hawaii and Univ. of Southern California tracked food intake and health outcomes of 183,518 participants in the Multiethnic Cohort Study for eight years. The study evaluated the participants food consumption and calculated the intake of the three flavonols quercetin, kaempferol, and myricetin. The analyses determined that flavonol intake does have an impact on the risk for developing pancreatic cancer.

The most significant finding was among smokers. Smokers with the lowest intake of flavonols presented with the most pancreatic cancer. Smoking is an established risk factor for the often fatal pancreatic cancer, notes the research.

Among the other findings were that women had the highest intake of total flavonols and seventy percent of the flavonol intake came from quercetin, linked to apple and onion consumption.

It is believed that these compounds may have anticancer effects due to their ability to reduce oxidative stress and alter other cellular functions related to cancer development.

Unlike many of the dietary components,
'/>"/>

Contact: Stacie Haaga
Shaaga@USApple.org
703-442-8850
U.S. Apple Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Red delicious, Northern Spy apples have most antioxidants, chemists find
2. HortResearch science reveals the natural potential of apples
3. UC Davis researchers reveal apples protective ways
4. Found -- the apple gene for red
5. First-ever Compounds To Target Only Metastatic Cells Are Highly Effective Against Breast, Prostate, And Colon Cancers
6. Researchers discover chemical compounds that affect plant growth
7. Compounds in plastic packaging act as environmental estrogens altering breast genes
8. Bacterial genome sheds light on synthesizing cancer-fighting compounds
9. Scientists discover the bodys marijuana-like compounds are crucial for stress-induced pain relief
10. Evolution of taste receptor may have shaped human sensitivity to toxic compounds
11. Novel compounds show promise as safer, more potent insecticides
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/8/2015)... , July 8, 2015 The consumer ... this summer,s must have products such as wearables, smart wallets ... popularity for biometrics based devices continues to rapidly grow.  Biometrics ... (NASDAQ: NXTD ), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG ), ... FIT ), GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO ) and Baidu ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... -- Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jvft55/next_generation ) ... Biometrics Market by Application, Technology, Function & Geography - ... The next generation biometrics market is expected ... of 17.9% between 2015 and 2020 Travel ... Safran SA ( France ), ...
(Date:6/26/2015)... , June 26, 2015 ATL Technology, LLC, a ... with specialties in single use solutions, headquartered in ... Inc. (a California corporation with locations ... San Jose, Costa Rica ). This ... Rica with ATL Technology,s existing facility in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 2Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 3Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 4Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 5Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 6Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3ATL Technology Announces Acquisition of MedConx, Inc. and Expanded Global Footprint 2
... Kan. -- Like a stealthy enemy, blast disease invades rice crops ... the most important global food sources. Now, a study by ... rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae , invades plant tissue. The ... which by some estimates destroys enough rice to feed 60 million ...
... Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research ... the FASEB Science Research Conferences held in June, 2013. ... underrepresented minority students, postdoctorates and scientists into the mainstream ... participation of young scientists at the FASEB Science Research ...
... in French . Imagine being ... zoom into Google maps of the world and can see houses on a ... complex structure in the universe with 86 billion neurons. Zooming in is ... is the first 3D microstructural model of the entire human brain, and ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists discover new details about rice blast, a deadly plant fungus 2A revolutionary new 3-D digital brain atlas 2
(Date:7/23/2015)... ... July 23, 2015 , ... One hundred years ago this year, ... Model Aeroplane Competition, with hopes of winning the Henry S. Villard Trophy. The Academy ... Participants will have the opportunity to build a Free Flight fantasy club worthy of ...
(Date:7/23/2015)... ... 23, 2015 , ... July 23, 2015, Chicago - Advances ... options with fewer side effects, according to Erik P. Sulman, MD, PhD, associate ... the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) National Patient and Family Conference in Chicago, ...
(Date:7/23/2015)... - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") (OTC Market: PTGEF, Canadian ... Limited (Biohaven), are pleased to announce that Biohaven ... with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... 54% equity interest in Biohaven, a private company. ... and Biohaven has entered into an exclusive worldwide ...
(Date:7/23/2015)... -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec") (NASDAQ: ONCS ), ... and the general public to its Annual Shareholder Meeting ... 31, 2015. The meeting will be held at the ... San Diego, California 92121.   ... available. Please use the following link to register for ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Academy of Model Aeronautics to Start Online Fantasy Flight Competition 2Radiation Oncology Advances Improve Safety and Efficacy of Treatment for Brain Tumors 2Radiation Oncology Advances Improve Safety and Efficacy of Treatment for Brain Tumors 3Portage's Biohaven Announces IND Filing for BHV-0223 for Phase 1 Clinical Testing 2Portage's Biohaven Announces IND Filing for BHV-0223 for Phase 1 Clinical Testing 3Portage's Biohaven Announces IND Filing for BHV-0223 for Phase 1 Clinical Testing 4OncoSec to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders 2
... Wis. - Citing the need to deliver an ... context of its electronic medical records, Aurora Health ... product developed by TeraMedica , a privately held ... over the next several months, will enable Aurora to ...
... their patent rights against potential infringers by licensing the ... infringing activity. Thanks to a recent Federal Circuit Court ... the patent owner would do this by sending out ... to pay for a license and then negotiating the ...
... of the nation again, and myriads of opinions are being voiced. ... they are driven by an almost equal number of misconceptions and ... , ,A recent article run on WTN by ... to use to examine one small part of the immigration debate ...
Cached Biology Technology:Patent licensing: For enforcing companies, the rules have changed 2Patent licensing: For enforcing companies, the rules have changed 3Misconceptions dominate the immigration debate 2Misconceptions dominate the immigration debate 3Misconceptions dominate the immigration debate 4Misconceptions dominate the immigration debate 5
For the differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells tooligodendrocytes....
Preadipocyte factor-1 [Pref-1, DLK-1], C-terminal...
IC50: 35 ng/ml · Limit of detection: 8 ng/ml...
, Glycerol 30%...
Biology Products: