Tumeric (Curcumin)

Curcumin in Cell Death Processes: A Challenge for CAM of Age-Related Pathologies


Curcumin, the yellow pigment from the rhizoma of Curcuma longa, is a widely studied phytochemical which has a variety of biological activities: anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative. In this revie...

Prevention and Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer by Curcumin in Combination With Omega-3 Fatty Acids


Pancreatic cancer BxPC-3 cells were exposed to curcumin, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), or combinations of both and analyzed for proliferation and apoptosis. Pancreatic tumor xenografts were establi...

Novel Turmeric Compound Delivers Much More Curcumin to the Blood


The article focuses on the development of a novel curcumin absorption system that delivers up to seven times more pharmacologically bioactive curcumin to the blood compared with commercial curcum...

Curcumin Synergizes With Resveratrol to Inhibit Colon Cancer


Development and progression of many malignancies, including colorectal cancer, are associated with activation of multiple signaling pathways. Therefore, inhibition of these signaling pathways wit...

Synergistic Role of Curcumin With Current Therapeutics in Colorectal Cancer: Minireview


Despite the use of surgical resection and aggressive chemotherapy, nearly 50% of patients with colorectal carcinoma develop recurrent disease, highlighting the need for improved therapies. Curcum...

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