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Posts Tagged ‘resveratrol’

Virus & skin cancer, batteries. Anti-virals

In anti-viral, electric car, garlic, green battery, immune system, interferon, nutriferon, resveratrol, skin cancer, virus, virus battery, vivix on April 5, 2009 at 12:07 pm

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Resveratrol kills cancer cells

In blood cancer, bowel, breast tumor, cancer, lung, prostate, resveratrol, skin, stomach on December 31, 2008 at 8:38 am

Grape extract kills cancer cells

Resveretrol — found in grapes — Previous research has shown grapeseed extract has an effect on skin, breast, bowel, lung, stomach and prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.  It can also reduce the size of breast tumours in rats and skin tumours in mice.  However, the University of Kentucky study is the first to test its impact on a blood cancer.  Lead researcher Professor Xianglin Shi said: “These results could have implications for the incorporation of agents such as grapeseed extract into prevention or treatment of haematological (blood) malignancies and possibly other cancers.  “What everyone seeks is an agent that has an effect on cancer cells but leaves normal cells alone, and this shows that grapeseed extract fits into this category.”      more from BBC

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Alzheimer’s and fast food. Helped by vitamin B, education, grape seeds

In alzheimer's on November 30, 2008 at 12:17 pm

 

LONDON, Nov. 28, 2008 (Reuters) — Mice fed junk food for nine months showed signs of developing the abnormal brain tangles strongly associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a Swedish researcher said on Friday. …  >full story

Nov. 28, 2008 (Daily Pilot, California) — High doses of an over-the-counter vitamin has prevented some memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a UCI study that appears in …

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2008 (Reuters) — Brain scans of people with an abnormality that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease are strengthening the notion that greater education levels somehow protect against this common form of dementia.

Nov. 28, 2008 (USNews.com Video)

An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country …  > read more