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The Study of Sulforaphane Used as a Chemopreventative Measure

December 28, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,658 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 …

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

December 14, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,734 views

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 …

The Ties Between Curcumin Intake and Tumor Suppression

July 6, 2016 – 12:00 am | 2,197 views

Cancer is a leading and devastating cause of death in the United States, as one of the most difficult diseases to prevent and treat among the chronic diseases. The complexity of certain cancers, specifically colorectal, …

The Use of PSA Testing to Screen for Prostate Cancer in American Men

June 15, 2016 – 12:00 am | 1,227 views
PSA Test

Aside from cancers of the skin, prostate cancer is the leading type of cancer for men in the United States. Prostate cancers most frequently start development in the gland cells of the prostate, known scientifically …