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Green Tea, Mushroom Extract Combo Slows Sarcomas

2 Chinese studies show cancer treatment extended survival time in mice TUESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of the active ingredients in reishi mushrooms and green tea inhibited the growth of tumors and extended survival time of mice with sarcomas, two Chinese studies sho...

Extracts from reishi mushroom and green tea shows synergistic effect to slow sarcoma

Both the reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum; Lingzhi) and green tea have long held a place in traditional medicine in China and other Asian countries, for the general promotion of health and long life and for the treatment of specific diseases. More recent scientific studies have confirmed that bo...

Private Health-care Clinics Mushroom in Ontario

Proliferation of private health-care clinics in Ontario has caught the attention of the ministry. Zoltan Nagy, intervening president of the Canadian Independent Medical// Clinics Association, confesses to being aware of five to 10 private clinics which have set up shop in the recent months, but ref...

A Mushroom Extract May Impact the Body’s Immune Syste

Can the extract of a mushroom that is commonly found in the woods of North America, Asia and Europe have a beneficial impact// on the human immune system? A small study using “Turkey Tail” mushroom (Trametes versicolor) extract, has found that it may. The “Turkey Tail” mushroom is too tough to...

US Whizkids Create Eco-friendly Building Material from Mushroom

Mushroom for insulation, anyone? Eben Bayer of Vermont and his colleague Gavin McIntyre have done exactly that, almost . The two have together created and already patented "Greensulate" formula, an organic, fire-retardant board made of water, flour, oyster mushroom spores and perlite, a minera...

New Nutrisystem Works(TM) Offers Corporate America New Weapon in the Fight Against Obesity

...risystem customers can choose from up to 170 restaurant-style menu items, including new gourmet, fresh frozen meals such as Shrimp Alfredo, Portobello mushroom Beef Tips and even ice cream, all delivered right to the customer's door. Nutrisystem customers receive 24/7 support through free phone counseling wit...

Monterey Mushrooms Launches Vitamin D Enriched Sun Grill-A-Bella and White Mushrooms

..., supplying products for sale to supermarkets, foodservice and ingredient manufacture operations, and for preparation of processed, canned, and frozen mushroom products. For more information visit www.montereymushrooms.com . ...

Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill

...s for the summer cookout FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- If you're given the choice between a grilled hamburger or a grilled Portobello mushroom this Memorial Day weekend, go for the veggie. Eating meat that's charred or well-done raises the risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a recent s...

Natural Killer Cells May Help Protect Against New Strains of Influenza Virus

... the peer-reviewed journals Nutrition Research , Journal of Nutrition and Nutritional Reviews demonstrating that supplementation with a medicinal mushroom based compound called Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) increases the non-specific NK cell response to primary influenza virus infection, incre...

Oligonol(R) Lychee Fruit Polyphenols Attains Self-Affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) Status

...or. It was the first to introduce such leading ingredients as Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), chondroitin, glucosamine, alpha-lipoic acid and AHCC(R) medicinal mushroom in the U.S. market and launched the leading U.S. and European patented, branded ingredients in Japan. For more information, visit the Maypro Web site...

Cook Yourself Thin With Lifetime Television as All-New Culinary Series Teaches Viewers How to Prepare Skinny Alternatives to Their Favorite Foods

... lunch of traditional lasagna (858 calories per serving) and dinner of ribeye steak and mashed potatoes (1,040 calories per serving) for a spinach and mushroom veggie lasagna (343 calories per serving) and steak with cauliflower mashed potatoes (389 calories per serving). The meals are prepared step-by...

Kim Kardashian and Tia Carrere Celebrate Premiere of Revolutionary CellCeuticals(R) Biomedical Skin Treatments at Social Hollywood with Founders Dr. Garth Fisher and Paul Scott Premo

...t was created as an alternative to plastic surgery procedures. Guests imbibed champagne and pomegranate cocktails while noshing on lobster sliders and mushroom panini, as the celebration continued well into the night. At the conclusion of the evening, everyone was sent on their way with a coveted gift bag con...

Natural Solutions for the Most Depressing Day of the Year

...hrooms, in your everyday meals. A recent review of mushroom varieties showed that all mushrooms have vitamin D...ht. Try healthy and inexpensive mushroom dishes, such as the " mushroom and Smoked Salmon Frittata " recipe that provides ...

NutriSystem Introduces 'My NutriSystem. My Way!'(TM)

... including new fresh-frozen meals. Customers can enjoy gourmet, restaurant quality fresh-frozen menu items such as: Creamy Shrimp Alfredo, Portobello mushroom with Beef Tips, and Ice Cream! NutriSystem's delicious foods are delivered straight to customers' homes. NutriSystem has also launched Flex, Nu...

Substitutions Make Holiday Fare Healthier

...uting mashed or baked sweet potatoes with a little brown sugar and butter substitute," Sheppard said. "For a green bean casserole, try reduced-fat mushroom or chicken soup or defatted broth," she added. "Use low-fat or skim milk, and leave off the fried onion topping." When baking desserts, try substi...

