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Cancer – Liver Cancer

Astaxanthin found to reduce oxidation, DNA damage and liver cancer formation

Posted November 12, 2013

Scientific evidence continues to mount showing that astaxanthin is one of the most potent antioxidants yet discovered. A study conducted by researchers from India’s National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research found that astaxanthin not only can reduce oxidation of the liver but can actually prevent DNA damage and the early stages of liver cancer development.

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Coffee Consumption Cuts Liver Cancer Risk

Posted October 23, 2013

Three cups of coffee per day can reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by more than 50 percent, reveals study. The research also indicated that three cups of coffee per day reduces liver cancer risk by more than 50 percent.

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Cardio Could Hold Key to Cancer Cure

Posted April 28, 2013

Regular exercise has been proven to reduce the chance of developing liver cancer in a world-first mice study that carries hope for patients at risk from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

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Inhibitory effects of crude extracts from some edible Thai plants against replication of hepatitis B virus and human liver cancer cells

Posted December 7, 2012

Edible plants such as Cratoxylum formosum (Jack) Dyer, Curcumin longa Lin, Momordica charantia Lin and Moringa oleifera Lam have long been believed in Thai culture to relieve ulcers and the symptoms of liver disease. However, little is known about their anti-liver cancer properties and antiviral activity against hepatitis B virus (HBV). The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-liver cancer and anti-HBV activities of crude extracts from these edible plants on human liver cancer cells.

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Liver Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Vitamin E

Posted July 18, 2012

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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Zinc lozenges shorten common cold duration

Posted April 30, 2012

Using zinc lozenges may reduce the duration of a common cold episode, according to a new study recently published in The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal. The study shows taking a dose of greater than 75 mg of zinc in the form of zinc lozenges per day cut the duration of the common cold by 20 to 42 percent.

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High-Dose Zinc Lozenges May Reduce Duration of Cold Symptoms

Posted April 30, 2012

High-dose, but not low-dose, zinc lozenges shorten the duration of the common cold, according to the results of a meta-analysis reported in the July issue of The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal.

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Can Zinc Treat the Common Cold?

Posted April 30, 2012

Is zinc effective for treatment and prevention of the common cold?The common cold is one of the most widespread illnesses, with adults averaging 2-4 episodes per year. Morbidity associated with the common cold is not trivial. The median duration of illness is 7.4 days, with 25% of cases lasting approximately 2 weeks.

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