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July 13, 2005

Curry Spice Supresses Cancer

Turmeric (Curcuma longa), also known as curcumin), is one of the most studied chemopreventive agents. It is a natural compound extracted from Curcuma longa L. that allows suppression, retardation or inversion of carcinogenesis. Curcumin is also described as an anti-tumoral,... ... more

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May 13, 2005

Cordyceps Sinensis - an interesting fungus

In researching herbs to help a friend fight chronic fatigues I came across Cordyceps sinensis, a bizarre but apparently effective fungus from the far east. It is one of the most rare and treasured herbs andt has been used for... ... more

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April 26, 2005

Gene Therapy Gives Hope for Alzheimer's Patients

The first study to use gene therapy to treat Alzheimer’s disease shows the therapy markedly reduces the rate of cognitive decline seen in these patients. [more]... ... more

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