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A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that, while there is a rise in the number of prescription drugs that result in negative effects due to interactions with grapefruit, few physicians are aware of these consequences.
There’s the saying, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” For cancer patients, it might be lucrative to drink grapefruit juice instead.
New research has indicated that consuming flavonoids – a class of compounds found in fruits, vegetables, dark chocolate and red wine— may indeed lower the risk of stroke in women.
Scientists in Florida report that adding an edible mushroom-like fungus to grapefruit juice may help to reduce the serious side effects that can occur when people taking certain prescription drugs drink grapefruit juice. Their study is in the January 14 edition of the ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
FRUIT juices including grapefruit, orange and apple can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of heart and cancer drugs, it was claimed. Potentially the medicines could be rendered useless if they are taken at the same time as drinking juice, Canadian researchers said.
Fruit juices including grapefruit, orange and apple can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of heart and cancer drugs, it has been claimed. Potentially the medicines could be rendered useless if they are taken at the same time as drinking juice, Canadian researchers say.
HEART and cancer drugs may not work properly if washed down with grapefruit, orange or apple juice, say researchers. A study by Canadian scientists found a chemical in the juices shut certain drugs out of the body.
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