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The Study of Sulforaphane Used as a Chemopreventative Measure

December 28, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,519 views
cruciferous vegetables

Sulforaphane is a natural product released after consumption of cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables are a family of vegetables containing cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, bok choy, kale, collard greens, and several other leafy vegetables. Sulforaphane …

The Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Side Effects Caused by Statin Drugs with the Supplement, Coenzyme Q10

December 21, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,456 views
heart

As the front-running cause of death in the United States and a leader among the most common chronic disorders, cardiovascular disease is a prominent topic in modern disease research. Drug therapies are constantly investigated to …

Potential for Anti-Cancer Treatment From Berberine Component of Rhizoma Coptidis

December 14, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,460 views
TCM

Coptis root from the plant species Rhizoma Coptidis is commonly investigated for its medicinal purposes through the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Known as Huang Lian in Chinese, this bitter root is of grave importance …

Phenolic Compounds Found in Berries, Tea, Wine, and Nuts May Reduce Fibrogenesis in Pancreatic Cells

November 30, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,413 views
Cell

As an incredibly destructive disease, cystic fibrosis implements dangerous symptoms among patients who are genetically susceptible. Cystic fibrosis is characterized by an excessive accumulation of mucus in the lungs and other organs that inhibits breathing, …