Turmeric is useful for treating cancer

Publié par happy-diet mercredi 5 mai 2010

Turmeric is useful for treating cancer

Scientific study found that one of the components of the roots of turmeric enhances the effect of therapies used to fight ovarian cancer, as it works to reduce the resistance of tumor cells Alajen chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

And the research team under the supervision of scientists from the University of Dakota U.S. experiences using a combination contain a compound curcumin - a compound that gives turmeric root color and distinctive flavor - and nano-particles for the delivery of a tanker vessel to the position of infected cells.

According to the results of the study the exposure of ovarian cancer cells to the compound curcumin before exposure to chemotherapy and radiation contributed to the increased sensitivity to these treatments, which helped to reduce the doses prescribed them to discourage the growth of cancer cells.

The study, published recently by the journal Research "ovarian" to test the effect of curcumin on the preparation of ovarian cancer cells resistant to treatment, as the bioavailability of Curcumin is low because of the inability of the body to absorb properly.

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