Researchers Uncover Why Turmeric Helps Heal
Component of ancient spice makes cells more resistant to infection, report says,,
FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Modern technology has revealed the ancient secret behind the healing power of turmeric, a spice regarded as "holy powder" in India.
has been used for centuri...
Chemical Compound in Turmeric Helps to Fight Alzheimers
Latest 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 ...
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 a...
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 research suggests it may f...
Spread of Breast Cancer can be stopped by a component in Turmeric
According 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 o...
Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants
...over the exact molecular reasons why foods such as turmeric
-- a popular curry spice -- and ordinary orange ju...hiex in Saint Genes Champanelle, who described the turmeric
study. "We have slides with samples of all the gen...ore studies."
Learn about turmeric
from the U.S. National Center for Complementary a...
Asian spice could reduce breast cancer risk in women exposed to hormone replacement therapy
...eloping progestin-accelerated breast tumors. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that curcumin, a popular Indian spice derived from the turmeric
root, could reduce the cancer risk for women after exposure to hormone replacement therapy.
"Approximately 6 million women in the United States use...
Turmeric extract suppresses fat tissue growth in rodent models
..."It is important to note, we don't know whether these results can be replicated in humans because, to our knowledge, no studies have been done."
is known for providing flavor to curry. One of its components is curcumin, a type of phytochemical known as a polyphenol. Research findings suggest th...
Dr. David Williams Announces the Launch of a New Product--IFS Defense--for Help with Itchy Flaky Skin
...g the positive results from studies and trials with XP-828L, he decided to include 800mg of XP-828L--equal to the amount in the research--and 200mg of turmeric
in his new formula, IFS Defense.
"Dry, itchy skin can be quite painful, but it can also be frustrating and physically embarrassing," con...
'Holy powder' ingredient makes membranes behave for better health
...h.---Revered in India as "holy powder," the marigold-colored spice known as turmeric
has been used for centuries to treat wounds, infections and other health pr...-laced milk to drink when he had a cold, and he breathed steam infused with turmeric
to relieve congestion. Now as researcher he is fascinated with proteins tha...
American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 15, 2009
...ery of the secret behind the fabled healing power of the main ingredient in turmeric
a spice revered in India as "holy powder." Their study on the ingredient, ...on.
In the study, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy and colleagues point out that turmeric
has been used for centuries in folk medicine to treat wounds, infections, a...
Curry-derived molecules might be too spicy for colorectal cancers
... SINGAPORE -- Curcumin, the yellowish component of turmeric
that gives curry its flavor, has long been noted for its potential anti-cancer properties. Researchers from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, repor...
Curry and cauliflower could halt prostate cancer
... Rutgers researchers have found that the curry spice turmeric
holds real potential for the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer, particularly when combined with certain vegetables.
The scientists tested ...