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2010-09-15 11:49:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new clinical trial supports the benefits to people with osteoarthritis who used a unique extract of turmeric.

2010-04-29 09:28:32

Pre-treatment with curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, makes ovarian cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

2010-03-24 09:21:45

Curcumin improves sclerosing cholangitis in Mdr2 -/- mice by inhibition of cholangiocyte inflammatory response and portal myofibroblast proliferation.

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2009-11-04 10:45:00

Scientists are reporting development of a nano-size capsule that boosts the body's uptake of curcumin, an ingredient in yellow curry now being evaluated in clinical trials for treatment of several diseases.

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2009-10-28 12:40:00

Scientists said on Wednesday that a molecule found in a curry ingredient kills esophageal cancer cells in the laboratory, suggesting it might be developed as an anti-cancer treatment.

2009-07-17 14:37:14

Turmeric may help lower risk of breast cancer after exposure to hormone replacement therapy, U.S. researchers say.

2009-07-17 00:51:31

Vitamin D and turmeric spice might help stimulate the immune system to clear the brain of plaques linked to Alzheimer's disease, U.S.

2009-05-19 21:04:09

An extract of a plant used as a cooking spice -- turmeric -- suppressed fat tissue in mice, U.S. researchers said.

2009-05-18 10:06:56

Curcumin, the major polyphenol found in turmeric, appears to reduce weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) studied mice fed high fat diets supplemented with curcumin and cell cultures incubated with curcumin.


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  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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