Navigation Links
Study Suggests Green Tea May Support the Medical Treatment of Stomach and Colon Cancer
Date:5/14/2008

BOULDER, Colo., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Green tea consumption may promote cancer-preventive effects in people at risk for cancer in addition to supporting the medical treatment of some kinds of cancer, according to a study in the May/June 2008 issue of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, on newsstands now.

In a study to establish whether green tea has anti-cancerous potential in human stomach and colon cancers, 6 cancerous and 6 non-cancerous adjacent human gastric tissues and 7 cancerous and 7 non-cancerous adjacent colon tissues were obtained from patients who underwent surgery for stomach and colon cancer in the Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Turkey. The tissues were treated with aqueous green tea extract at 3 different final concentrations (0.05%, 0.5%, and 1.25%) for 1 hour. Activity assays were performed on the same samples without green tea extract. Protein levels of the tissues were studied and adjusted to equal concentrations.

Xanthine oxidase (XO) and reduced adenosine deaminase (ADA) enzyme activities were measured before and after the incubation period. Percentage changes for the 3 different concentrations of green tea extract versus no green tea extract were calculated.

In both cancerous and non-cancerous tissues, XO activities were found to increase in correlation with increased extract concentrations in both cancer types. Additionally, ADA activity was found to decrease in the cancerous part of stomach tissue and to increase in the non-cancerous part.

"[While] further in vivo studies should be conducted about the effects of green tea in colon and gastric cancers, our study suggests that green tea consumption may promote cancer-preventive effects in people at risk for cancer, in addition to supporting the medical treatment of some kinds of cancers," the authors said.

