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Important substance in curry conciliate Inflamed Colon

...a research, on laboratory animals, the curry spice turmeric may help reduce and even prevent inflammation of the intestines. The spice contains curcumin, a compound thought to be a potent anti-inflammatory agent effective in wound healing. Dr. Ken Sugimoto, of the department of internal medicine at the Hamama...

Ingredient in turmeric protects skin

A compound found in turmeric can protect the skin from burns and blisters that are a hazard of radiotherapy. Curcumin is the substance that gives turmeric, //an ingredient of curries, its distinctive yellow colour. It is long been known for its health benefits, and recent resear...

Curry Powder (haldi or turmeric) can prevent cancer

A chemical ingredient found in turmeric or curry powder can prevent the spread of melanoma...ey made the discovery. Curcumin is extracted from turmeric and had long been used in India to flavor foods, as a preservative, as a coloring agent and as part ...

The effects of Curcumin: a natural pigment in turmeric explored for its anti-cancer properties

Curcumin, the natural pigment that gives the spice turmeric its yellow color, has come under the scientific spotlight in recent years, with studies investigating its cancer-fighting abilities // . Researchers say they have already obtained data indicating that curcumin can block a key protein associated wit...

Curcumin found to halt spread of breast cancer in mice

Curcumin is the main ingredient of turmeric that gives curry its mustard-yellow color. Extract...the carcinogenic effect and anti-cancer effects of turmeric and controversial data has been obtained. A recent study conducted on the effects of the pigment in ...

Spread of Breast Cancer can be stopped by a component in Turmeric

...ding to a study, curcumin, the major ingredient of turmeric and the compound that gives curry its mustard-yellow// colour, inhibits the spread of breast cancer to the lungs in mice. The study can be further investigated in human subjects. The study, funded by the United States Department of Defence and cond...

Turmeric And Cabbage effective against prostate cancer

... of New Jersey (Rutgers) revealed that curry spice turmeric in combination with phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEIT... sprouts, kale, kohlrabi and turnips. PEITC and turmeric (curcumin), alone or in combination is very effective in the treatment of prostate cancer in the lab...

Diet And Lifestyle Plays Vital Role In Preventing Skin Cancer

...ancer. In laboratory studies, curcumin -- found in turmeric and curry powder -- blocked a key biological pathway needed for development of melanoma and other cancers, researchers said....

Turmeric and Onions-Weapons against Colon Cancer

A pill that combines chemicals in turmeric and onions has been found to help prevent colon cancer according to a new study by Johns Hopkins investigators.// The research was led by Dr. Francis M. Giardiello of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa of John...

Curry Better Than Aspirin For Headaches

...lly available in certain Indian spices like cumin, turmeric and paprika, all of which are vital ingredients in a curry. Researchers at the Rowett Research Institute said that curry does not cause side effects like internal bleeding and ulcers, which are common with long-term aspirin use. “One portion of vin...

Chemical in Curry May Help Immune System Clear Plaques Found in Alzheimer's

...ound that curcumin — a chemical found in curry and turmeric — may help the immune system clear the brain //of amyloid beta, which form the plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease. Published in the Oct. 9 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the early laboratory findings may lead to a new approach in tre...

Spices in curries spruce up aging minds

... is scientifically proven that ‘Curcumin’ found in turmeric is indeed an effective anti-oxidant and anti infla...iet. It is noteworthy that elderly Indians who use turmeric in a wide variety of their cuisines are less prone to Alzheimer’s disease as compared to their weste...

Turmeric to prevent arthritis and osteoporosis

...arbara N. Timmermann, PhD who prepared extracts of turmeric from the root of the plant on their own to test a...ally available products found that the extracts of turmeric with major cucurminoids was most effective in completely curbing the commencement of arthritis. D...

Turmeric prevents rheumatoid arthritis: US study

...ine Research, set out to determine whether and how turmeric works as an anti-arthritic. They began by prepar...es then tested in animal models a whole extract of turmeric root, only the essential oils, and an oil-depleted extract containing the three major curcuminoids f...

Good Diet Includes Herbs

... back pain. A substance known as curcumin found in turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties.Turmeric can be used alone or added to curry. Curcumin also shrinks pre-cancerous colon polyps. "Warming spices," including ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, pepper, and cayenne pepper, decrease blood pressure. ...

Turmeric in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer

... in the US say. Curcumin, a pigment of the spice turmeric has been shown to aid in the support of healthy bones and cartilage. It supports proper liver function and lowers cholesterol levels. It offers promise against breast cancer, melanoma, Alzheimer's disease and the blisters that come with radiation tr...

Anticancer Effects of Curcumin Revealed

...urry powder is a mixture predominantly composed of turmeric root extract and other spices such as coriander and fenugreek. // Curcumin, a turmeric root extract, has been shown to possess activity in the treatment and prevention of cancer, multiple...

Singapore to Import Eggs, Fish from Andhra Pradesh

... the production of mangoes, palm oil, chillies and turmeric in the country. The state also ranks first in production of eggs, brackish water shrimp and fresh water prawn in the country. It is the second biggest producer of fresh water fish and has the longest coastline in the country. Bob Sharples, CEO of...

Chemical Compound in Turmeric Helps to Fight Alzheimers

...t research shows that a chemical compound found in turmeric may help beat Alzheimer's, which is a brain disease that impairs memory . Researchers isolated the compound 'bisdemethoxycurcumin' found in turmeric, which they claimed helps stimulate immune system cells that defend the body against infections and...

Curry Ingredient Kills Plaque Leading to Alzheimer's

...ient of curcuminoids a natural substance found in turmeric root that may help the immune system clear plaques found in Alzheimer's. Researchers state that the chemical may help the immune system clear amyloid beta, a peptide that forms the plaques found in Alzheimers disease. The study was carried out ...

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