Gold Standard Re-launches ToxED Clinical Toxicology Poisoning and Drug Overdose Reference

... wants reasonable step-by-step guidance on what to do, not a unwieldy treatise on everything that could possibly happen to a patient." Unique Plant, mushroom Database Among the most unique features of ToxED is its plant and mushrooms database. Often burdened with having to search for case reports on peopl...

Scams and Shams That Prey on Cancer Patients

...ission announced. Products marketed by the companies included essiac teas and other herbal mixtures, laetrile, black salve (a corrosive ointment), and mushroom extracts. "There is no credible scientific evidence that any of the products marketed by these companies can prevent, cure, or treat cancer of any ...

Which came first, social dominance or big brains? Wasps may tell

...n growth in areas of the insects brains called the mushroom bodies, which vaguely resemble the cerebrum in humans and other vertebrates. A mushroom body sits atop each hemisphere of the wasp brain. The mushroom bodies process input from the eyes and antennae, a...

Good Clean Food's New Line of All-Natural Simmer Sauces for Chicken Hits Market Shelves

...atural products in the works -- to include grilling, vegetarian, and seasonal sauces. Two additional simmer sauces for chicken and seafood -- Balsamic mushroom and Japanese-style Citrus Ginger -- are slated for release in January 2008. "It's gratifying to see the enthusiastic responses we've received about ...

Mushrooms may aid rapid vaccine response

...efficient and economical methods for their extraction and purification from mushroom tissue," Romaine said. At the end of the second year of the contract, Rom...produce them in the mushroom." The drugs will then be extracted from the mushroom into forms that could be administered to people. In a pending third year of...

News Tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...t of axonal arborization with increased environmental temperature. Using the GAL4-UAS system, the authors visualized green fluorescent protein-labeled mushroom body Kenyon cells in the Drosophila brain. Warming flies at 30C for days 2 to 7 after eclosion increased axonal branching as well as the overgrowth ...

Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment

...efits of silymarin use before and during toxic insults to the liver, including damage from alcohol; cancer chemotherapy and other drugs; solvents; and mushroom poisoning. Direction for future research on milk thistle for cancer patients. "This special issue presents both preclinical and clinical studi...

New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs

... was a marker gene to help sort out the transgenic mushroom cells from the non-transgenic cells. Scien..., it transferred a portion of its plasmid into the mushroom cell, and integrated the introduced gene into the ...mushroom. The researchers then exposed the mushroom cells to hygromycin. The antibiotic killed all the...

Much Room for Cancer Cure in a Mushroom, Scientists Promise

... Cure for cancer has sprung from an inconspicuous mushroom that cannot be swept away. Now, scientists in the United Kingdom, convinced... is why patients have been unable to reap the benefits of extracts from the mushroom in treating cancer. It is estimated that about 4,262 patients suffer ...

Mushroom Extract Protects Poultry From Parasite Diseases

...orean colleagues have found out that a wide use of mushroom extracts //will protect poultry against a major pa... extracted from Fomitella fraxinea (a wood-rotting mushroom seen mostly on black locust tree stumps) into 18-d...red under less-stringent conditions than are other mushroom compounds that produce a similar effect, making it...

Mushrooms are Rich Source of Antioxidants

...s. N. Joy Dubost, a Pennsylvania state researcher, measured antioxidant capacity in several kinds of mushrooms, including the common white button mushroom (a brown variety of which is called the crimini mushroom, or, when larger, the portabella mushroom), shiitake mushrooms, and oyster mushrooms, the hea...

Site of Sleep Regulation Identified in Fruit Flies

...the research team was able to zero in on the adult mushroom body as the sleep center of the brain. They report...geted, only two regions, both present in the adult mushroom bodies, led to changes in sleeping patterns of fruit flies. The fly mushroom body has been likened to the human hippocampus. Th...

Hormone - A Shot in the Arm for Weight Loss

...to beginning the schedule. After injecting themselves with the first injection, the participants were served a meal consisting of chicken curry, mushroom stroganoff. Participants seemed to enjoy the food and experienced hunger pangs as usual before the meal. The study found that those who had received t...

Mushroom found to contain powerful antibiotic

... Scientists at the Danish biotechnology company have now isolated a compound from a class of small black mushroom found in the woods of northern Europe. The newly discovered compound has been derived from a class of fungi called Pseudoplectania// nigrella and is b...

Mushroom and muscle loss

... to find more than one meal's worth of T. equestre, he said. If the study's conclusions are confirmed, T. equestre apparently would be the first mushroom to cause muscle loss, "It's one of those intriguing reports one will watch and see if it can be confirmed in the future," he said. ...

Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!

...n the pain becomes unbearable. A small problem is easier to cure but because of the lackadaisical attitude of the patients, the problem is allowed to mushroom into a major problem the treatment for which is complicated. Dr. Stephen Cohen of the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California, while a...
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