Curcuma longa (turmeric) has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for inflammatory conditions. Turmeric constituents include the three curcuminoids: curcumin (diferuloylmethane; the primary constituent and the one responsible for its vibrant yellow color), demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. This drink sound […]
The Bedford Real World Study asked a large, real-world group of patients to rank their troublesome symptoms from cancer treatment and explored how this relates to patients’ decisions to initiate self-help nutritional strategies.
A recent study reported a X6 increase in prostate cancer among intensively training cyclists compared other cyclists. Prof Thomas, a Consultant Oncologist and Exercise Scientist explains in Cycling Weekly why the data should not make men stop cycling provided some simple precautions are considered. To […]
If certain foods have anti-cancer effects, then it is not unreasonable to hypothesise that concentrating them into a pill may be a good way to supplement individuals with poor diets or further enhance the benefits in those whose diets are already adequate. People living with […]
The precise biochemical mechanisms through which phytochemicals exert their anti-cancer effects are still being explored, as their actions are wide-ranging and complex but significant advances have been made of late in the understanding the mode of action. Antioxidant properties The most quoted cancer prevention mechanism […]