Curcumin Shown to Inhibit Tumor Angiogenesis


Reports on the clinical trial of curcumin, a chemopreventive agent, for its potential to inhibit tumor angiogenesis. Ability of curcumin to bind APN, a membrane-bound enzyme found in tumor; Rese...

Curcumin Lowers Cholesterol, Improves Lipids


Reports that curcumin, commonly used as an anti-inflammatory agent, helps lower elevated cholesterol levels induced by a high-fat diet in rats, according to researchers at Al-Azhar University in ...

Evidence for dietary regulation of microRNA expression in cancer cells


MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are an abundant class of short noncoding RNAs that are widely expressed in mammalian cells and are important in post-translational gene regulation, including regulation of cell...

Curcumin for inflammatory bowel disease


The article offers information about the curcumin, a component of the common spice called turmeric. Animal studies demonstrated an anti-inflammatory effect of curcumin, an un uncontrolled trial i...

Curcumin, Quercetin May Help Fight Colon Cancer


The article discusses the efficacy of curcumin and quercetin in fighting colon cancer. Curcumin is part of the curry spice turmeric while quercetin is an antioxidant that is found in vegetables a...

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