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Neem plant compound shows promise for prostate cancer

Nimbolide, a bioactive compound derived the neem plant, could reduce the size of prostate tumours by up to 70% and suppress its spread or metastasis by half.

18 October, 2016

Vitamin A compound lowers bowel cancer risk

New evidence shows that retinoic acid can reduce the inflammation in the gut that is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer.

5 September, 2016

Selenium may protect against liver cancer

New research shows that show that high blood selenium levels are associated with a decreased risk of developing liver cancer.

1 September, 2016

Plant compounds could help stop colon cancer spread

In a new study silymarin, derived from milk thistle, was found to work synergistically with curcumin, derived from turmeric, to kill colon cancer cells.

10 August, 2016

Eat more cereal fibre to reduce heart disease & cancer deaths

A new analysis claims that regularly eating cereal fibre could reduce the risk of heart disease-related deaths by up to 18% and cancer deaths by 15%.

11 July, 2016

Could broccoli sprout extract help prevent oral cancer?

New evidence confirms that broccoli sprout extract can switch on genes that aid the body’s own efforts to detoxify itself of carcinogenic substances.

4 July, 2016

Does ancient algae offer new hope for hard-to-treat cancers?

A unique type of blue-green algae has shown real promise in the treatment of rare types of brain and breast cancers.

8 April, 2016

Frankincense extract prevents radiation-induced skin damage

Radiation treatment for breast cancer can induce complex skin wounds, but a cream containing frankincense extracts has been shown to reduce the damage.

25 March, 2016

Omega-3 supplements could help protect against breast cancer

For overweight women supplementing with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA may help keep breasts healthy and lower the risk of breast cancer.

16 March, 2016

Neem extract shows promise as pancreatic cancer treatment

A natural extract derived from India’s neem tree could potentially be used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.

12 February, 2016