The full article is available at http
'/>"/>

SOURCE Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... CONVENE PATHWAYS TO PREVENTION WORKSHOP: ROLE OF OPIOIDS IN ... , The National Institutes of Health is convening a ... evidence on the long-term effectiveness and potential risks of ... the nation,s top experts in the field of pain ... as key NIH scientists who focus on pain related ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... be taken before making a purchase. It’s difficult to ... and it’s easy for them to manipulate their customers ... mitigate this dilemma, but they tend to lack in ... Consumer Health Reports was founded to fix this ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Both drinking ... risk factors for alcohol abuse by high school students, ... a survey of high school students who drink, could ... those who already drink, to stop them from becoming ... distinguish between age of first alcohol use and progression ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... congregation on Manhattan’s Upper West Side that embodies ... host Inhabiting Eden: Christians, Scripture and the Ecological ... Tull, A. B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old ... the Bible for ancient wisdom that lends insight ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... the benefits of preventing a reduction in the ... released today by the American College of Physicians ... the Medicaid Primary Care Pay Parity Program: Unless ... Primary Care Will Expire," explains why it is ... and pediatricians (and their related subspecialists), family physicians, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain 2Health News:NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain 3Health News:Consumer Health Reports Debuts Revolutionary Review Website 2Health News:Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study 2Health News:Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study 3Health News:Inhabiting Eden: Christians, Scripture, and the Ecological Crisis – Public Lecture to Discuss Faith-Based Environmentalism 2Health News:Unless Congress acts, patients may soon lose access to primary care 2Health News:Unless Congress acts, patients may soon lose access to primary care 3
... , CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 9 ... enterprise content compliance software solutions for ... Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for managing clinical trial disclosure requirements. The ... a robust offering that automates compliance with global regulatory mandates ...
... , NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9 ... provider of revenue and payment cycle management solutions, today ... Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) from the Electronic Healthcare ... in health data processing and transactions and indicates compliance ...
... STOCKHOLM, September 9 Karolinska Development ... that will commercialize its,dermatology and wound healing opportunities as ... all of its,holdings from its five dermatology and wound ... company. , "This is a ...
... New Hearing ... ... website www.AdviceOnHearingAids.com is proving to be a valuable and informative resource for consumers ... aids, and so many different brands, styles, types of technology, and opinions about which one ...
... , TITUSVILLE, N.J., Sept. 9 Attention ... percent of children(1) and 4 percent of adults in the U.S.(2) ... 20 percent of U.S. school-aged children meet the Diagnostic and Statistical ... receiving an ADHD diagnosis.(3) Meanwhile, it is estimated that just 15 ...
... , , , HERMOSA ... empower parents across the globe to participate in the fight against AIDS ... ... go outside, go discover, go experience. Through the new partnership with ... to not only improve their own lives, but also the lives of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Virtify Delivers SaaS Clinical Trial Disclosure Solution for Mid-Market Life Sciences Companies 2Health News:Virtify Delivers SaaS Clinical Trial Disclosure Solution for Mid-Market Life Sciences Companies 3Health News:Virtify Delivers SaaS Clinical Trial Disclosure Solution for Mid-Market Life Sciences Companies 4Health News:Emdeon Receives EHNAC Healthcare Network Re-accreditation 2Health News:Emdeon Receives EHNAC Healthcare Network Re-accreditation 3Health News:Karolinska Development Introduces New Concept for Development of its Dermatology and Wound Healing Portfolio 2Health News:Help for Hearing Loss - Now Available Online 2Health News:Help for Hearing Loss - Now Available Online 3Health News:CONCERTA(R) (methylphenidate HCI) LAUNCHES MOBILE WEB EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE TOOLS AND SUPPORT FOR ADHD AWARENESS 2Health News:CONCERTA(R) (methylphenidate HCI) LAUNCHES MOBILE WEB EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE TOOLS AND SUPPORT FOR ADHD AWARENESS 3Health News:CONCERTA(R) (methylphenidate HCI) LAUNCHES MOBILE WEB EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE TOOLS AND SUPPORT FOR ADHD AWARENESS 4Health News:CONCERTA(R) (methylphenidate HCI) LAUNCHES MOBILE WEB EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE TOOLS AND SUPPORT FOR ADHD AWARENESS 5Health News:'Go and Good Things Happen' with (BUGABOO)(RED) 2Health News:'Go and Good Things Happen' with (BUGABOO)(RED) 3Health News:'Go and Good Things Happen' with (BUGABOO)(RED) 4
(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014 Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... focused on the development and commercialization of a ... diseases and cholesterol gallstones, announced today that the ... approved its request for Fast Track Designation of ... Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis, or NASH.  FDA ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014  MEDIMETRIKS PHARMACEUTICALS today announced that ... have been elected to Medimetriks, Board of Directors ... who will serve on Medimetriks, Audit Committee, brings ... the Company.  Mr. Lary is currently Managing Director, ... institutional investment firm.  Mr. Lary is responsible for ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 23, 2014  Vesselon, Inc. today announced the appointment ... effective September 15, 2014. Dr. Raths, appointment follows Vesselon,s ... agent to market a private preferred Series A round ... treatment. "Jurgen,s deep experience across multiple functional ... asset to Vesselon as we develop our device that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Galmed Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Fast Track Designation of Aramchol for the Treatment of NASH 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Fast Track Designation of Aramchol for the Treatment of NASH 3Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Welcomes Independent Directors Andrew Lary and William Resnick to its Board of Directors 2Vesselon Announces Jurgen Raths, MD to Serve on Board of Directors 2Vesselon Announces Jurgen Raths, MD to Serve on Board of Directors 3
The Auto Suture DFS stapler is a disposable fascia stapler. The stapler places one staple each time the instrument handles are activated. The staples first penetrate the fascia and are then formed, t...
... PROXIMATE RH skin stapler is a full-feature ... assembly., ,PROXIMATE RH has improved visibility ... with a ratchet mechanism for easier staple ... sterile, single patient use instrument designed to ...
... PROXIMATE Reloadable Linear Staplers deliver two staggered rows ... sizes. They may be reloaded up to three ... models fire heavy wire staples for thick tissue. ... not interchangeable., ,Benefits include: , Parallel jaw ...
... Single Use Loading Units for ... (Single Use Reloadable Staplers with ... Suture™ TA™ Reloadable staplers has ... and thoracic surgical procedures for ...
Medicine Products: