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Detoxification Of Air Pollutants Enhanced By Broccoli Sprout Beverage: Clinical Trial In China
2014-06-16 03:15:33

Johns Hopkins University Findings Could Pave Way for Inexpensive Food-Based Preventive Strategies A clinical trial involving nearly 300 Chinese men and women residing in one of China’s most polluted regions found that daily consumption of a half cup of broccoli sprout beverage produced rapid, significant and sustained higher levels of excretion of benzene, a known human carcinogen, and acrolein, a lung irritant. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,...

2014-04-28 12:17:35

The discovery of an unknown cellular pathway has helped scientists and physicians better understand end-stage liver disease and offers a potential target for new therapeutics A team of researchers in the University of Arizona's College of Pharmacy has discovered a molecular pathway that could be key to creating new therapeutics that would slow or even reverse the progression of end-stage liver disease. Although cirrhosis of the liver is most commonly associated with alcohol or drug...

2013-11-22 11:48:40

A study led by Madhwa Raj, PhD, Research Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans and its Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, has found that a super cocktail of six natural compounds in vegetables, fruits, spices and plant roots killed 100% of sample breast cancer cells without toxic side effects on normal cells. The results, which also revealed potential treatment target genes, are published in the November 2013 issue of The Journal of Cancer. "One of...

Broccoli Fights Arthritis
2013-08-28 10:55:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Famously disliked by President George H.W. Bush and kids across America, broccoli has been found to prevent or slow the progress of the most common form of arthritis, according to a new study in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism. In the study, a compound found in broccoli called sulforaphane was shown to slow the destruction of cartilage in joints associated with the painful condition of osteoarthritis. After discovering that...

2013-07-09 11:41:29

After a recent University of Illinois study showed that injection of the soy peptide lunasin dramatically reduced colon cancer metastasis in mice, the researchers were eager to see how making lunasin part of the animals' daily diet would affect the spread of the disease. "In this new study, we find that giving lunasin orally at 20 mg/kg of body weight reduced the number of metastatic tumors by 94 percent—we went from 18 tumors to only one. And that was done using lunasin...

DNA Discoverer James Watson Criticizes Current Cancer Research
2013-01-10 05:06:24

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just one day after a comprehensive national report was released essentially stating that the U.S. is dragging its feet in the fight against cancer, one of the twentieth century´s most renowned scientists has launched a scathing critique against the status quo in current cancer research. In a paper published Tuesday in the prestigious journal Open Biology, Professor James Watson — the American scientist who in 1953...

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2012-07-11 09:11:31

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While grenades have been mentioned in situations related to the military, they have never been mentioned in scientific research dealing with cancer. That is, until now. A new innovative drug by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, in collaboration with Danish scientists, works like a “molecular grenade”; it can move through the bloodstream until activation by specific cancer proteins. The drug is made...

2012-07-10 10:30:41

'Molecular grenade' now in clinical trials for advanced cancer Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, working with Danish researchers, have developed a novel anticancer drug designed to travel -- undetected by normal cells -- through the bloodstream until activated by specific cancer proteins. The drug, made from a weedlike plant, has been shown to destroy cancers and their direct blood supplies, acting like a "molecular grenade," and sparing healthy blood vessels and...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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